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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DNA Dilemma: A Test That Could Change Your Life

This December 24, 2012 cover story from Time Magazine reviews the recent advances in whole-genome sequencing to diagnose disease and to target treatment, as well as the ethica…
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Slippery Slope of Fear

The April 2013 Trends in Cognitive Sciences includes this brief spotlight on the confusing ways in which the word "fear" is used and advocates two separate t…
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Promotoras Encourage Health in Latino Community

The December 23, 2010 Roseville & Granite Bay Press Tribune outlines the value of promotoras and promotores in helping members of their communities navigate the comple…
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