Conversations About Ethics

Ethical Issues In Palliative Care: Skilled Conversations

October 19, 2016 // The Ecumenical Center //

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Ethical Issues in Palliative Care: Transforming Health Care for an Aging Society

October 18, 2016 // UT Health Science Center | Pestana Lecture Hall 3.104A // Diane Meier, MD, FACP

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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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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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Ethical Issues In Palliative Care: Skilled Conversations

Palliative care comes alongside families, as an invited guest, to walk with them through what can be a painfully difficult journey. It offers a support system that affirms life and regards dying as a …

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Bill Moyers Journal

This 25-minute video from Bill Moyers Journal profiles America Bracho, MD, a public health physician and Executive Director of Latino Health Access, focusing on her promotora …
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Lay Health Advisor Interventions Among Hispanics/Latinos: A Qualitative Systematic Review

Ten literature databases, including PubMed, CINAHL, and PsycINFO, were searched for this systematic review from the November 2007 American Journal of Preventive Medicine to as…
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Is Neuroscience the Death of Free Will?

This November 13, 2011 New York Times opinion piece by Eddy Nahmias challenges the common perceptions of free will and proposes that modern neuroscience and psychology do not …
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