An Insurer’s View of the World: Health Informatics and Personalized Medicine.
Thursday, March 1, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
HMS New Research Building
HIM Lecture Room
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
Troyen Brennan, MD, JD, MPH, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Aetna Inc. Bioinformatics Grand Rounds.
Animals: A Kantian View
Thursday, March 8, 4:00 PM
305 Emerson Hall
25 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Hilary Bok, PhD, Henry R. Luce Professor of Bioethics and Moral & Political Theory, Johns Hopkins University. Co-sponsored by the Kennedy School of Government, the Department of Philosophy, and the Division of Medical Ethics. For information, Camiliakumari_Wankaner@ksg.harvard.edu
Can Lawyers Produce the Rule of Law? Law-building Projects Abroad.
Thurs/March 15, 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Kennedy School of Government
79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Robert Gordon, JD, Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and Legal History, Yale Law School. Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics Public Lecture Series. For information, (617) 495-1336 or www.ethics.harvard.edu
“Post-Trial Access to Medical Care: Qualitative Results from the EPIC Study”
(EPIC: Experience of Participants in Clinical Trials)
Research In Progress Presentation Series
March 16, 2007, 9:00-10:30 AM
Ballard Room, 5th floor, Countway Library, Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck St, Boston, MA
Neema T. Sofaer, PhD and Carrie Thiessen
Co-sponsored by Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health and The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Bioethics. RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 617-432-5950
The Medical Ethics Faculty Seminar - Problems That Just Won’t Go Away: Doctors in Danger.
Friday, March 16, 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Minot Room, 5th Floor
10 Shattuck Street, Boston
Clair Mills, MD, Head of Public Health Department, Médecins Sans Frontières-Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Sponsored by the Division of Medical Ethics. RSVP to DME@hms.harvard.edu
Healing Presence: Creating A Culture That Promotes Spiritual Care.
Monday, March 19, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Smith Family Room (Dana 1620)
44 Binney Street, Boston
Carol Taylor, RN, MSN, PhD, Director, Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University. Sponsored by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. RSVP to email@example.com
Re-Engineering Human Biology: What Should Be the Ethical and Legal Limits?
Monday, March 19, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Harvard Law School
Austin Hall, Ames Courtroom
1515 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
- Ronald Dworkin, LLB, Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law, New York University School of Law; Bentham Professor of Jurisprudence, University College London
- Leon Kass, MD, PhD, Hertog Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; and the Addie Clark Harding Professor of Social Thought and in the College, The University of Chicago;
- Richard Posner, LLB, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Chicago
- Michael Sandel, DPhil, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Harvard University
- Elena Kagan, JD, Dean, Harvard Law School, moderator
Sponsored by The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology & Bioethics, Harvard Law School; The Harvard University Program in Ethics & Health; The Ethics and Public Policy Program of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, with financial sponsorship from The Cammann Fund.
The Ethics of Transparency: German Citizenship and the Right Not to Know.
Thursday March 22, 4:00 PM
HMS Osher Institute
Landmark Building, Suite 221
401 Park Drive, Boston
Stefan Sperling, PhD, Anthropology Research Unit of the Life Sciences, Humbuldt University, Berlin. For information, (617) 384-8550.
Professional Responsibility, Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Leadership in Clinical Ethics
Friday, March 30, 7:45 am - 5:00 PM
Boston College Yawkey Center
Murray Function Room
140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill
This day-long conference will provide health care and allied professionals and pre-professional students with the tools to recognize the ethical content of care-giving situations. Sponsored by the Boston College Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics and Connell School of Nursing, in conjunction with Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Registration required. For information, firstname.lastname@example.org