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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 for Religion and Health through the generous support of Methodist Healthcare Ministries.

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Ethical Issues at the Outset of Life This volume from the series "Contemporary Issues in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine" studies the ethical considerations that arise from embryo creation, genetic testing, fetal therapy, and pregnancy termination. #ethics #genetictesting http://briscoe.uthscsa.edu.libproxy.uthscsa.edu/record=b1071362

Read More · 28 July 2014 at 13:15

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Did you enjoy the Before Birth and Throughout Life: Ethical Considerations in Genomic Sequencing lecture by Amy McGuire, J.D., Ph.D. this past week? Here are some additional resources she shared with us: http://www.conversationsaboutethics.org/events/birth-and-throughout-life-ethical-considerations-genomic-sequencing/?eID=122#711 #ethics #humangenome

Read More · 26 July 2014 at 15:30

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We had two wonderful events yesterday, a workshop and an evening lecture. The evening lecture was filmed and we will share it here on Facebook in the near future. Thank you to everyone who came! #ethics #learning (1 like)

Read More · 25 July 2014 at 11:41

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We still have spaces in our evening lecture this coming Thursday from 5:00-6:30pm. Admission is free and CEU's, CME's and CNA's are available! Before Birth and Throughout Life: Ethical Considerations in Genomic Sequencing. For more information or to register visit: http://www.conversationsaboutethics.org/events/birth-and-throughout-life-ethical-considerations-genomic-sequencing/?eID=122 #ethics

Read More · 22 July 2014 at 14:15

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Dilemmas at the Beginning of Life: Biomedical Ethics in the Newborn This article from The Journal of Lancaster General Hospital explores key ethical dilemmas involved in the care and treatment of premature newborns and infants with life-threatening conditions, most notably those that may lead to contention between the physician and the infant’s parents. ONLINE http://www.jlgh.org/Past-Issues/Volume-3---Issue-3/Medico-Legal-Matters.aspx (1 comment)

Read More · 22 July 2014 at 08:42