Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series

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The UCSD Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series meets once monthly for faculty, staff, and students to discuss selected ethics topics.

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are on the third Wednesday of the month, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. (MTF) at UCSD in the Medical Teaching Facility (Map), Room 175. 

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For more information, contact Mary Devereaux at mdevereaux@ucsd.edu.

 

2017

Date Topic Location Discussion
Leader
January 18 Metaphors in Medicine UCSD, MTF, Room 175 Lawrence M. Hinman, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University of San Diego
February 15 Consumer eugenics? Uncertain dilemmas and the population-level implications of non-invasive prenatal genetic testing UCSD, MTF, Room 175 Don Navon, Sociology and Science Studies, UCSD
March 21 "Regulation of International Direct-to-Participant Research" UCSD, MedEd MET 145 Mark A. Rothstein, J.D., Herbert F. Boehl Chair of Law and Medicine and Director of the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. 
April 19 A contemporary epidemic: Methamphetamine use and chronic heart disease UCSD, MTF, Room 175 David Shaw, MD, MBA, FACP, FACC
Director of Medical Education, Scripps Mercy Hospital
May 17

“Three-parent Children: Is there a right to know one’s donor?"

UCSD, MTF, Room 175 Reuven Brandt, Ph.D. Lecturer, Dept. of Philosophy
June 21

No Meeting 

UCSD, MTF, Room 175 N/A
July 19 "The CA End of Life Option Act - What We’ve Learned in Year One” UCSD, MTF, Room 175 Lynette Cederquist, MD., Chair, UCSD Hospital Ethics Committee
August 16 No Meeting N/A N/A
October 18 Euthanasia UCSD, MTF, Room 175

Faye Girsh, PhD, Former President of the Hemlock Society

November 15 Race and Medicine UCSD, MTF, Room 175 Michael O Hardimon, PhD, Professor of Philosophy

2018

Date Topic Location Discussion
Leader
January 17 TBA UCSD, BRF2 Room 1102  TBD
February 21 TBA UCSD, BRF2 Room 1102  TBD
March 21 TBA UCSD, BRF2 Room 1102  TBD
April 18 TBA UCSD, MTF, Room 175 TBD
May 16

TBA

UCSD, MTF, Room 175 TBD
June 20 TBA UCSD, MTF, Room 175 TBD