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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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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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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Nurses' Disclosure of Error Scenarios in Nursing Homes

This paper in the January/February 2013 Nursing Outlook compiles the results of a survey of 1,180 registered nurses and registered practical nurses in Ontario, Canada with reg…
  Briscoe Library  libproxy.uthscsa.edu

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Determinants of Health

The March 2002 issue of Health Affairs includes several articles that discuss the factors contributing to health disparities and that recommend policy approaches to address th…
  Briscoe Library  libproxy.uthscsa.edu

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Communicating About Prognosis: Ethical Responsibilities of Pediatricians and Parents

Jennifer W. Mack, MD, MPH and Steven Joffe, MD, MPH consider the ethical issues surrounding the disclosure of prognosis to seriously-ill children and their parents in this Feb…
  Online  pediatrics.aappublications.org

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