Conversations About Ethics

Including communities in promoting mental health in ways that honor principles of self-determination, benefit, justice and equity

April 5, 2016 // The Ecumenical Center // America Bracho, MD, MPH

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The Promotor Model: the ethical imperative to include patients in improving individual and community health

April 5, 2016 // Pestana Lecture Hall // America Bracho, MD, MPH

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The Making and Unmaking of Memories: Beneficial uses and ethical implications of memory manipulation

December 9, 2015 // The Ecumenical Center // Joseph LeDoux

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When Memory Deceives: Current and emerging trends in memory manipulation

December 9, 2015 // Pestana Lecture Hall, The University of Texas Health Science Center // Joseph LeDoux

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Neurotheology, Neuroscience, and the Religious Sensibility

June 9, 2015 // The Ecumenical Center // Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.D

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Is My Mind Mine? Neuroscience, Privacy and the Self

June 9, 2015 // Pestana Lecture Hall // Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.D

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Conversations About Ethics is a series of lectures and discussions about ethics issues presented by the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics and The Ecumenical Center through the generous support of Methodist Healthcare Ministries.


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When Memory Deceives: Current and emerging trends in memory manipulation

Joseph LeDoux

We depend on memory in daily life. It allows us to use the past to help inform the present and future. Yet, memory is based on change. This is both its virtue and its vice.

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Medical Error: Time to Get Real?

This short commentary from the July 2012 issue of Medical Education assesses the best practices in training for adverse events and emphasizes the need to expose students to ac…
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Rationing in the Intensive Care Unit: To Disclose or Disguise?

This essay in the January 2012 Critical Care Medicine conveys professional and conceptual reasons for the disclosure of decisions to ration scarce resources in hospital intens…
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Stress Responsivity and Socioeconomic Status: A Mechanism for Increased Cardiovascular Disease Risk?

The authors of this article in the European Heart Journal study whether psychobiological pathways account for the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in persons of lower …
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