Conversations About Ethics

Drug Dealer MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It's So Hard to Stop

October 5, 2017 // UT Health San Antonio Pestana Hall // Anna Lembke, MD

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Reclaiming Balance in a Dopamine Saturated World

October 5, 2017 // The Ecumenical Center // Anna Lembke, MD

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The Thief of the Future: The Ethical Puzzle of Maternal Mortality

June 19, 2017 // UT Health San Antonio // Laurie Zoloth, Ph.D., a leading bioethicist and Dean of the University of Chicago Divinity School

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The Ethics of Tragedy: Families, Childbirth and Maternal Mortality

June 19, 2017 // The Ecumenical Center // Laurie Zoloth, Ph.D., a leading bioethicist and Dean of the University of Chicago Divinity School

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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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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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Drug Dealer MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It's So Hard to Stop

Anna Lembke, MD

Dr. Anna Lembke will uncover the unseen forces driving opioid addiction nationwide. ... But perhaps the most frightening aspect of the prescription drug epidemic is that it's built on well-meaning doc…

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Why Revelations Have Occurred on Mountains? Linking Mystical Experiences and Cognitive Neuroscience

The authors of this 2005 paper from Medical Hypotheses propose a connection between the effects of altitude on functional and neural mechanisms and the existence of revelation…
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Group Creates Wellness Corridor to Promote Active Spaces

Salud America! details how Latino Health Access in Santa Ana, California has partnered with community members and local organizations to construct a park and a wellness corrid…
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New Genetics and its Consequences for Family, Kinship, Medicine and Medical Genetics

This August 2003 paper in the journal Social Science & Medicine focuses on the characteristics and uncertainties of the new genetics, the resultant medicalization of famil…
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