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May 8, 2018

Medical Humanities Conference 2018

When: September 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am – September 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Where: Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Western Michigan University Medical School W.E. Upjohn Campus, 300 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, USA

Submissions of abstracts are welcome for the 8th Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference, to be held September 13-14 in Kalamazoo, MI. The Call for Abstracts is available here: www.wmich.edu/sites/default/files/attachments/u755/2018/MedHum2018.jpg. The eighth annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference … Read More

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April 26, 2018

Responding to High Drug Prices: What Should Patients and Payors Do?

When: May 11, 2018 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Gordon Hall, Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall, 25 Shattuck St, Boston, MA 02115, USA

The high cost of drugs reduces patient accessibility to medications, which can lead to worse health outcomes. The process of translating a drug’s price – from the amount that the manufacturer sets, to the cost paid by patients and health … Read More

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April 3, 2018

Activism and Ethics in the Pro-Life Movement

When: April 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Rubloff – RB140, 375 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

Panel discussion between Kristan Hawkins (President, Students for Life of America), Paige Cunningham (Trinity International University) on the history of activism in the pro-life movement and ethical issues related to surrogacy contracts.  

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March 30, 2018

When Cultures Clash: Navigating Ethical Disagreements Related to Diversity

When: July 20, 2018 – July 21, 2018 all-day
Where: Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2209 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

The delivery of healthcare is practiced increasingly within a multicultural context. Patients and their healthcare providers may not share the same cultural or religious belief systems, which can lead to challenges in finding a shared understanding of illness and negotiating … Read More

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March 30, 2018

Biomedical Experimentation with Humans: History, Ethics and Social Policy

When: August 6, 2018 – August 10, 2018 all-day
Where: Radboud Summer School, Comeniuslaan 4, 6525 HP Nijmegen, Netherlands

This is a course about history, ethics, and policies of biomedical research involving human beings. Students will be introduced to evolution of social attitudes towards research enterprise. We follow the development of research ethics from researcher paternalism, through scandals and … Read More

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March 29, 2018

24th World Congress on Medical Law and Bioethics

When: September 2, 2018 – September 5, 2018 all-day
Where: Dan Hotel, Tel Aviv, HaYarkon St 99, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

The 24th World Congress on Medical Law and Bioethics (www.wcml2018.com) will take place in Tel Aviv from 2-5 September 2018. The main themes of the Congress are Ethical and Legal aspects of Forensic Medicine, Mental Health, Humanitarian Medicine, Health Professions, … Read More

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March 29, 2018

Publish or Perish! Intensive course on research and publishing in bioethics

When: September 12, 2018 – September 14, 2018 all-day
Where: Institute of Nursing and Obstetrics, Piotra Michałowskiego 12, 31-126 Kraków, Poland

The main goal of this course is to enhance your skills in doing research and writing research papers. The course gives you not only practical knowledge and information, but also allows to practice and master your writing skills. The lectures, … Read More

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March 13, 2018

The Real Cost of IVF

When: March 13, 2018 @ 8:49 pm – 9:49 pm
Where: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 27 Sussex Pl, Marylebone, London NW1 4RG, UK

A free-to-attend public event, produced by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) in partnership with the British Fertility Society, about the hidden costs of IVF – the emotional, psychological and opportunity costs, whether borne by individuals, couples or wider society. The … Read More

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March 13, 2018

Ethics and Nicotine: A Conference on Moral Dimensions of Harm Reduction within Global Tobacco Control

When: May 28, 2018 – June 1, 2018 all-day
Where: Brocher Foundation, Route d'Hermance 471, 1248 Hermance, Switzerland

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Ethics and Nicotine: A conference on moral dimensions of harm reduction within global tobacco control Brocher Foundation — Hermance, Switzerland — May 28-June 1 2018 The Brocher Foundation invites younger scholars – junior faculty, post-docs, and advanced … Read More

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March 1, 2018

Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race

When: April 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Denver, Colorado

This pre-conference session will offer participants the unique opportunity to view the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum special exhibit, Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race (on loan to the University of Colorado Center for Bioethics and Humanities) and participate in … Read More

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