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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.
Thomas Antley Pitts, II, M.D. (1893-1991) served as a member of the Board of the Medical University of South Carolina for thirty-six years and served as its chairman for twenty-five of those years. He left a substantial bequest to the … Read More
Apr 14 – Apr 20 all-day
Emerging infectious diseases (EIDS) such as Ebola and the Zika virus pose potentially grave threats to human health. They can also incite overreations that lead to the scapegoating of vulnerable populations and counter-productive public health responses, such as occurred during … Read More
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
Intensive Workshop in Conflict Resolution @ Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia
May 25 – May 28 all-day
In this Intensive, students will: Learn how to navigate and improve challenging clinical relationships (patient-provider, family-provider, inter-staff conflicts) Learn the techniques of facilitation among a diverse set of stakeholders Learn to effectively manage clinical disputes among and between caregivers, patients … 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 10 – Jul 14 all-day
Dal 10 al 14 luglio 2017 si svolgerà il 16º Corso Estivo Internazionale di Aggiornamento in Bioetica. Il corso estivo è organizzato dalla Facoltà di Bioetica dell’Ateneo Pontificio Regina Apostolorum. Dopo la prima settimana di corso introduttivo, il titolo del … Read More
On 10th to 14th of July 2017, the University of Tübingen in Germany will organize a research retreat for PhD-students and early career researchers. Topic of the research retreat will be ethical, legal, and social aspects of the application of … 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 Cutting Edge: Ethical Controversies in Pediatric Surgery @ Bell Harbor International Conference Center
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – Jul 22 @ 12:00 am
Ethical issues involving children arise frequently in the surgical arena. While the core concepts of confidentiality, informed consent and respect for persons apply in the surgical realm, the application of these concepts in pediatric surgery can be challenging. Surgical innovation … Read More
Refugees and many migrants have long suffered under constraints on their mobility, even in pressing or urgent circumstances. They are often forced to leave their homes for reasons beyond their control, including war and civil unrest, political and religious persecution, … 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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