Conversations About Ethics

Reclaiming Balance in a Dopamine Saturated World

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

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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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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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Passing the Torch: The Palliative Care Social Worker

The Center to Advance Palliative Care presents this 4-minute audio interview with a retiring palliative care worker about the contributions that social work departments can ma…
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Developing and Adapting a Family-Based Diabetes Program at the U.S.-Mexico Border

This case study from the January 2005 Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy details the development, implementation, and outcome of La Diabe…
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On Higher Ground: Ethical Reasoning and its Relationship with Error Disclosure

This 2013 analysis from BMJ Quality & Safety studies whether scores on a test of ethical reasoning administered to twenty-nine internal medicine residents at Johns Hopkins…
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