Conversations About Ethics

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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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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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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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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Review of Ethical Issues in Medical Genetics

This 110-page report from the World Health Organization addresses the major ethical concerns in providing genetic services, including informed consent, genetic screening, pati…
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Value of Apology

In this 16-minute interview from the PBS show Think, medical ethicist and attorney Lee Taft analyzes the legal consequences of the apology as evidence in court, as well as its…
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Critical Questions in Bioethics: Fragile Beings in a Commanded World

In this 52-minute video presentation recorded at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Dr. Laurie Zoloth emphasizes the need for religious voices in the disc…
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