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Sep 21, 2007

Friday
9:00-10:30 AM

Research in Progress Presentation Series

“Morally and Legally Valuing Newborn Life: A Few Enduring Problems.”

HMS, Countway Library, Ballard Room (5th floor), 10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA
Presenter: Sadath Sayeed, JD, MD

Co-sponsored by Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health and The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Bioethics.
RSVP to ethics_health@harvard.edu or call 617-432-5950

Sep 26, 2007

Wednesday
3-5 PM

The Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health Speaker Series

“Human Nature, Moral Status, and Enhancement.”

651 Huntington Avenue, HSPH, FXB Bldg, 7th floor conference room
Speaker: Professor Allan Buchanan
Duke University, James B Duke Professor of Philosophy and James B. Duke Professor of Public Policy Studies of Public Policy Studies.

RSVP to ethics_health@harvard.edu or call 617-432-5950

Oct 02, 2007

Tuesday
12-1:30 PM

The Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health Speaker Series

“Incorporating Events Near the Time of Birth into the Global Burden of Disease”

HMS, 641 Huntington Avenue, 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Professor Dean Jamison
T. & G. Angelopolous Visiting Professor in Public Health and International Development at the Kennedy School and the School of Public Health.

RSVP to ethics_health@harvard.edu or call 617-432-3768

Oct 11, 2007

Thursday
4:30 PM

Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

“Intoxicated Consent to Sexual Relations”

HU, Kennedy School of Government, Starr Auditorium, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Speaker: Alan Wertheimer
Senior Research Scholar, Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health; John G. McCullough Professor of Political Science Emeritus, University of Vermont

For information about the Safra lecture series, please visit www.ethics.harvard.edu

Oct 12, 2007

Friday
9-10:30 AM

Research in Progress Presentation Series

“Using Informed Consent to Save Trust”

HMS, Ballard Room (5th floor) Countway Library, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston
Speaker: Nir Eyal, PhD
Lecturer in Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Co-sponsored by Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health and The Brigham and Women's Hospital Center for Bioethics.
RSVP to ethics_health@harvard.edu or 617-432-5950

Oct 13, 2007

Saturday
3-5 PM

Partners In Health — 14th Annual Thomas J. White Symposium

“If We Fail to Act: The Future of Global Health”

Sanders Theater, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Speakers: PIH co-founders Paul Farmer, Ophelia Dahl, Danny Glover.

Oct 19, 2007

Friday
12:30-2 PM

The Medical Ethics Faculty Seminar

“Ethical Problems Specific to Academic Medicine - Medical Students: How Many Second Chances?”

HMS, Countway Library, Minot Room, 5th Fl, 10 Shattuck St, Boston
Speaker: Leon Eisenberg, MD
Maude and Lillian Presley Professor of Social Medicine, Emeritus, Department of Social Medicine, HMS.

Sponsored by the Division of Medical Ethics.
RSVP to DME@hms.harvard.edu

Oct 23, 2007

Tuesday
12-1:30 PM

The Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health Speaker Series

“Equity in Bedside Allocation: The Impossible Prescription?”

HMS, 641 Huntington Avenue, 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Samia Hurst MD
Geneva University Medical School, Switzerland

RSVP to ethics_health@harvard.edu or 617-432-5950

Oct 24, 2007

Wednesday
5:30 PM

The 32nd Annual Joseph Garland Lecture

“Healthcare Underwater: The Katrina Experience”

HMS , MEC Amphitheater, 2nd fl., 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston
Speaker: James Aiken, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine & Public Health, LSU Health Science Center; Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness, LSU University Hospital, New Orleans, LA.

This lecture is jointly sponsored by the Boston Medical Library and the Massachusetts Medical Society and educational activity is approved for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit.

Oct 30, 2007

Tuesday
11:45-1 PM

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Ethics Rounds

“Face Transplantation: The Ethics of a New Therapeutic Frontier”

BWH, Connors Center for Women and Newborns, Level L1 , Anesthesia Conf. Room, 75 Francis Street, Boston
Speakers:
  • Bohdan Pomahac, MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, BWH
  • Elizabeth Hohmann, MD, Chair, & Director, Partners IRBs
  • Lisa Lehmann, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Bioethics, BWH

Sponsored by the Center for Bioethics, BWH. Lunch will be served.

Nov 8, 2007

Thursday
4:30 PM

Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

“What Does Empirical Research on Moral Intuitions Tell Us about Morality?”

HU Kennedy School of Government, Starr Auditorium, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Speaker: Richard Holton
Professor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For information about the Safra lecture series, please visit www.ethics.harvard.edu

Nov 16, 2007

Friday
12:30-2 PM

The Medical Ethics Faculty Seminar

“Ethical Problems Specific to Academic Medicine - Faculty Conflicts of Interest”

HMS, Countway Library, Minot Rm, 5th Fl, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston
Speaker: Jordan J. Cohen, MD
Former President, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Sponsored by the Division of Medical Ethics.
RSVP to DME@hms.harvard.edu.

Nov 19, 2007

Monday
11:45 AM - 1 PM

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Ethics Grand Rounds

“Living With a Genetic Cancer Risk Syndrome: A Patient and Parent Perspective”

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Smith Family Rm (Dana 1620), 44 Binney Street, Boston
Speaker: Ms. Luana Locke, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

For information, please contact Steven Joffe, MD.

Nov 20, 2007

Tuesday
4-6 PM

The Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health Speaker Series

“Patient Advocacy and Public Policy: The Case of Newborn Screening”

Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Diane Paul, PhD
Visiting Scholar, The Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health; Professor Emerita, University of Massachusetts.

RSVP to ethics_health@harvard.edu or 617-432-5950

Nov 27, 2007

Tuesday
4-6 PM

The Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health Speaker Series

“Responsibility for What? Economic Experiments on Fairness and Individual Responsibility”

HMS, 641 Huntington Avenue, 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Alexander Cappelen, PhD
Professor and Head of Centre for Ethics & Economics, Norwegian School of Economics

RSVP to ethics_health@harvard.edu or 617-432-5950

Dec 6, 2007

Thursday
4:30 PM

Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

“Is there a coherent alternative to cost-benefit analysis?”

HU Kennedy School of Government, Starr Auditorium, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA
Speaker: Barbara Fried
William W. and Gertrude H. Saunders Professor of Law, Stanford University

For information about the Safra lecture series, please visit www.ethics.harvard.edu

Dec 14, 2007

Friday
9-10:30 AM

Research in Progress Presentation Series

“Choosing Whom to Save”

HMS, Ballard Room (5th floor) Countway Library, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston
Speaker: Carlos Soto, PhD
Teaching Fellow in Philosophy, Harvard University, Philosophy Department, FAS

Co-sponsored by Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health and The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Bioethics.
RSVP to ethics_health@harvard.edu or 617-432-5950

Dec 20, 2007

Thursday
8 AM

The Henry Hardy Lecture in Bioethics and Public Policy

“Health Care Reform: Why Is It so Difficult to Reform?”

BIDMC, East Campus, Sherman Auditorium, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston
Speaker: Theodore Marmor, PhD
Professor of Public Policy and Management & Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, Yale University.

Co-sponsored by the HMS Division of Medical Ethics and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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