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Jan 7, 2011

Friday
12:30 – 2 PM

Ethics Consortium- Division of Medical Ethics – Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School – Countway Library – Minot Room, 5th floor – 20 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA

The Ethics Consortium is open by invitation only, due to the confidential nature of the cases discussed. Please contact Helen Martins for more information.

Jan 19, 2011

Wednesday
12:30 – 2 PM

Bioethics Research in Progress Presentation

Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health and BWH Center for Bioethics

“Should personal responsibility for health count in the prioritization of health care resources?”

HMS Countway Library – Ballard Room, 5th floor – Boston, MA

Berit Bringedal, PhD – Visiting Scholar, Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health. Lunch provided. RSVP: ethics_health@harvard.edu

Jan 21, 2011

Friday
12:30 – 2 PM

Division of Medical Ethics – Harvard Medical School

The Medical Ethics Faculty Seminar — “Rotten Apple or Rotten System?”

HMS Countway Library - Minot Room, 5th Floor - 10 Shattuck Street, Boston

Lucian Leape, MD, Adjunct Professor of Health Policy, Department of Health Policy and Management, HSPH, and former Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Tufts School of Medicine and NEMC. Sponsored by the Division of Medical Ethics. RSVP to DME@hms.harvard.edu.

Jan 27, 2011

Thursday
4:30 PM

Edmund J. Safra Center for Ethics – Guest Speaker

Location TBD

Jim Cooper, U.S. Representative for Tennessee's 5th District

Feb 4, 2011

Friday
12:30 – 2 PM

Ethics Consortium- Division of Medical Ethics – Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School – Countway Library – Minot Room, 5th floor – 20 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA

The Ethics Consortium is open by invitation only, due to the confidential nature of the cases discussed. Please contact Helen Martins for more information.

Feb 10, 2011

Thursday
4:30 PM

Edmund J. Safra Center for Ethics – Guest Speaker

Pound Hall Room 212 (Ropes Gray Assembly Room), Harvard Law School

Barbara Herman, Griffin Professor of Philosophy; Professor of Law, University of California Los Angeles

Feb 16, 2011

Wednesday
12:30 – 2 PM

Bioethics Research in Progress Presentation

Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health and BWH Center for Bioethics

HMS Countway Library – Ballard Room, 5th floor – Boston, MA

Topic and Speaker: TBA
Lunch provided. RSVP: ethics_health@harvard.edu

Feb 18, 2011

Friday
12:30 – 2 PM

The Medical Ethics Faculty Seminar

"The Denial of Aging and Its Ethical Implications"

Countway Library - Minot Room, 5th Floor - 10 Shattuck Street, Boston

Muriel R. Gillick, MD, Palliative Care and Geriatrics, Harvard Vanguard, and Clinical Professor, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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

Mar 4, 2011

Friday
12:30 – 2 PM

Ethics Consortium- Division of Medical Ethics – Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School – Countway Library – Minot Room, 5th floor – 20 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA

The Ethics Consortium is open by invitation only, due to the confidential nature of the cases discussed. Please contact Helen Martins for more information.

Mar 10, 2011

Thursday
4:30 PM

Edmund J. Safra Center for Ethics – Guest Speaker

Pound Hall Room 212 (Ropes Gray Assembly Room), Harvard Law School

Joshua Cohen, Martha Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society; Professor of Political Science, Philosophy, and Law, Stanford University

Mar 16, 2011

Wednesday
12:30 – 2 PM

Bioethics Research in Progress Presentation

Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health and BWH Center for Bioethics

“National survey of OB and Peds specialists’ attitudes towards pregnancy management in the setting of congenital fetal conditions”

HMS Countway Library – Ballard Room, 5th floor – Boston, MA

Steven Brown, MD - Lunch provided. RSVP: ethics_health@harvard.edu

Mar 18, 2011

Friday
12:30 – 2 PM

Division of Medical Ethics – Harvard Medical School

The Medical Ethics Faculty Seminar — “Letting Go: Facing Death”

Countway Library - Minot Room, 5th Floor - 10 Shattuck Street, Boston

Susan D. Block, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, HMS, and Chair, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Sponsored by the Division of Medical Ethics. RSVP to DME@hms.harvard.edu.

