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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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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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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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: Transforming Health Care for an Aging Society

Diane Meier, MD, FACP

Evening lecture for our conversation on Ethical Issues in Palliative Care. Palliative care focuses on enhancing quality of life -- through relief of symptoms, pain and stress -- for those experiencing…

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Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP

This profile from the Center to Advance Palliative Care provides information about the education, publications, awards, and work history of renowned palliative care expert, Di…
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Medical Malpractice: Why is it so Hard for Doctors to Apologize?

In this recent publication from the Boston Globe, a pediatric cardiologist encourages open communication between hospitals, healthcare providers, and patients in instances of …
  Online  www.bostonglobe.com

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How to Develop a Second Victim Support Program: A Toolkit for Health Care Organizations

The May 2012 issue of the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety provides an overview of its toolkit to guide healthcare institutions in assisting clinicians w…
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