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 for Religion and Health through the generous support of Methodist Healthcare Ministries.
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to Rutgers School of Law–Camden: Kimberly Mutcherson, of Rutgers School of Law–Camden, examines the arguments for and against a constitutional right to physician-assisted death for the terminally ill. http://jurist.org/forum/2015/05/kimberly-mutcherson-right-to-die.php (0 comments)
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We are very excited to welcome preeminent neuroethicist Paul Root Wolpe to The Ecumenical Center for our upcoming Conversations About Ethics lectures on June 9 . Luncheon keynote is titled: "Neurotheology, Neuroscience, and the Religious Sensibility" and the evening keynote is "Is My Mind Mine? The Ethical, Social, and Legal Challenges of Modern Neuroscience." Sounds really interesting, doesn't it? http://www.conversationsaboutethics.org/events/ (3 likes, 0 comments)
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“…new tests and treatments won’t leap directly from the lab to the clinic. The Precision Medicine Initiative also calls for a new regulatory framework to make sure that technologies aren’t launched before they’ve been proven to be safe and effective. It may take a few years to design this new vetting system and put it in place. In other words, precision medicine is on the horizon, but it isn’t around the corner.” http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/precision-medicine-is-coming-but-... (0 comments)
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