Conversations About Ethics

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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Is My Mind Mine? Neuroscience, Privacy and the Self

June 9, 2015 // Pestana Lecture Hall // Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.D

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Neurotheology, Neuroscience, and the Religious Sensibility

June 9, 2015 // The Ecumenical Center // Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.D

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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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When Memory Deceives: Current and emerging trends in memory manipulation

Joseph LeDoux

We depend on memory in daily life. It allows us to use the past to help inform the present and future. Yet, memory is based on change. This is both its virtue and its vice.

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Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genomic Medicine

In this review in the August 7, 2003 New England Journal of Medicine, Ellen Wright Clayton, M.D., J.D. addresses public concerns about the impact of genetic medicine on insura…
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Improving the Patient, Family, and Clinician Experience After Harmful Events: The "When Things Go Wrong" Curriculum

The authors of this publication present the results of an interactive educational curriculum on medical harm for medical students, residents, and faculty physicians and highli…
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Deploying Whole Genome Sequencing in Clinical Practice and Public Health: Meeting the Challenge One Bin at a Time

Jonathan S. Berg, Muin J. Khoury, and James P. Evans propose a model by which the large amounts of data that result from whole genome sequencing can be assigned to predetermin…
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