Apr 1, 2011

Friday
12:30 – 2 PM

Ethics Consortium- Division of Medical Ethics – Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School – Countway Library – Minot Room, 5th floor – 20 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA

The Ethics Consortium is open by invitation only, due to the confidential nature of the cases discussed. Please contact Helen Martins for more information.

Apr 13, 2011

Wednesday
12:30 – 2 PM

Edmund J. Safra Center for Ethics – Symposium

"Symposium: The Scientific Basis of Conflicts of Interest: The Role of Implicit Cognition"

Location/time - TBD

David Korn, Vice Provost for Research, Harvard University; Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Apr 15, 2011

Friday
12:30 – 2 PM

Division of Medical Ethics – Harvard Medical School

The Medical Ethics Faculty Seminar

HMS Countway Library - Minot Room, 5th Floor - 10 Shattuck Street, Boston

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

Apr 27, 2011

Wednesday
12:30 – 2 PM

Bioethics Research in Progress Presentation

Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health and BWH Center for Bioethics

Topic: TBA

HMS Countway Library – Ballard Room, 5th floor – Boston, MA

Keren Ladin – PhD Candidate, Health Policy, Ethics concentration, Graduate School of Arts and Science, Harvard University. Lunch provided. RSVP: ethics_health@harvard.edu

Apr 28-29, '11

Thursday - Friday
8 AM - 6 PM

Sixth Annual International Bioethics Conference of the Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health

“New Strategies for Health Promotion: Steering Clear of Ethical Pitfalls”

Inn at Longwood Medical – 342 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

Registration required. No fee. Space limited. Register now.

May 6, 2011

Friday
12:30 – 2 PM

Ethics Consortium- Division of Medical Ethics – Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School – Countway Library – Minot Room, 5th floor – 20 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA

The Ethics Consortium is open by invitation only, due to the confidential nature of the cases discussed. Please contact Helen Martins for more information.

May 13, 2011

Friday
12:30 – 2 PM

Division of Medical Ethics – Harvard Medical School

The Medical Ethics Faculty Seminar — “Alzheimer’s Disease: Testing the Limits”

HMS Countway Library - Minot Room, 5th Floor - 10 Shattuck Street, Boston

Ellen Goodman, Pulitzer Prize Winning Columnist and Author. Sponsored by the Division of Medical Ethics. RSVP to DME@hms.harvard.edu

May 18, 2011

Wednesday
12:30 – 2 PM

Bioethics Research in Progress Presentation

Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health and BWH Center for Bioethics

“Video using simulated prenatal counseling sessions to explore the interface of ethics and communication”

HMS Countway Library – Ballard Room, 5th floor – Boston, MA

Robert Troug, MD – Professor of Medical Ethics and Anesthesiology (Pediatrics) at Harvard Medical School and a Senior Associate in Critical Care Medicine at Children’s Hospital Boston. Lunch provided. RSVP: ethics_health@harvard.edu

Jun 15-17, '11

Wed - Fri

Division of Medical Ethics – Harvard Medical School

Harvard Clinical Bioethics Course

Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA

The Harvard Bioethics Course is a non-credit 3 day program of lectures and seminars for health professionals and others interested in continuing education about clinical ethics. It is designed for members of ethics committees and others interested in ethical aspects of clinical practice, including ethicists, physicians, nurses, chaplains, social workers, health care administrators, respiratory and other therapists, patients’ rights officers and representatives, psychologists, risk managers, moral philosophers, hospital attorneys and trustees. The combination of lectures, case discussions and panels cover core information about ethical theories, principles, and methods, key bioethics cases from US courts, evolving standards for ethics consultation, and areas of clinical ethical controversy and consensus. Faculty for the course are drawn from the Division of Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School and from the Harvard-affiliated hospitals and institutions who are experts published in the specialty areas in which they teach, including bioethics, moral philosophy, medicine and health care.

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