Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series

The Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series meets once monthly for faculty, staff, and students to discuss selected ethics topics. All meetings are Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are at UCSD in Medical Teaching Facility (MTF) 175

2002 Topic Discussion
January 16 The Science, Ethics, and Politics of the Human Cloning Debate Goldstein
February 20 News Media Coverage of Science and Medicine: A Discussion with Journalists McDonald
March 20 Vaccine Research: Ethical Considerations for Germ Warfare and Bioterrorism Tom Phillips
Vaccine Research Institute of San Diego
April 24 When Physicians Disagree with the Law Randy Sturman
May 22 Convicts and Transplants Rickless
June 19 Is the Treatment/Enhancement Distinction Morally Relevant? Devereaux
July 24 Genetic Screening and Testing: Looking at Special Populations Roth
August 21 Vaccination: Ethical Considerations Tom Phillips
Vaccine Research Institute of San Diego
September 25 The role of Humanities in Medical Education Schneiderman,
October 16 Challenges in Medicine and Research: The case of Sinclair Lewis's Arrowsmith Devereaux and
November 20 Conflicts of Interest Engler
December 18 Institutional Self-Assessment of Integrity of Research Kalichman