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@ Webinar
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm
While U.S. health care policy is complex and multidimensional, the debate in Washington is often reduced to a few provocative and often misleading claims. What guiding principles should Christians hold our lawmakers accountable to as they consider enacting changes to … Read More
Sep 4 – Sep 5 all-day
The Postgraduate Bioethics Conference (PGBC) is an annual conference for postgraduate student researchers in bioethics. At PGBC postgraduate students and academics working in bioethics come together and share ideas via oral presentations and keynote talks. Workshops in core academic skills … Read More
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
The Initiative in Islam and Medicine at the University of Chicago is a leading center for study and dialogue at the intersection of the Islamic tradition and biomedicine. We conduct Islamic bioethics research so as to provide Muslim patients, providers, … Read More
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
A public event in Manchester about genomic medicine and consent, produced by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) in partnership with Genomics England and chaired by Professor William Newman (Director of the Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine).   Attendance is free, … Read More
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm
Proponents of medical humanities contend that the humanistic dimensions of medicine and health are a critical component of those disciplines; not only do these dimensions help us to understand the very nature of medicine and health, their apprehension allows caregivers … 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
Age and Longevity in the 21st Century @ ONE UN New York Millennium Hotel
Oct 13 – Oct 15 all-day
This two-day conference, sponsored by Global Bioethics Initiative and Stasis Foundation, offers a unique opportunity to call attention to the impact of new technologies on the global profile of aging and longevity. By facilitating expert discussion in a unique setting regarding broad-based perspectives … 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
In 2017, we choose to focus on how the health humanities can address differences among cultures and value systems in the healthcare workplace and beyond. We seek tools to address the concept of otherness and celebrate difference. We encourage proposals … Read More
Nov 2 – Nov 3 all-day
Call for Proposals Symposium:  The Medicalization of Poverty November 2-3 2017, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Resulting Papers to be published in The Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics (2018)) It is well documented that a number of diseases are strongly … Read More
The Center for Ethics at Yenepoya University in Mangalore, Karnataka, India will host the Fifth IAEE Conference in November 2017. The theme of the conference is: Curricular innovations in ethics education. The International Association for Education in Ethics (IAEE) was … Read More
Ethics Teacher Training Course at University of Otago’s Bioethics Centre @ University of Otago’s Bioethics Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand
Nov 20 – Nov 24 all-day
The Ethics Teachers’ Training Course is organized by UNESCO Jakarta Office and University of Otago’s Bioethics Centre in Dunedin, New Zealand, on 20-24 November 2017. It is designed to advance pedagogical capacity for ethics teaching and improve the quality of … Read More
Alternative clinical trial designs and methods are increasingly being used in place of the conventional randomised controlled clinical trial (RCT) in low- and middle- income countries (LMICs). These approaches – including adaptive, cluster randomised and stepped wedge designs and controlled … Read More
The Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine (commonly referred to as the Oviedo Convention) defines a general framework for the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms with regards to the applications of biology and medicine. It lays down a series … Read More
The Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine (Oviedo Convention, 1997) defines a general framework for the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms with regards to the applications of biology and medicine. 20 Years after the opening of the Treaty, what … Read More
Feb 14 – Feb 16 all-day
Conference overview: Clinical trials for novel treatment modalities to combat a range of neurological diseases and injuries are critically needed. However, safely and ethically conducting such trials often proves daunting, for a range of reasons. Concerns about such matters as … Read More
Healthcare ethical dilemmas are rarely black and white. The gray area, where different perspectives intersect, is where difficult questions arise. What can we do as healthcare professionals to have more clarity in these unsure situations? Advancing ethical practice in health-care … Read More

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