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New gene editing technologies could offer heightened control of the genes we pass on to our children. Their use for human reproduction would affect everyone, but the stakes are particularly high for people with disabilities, given the history of using … Read More
CCRH’s conflict resolution and clinical-setting Mediation for health care enables professionals who work in the clinical setting—administration, physicians, nurses, chaplains, social workers, patient advocates, risk managers, ethics committee members, and other professionals—to serve as conflict resolution specialists with approaches ranging … Read More
Mar 8 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
It’s been more than 100 years since the landmark Schloendorff v. Society of New York Hospital decision, in which the court articulated a foundational concept of bioethics: “Every human being of adult years and sound mind has a right to determine what shall be done with … Read More
Annual Research Ethics Day: The Challenges of Informed Consent @ Coffman Union Theater, University of Minnesota
Mar 9 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Leading speakers will analyze approaches to seeking consent from adults with diminished capacity; community-based participatory research; and pediatric assent and guardian permission.
Annual Research Ethics Day: Trainings and Workshops @ Coffman Union Theater, University of Minnesota
Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
A variety of centers and departments around the University are offering learning opportunities applicable to a range of practical research topics. These trainings are an opportunity for researchers, faculty, staff, patient advocates and community groups to gain concrete, actionable and … Read More
Mar 21 – Mar 23 all-day
The UNESCO Chair in Bioethics is pleased to invite you to become an active participant at the 12th World Conference. The Conference is designed to offer a platform for the exchange of information and knowledge and to hold discussions, lectures, … Read More
Mar 26 all-day
The 2017 Conference invites health care practitioners, scholars, religious community leaders, and students to address questions associated with the theme, “Re-Enchanting Medicine,” by relating its questions to religious traditions and practices. We welcome an array of disciplinary perspectives, from empirical … Read More
First International Congress of Bioethics: Vulnerability, Justice and Global Health @ Aula Magna de la Facultad de Ciencias Políticas, Sociales y de la Comunicación Sección Ciencias de la Información
Mar 30 – Mar 31 all-day
An international meeting of experts in the Bioethics field, from different disciplines such as Philosophy, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, etc.
This year’s theme encourages participants to explore ways in which humanism can help patients and health professionals navigate and cope with challenging health care and societal systems in order to maintain health professionals’ obligations to society.
Ethics in Healthcare 2017 @ Medical Education Research Facility at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
May 19 @ 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
The Program in Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will host its annual Ethics in Healthcare conference on May 19, 2017 in the Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF).  … Read More
May 25 – May 27 all-day
About the Organizer: The Centre for Biomedical Ethics (CBmE), established in 2006 provides undergraduate and postgraduate education in medical ethics at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUSmed), with major support from the Singapore Ministry … Read More
Genomics and Society: Expanding the ELSI Universe @ The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine and UConn Health
Jun 5 – Jun 7 all-day
This 4th ELSI Congress is the latest in a series of major conferences for researchers and others interested in the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of genomic research. With keynote speakers, plenary panels, workshops, and a wide range of paper, … Read More
2017 Health Law Professors Conference @ Georgia State University College of Law
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
Georgia State Law and its Center for Law, Health & Society invite you to Atlanta for the 40th Annual ASLME Health Law Professors Conference, held for the first time in our fair city. The conference, the oldest and largest of … Read More
Genetic & Reproductive Technologies @ Trinity International University
Jun 22 – Jun 24 all-day
The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity’s 24th Annual Summer Conference Genetic & Reproductive Technologies Synthetic gametes and 3-parent embryos, prenatal screening, CRISPR, IVF: Genetic and reproductive technologies continue to advance at breakneck speed, often without consideration of their underlying … Read More
Synthetic Gametes and 3-Parent Embryos, Prenatal Screening, CRISPR, IVF: Genetic and reproductive technologies continue to advance at breakneck speed, often without consideration of their underlying values. Many of the fundamental questions remain unanswered (and even unasked) about these developments. What … Read More
Jul 17 – Jul 18 all-day
The ethical issues involved in the practice of Global Health initiatives and research are increasingly the subject of public and scholarly debate. These discussions have, however, tended to be dominated by a focus on particular diseases or interventions in certain … Read More
The 18th Asian Bioethics Conference (ABC18) @ Yonsei Unviersity Heal System, Avison BioMedical Research Center
Oct 25 – Oct 28 all-day
The 18th Asian Bioethics Conference (ABC18) will be held at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea 25th through 28th of October, 2017. The theme of the conference is set as “Future of Bioethics & Health Care”. It is a joint effort … Read More

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