Conversations About Ethics

The Ethics of Physician-Assisted Suicide

November 6, 2018 // UT Health San Antonio | Pestana Lecture Hall 3.104A // Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD

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The Quantum Paradigm: A New Epoch and a New Ethic in Health Care

November 6, 2018 // The Ecumenical Center // Daniel J. Thompson, PhD,APA-CCP

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Ethical Issues in Interprofessional Spiritual Care

June 29, 2018 // Norris Conference Center // Christina Puchalski, MD, MS, FACP, FAAHPM

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Attending to Suffering: Fostering Inner Growth as Part of the Professional Formation of Clinicians

June 28, 2018 // Pestana Lecture Hall - UT Health San Antonio // Christina Puchalski, MD, MS, FACP, FAAHPM

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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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Reclaiming Balance in a Dopamine Saturated World

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

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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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The Quantum Paradigm: A New Epoch and a New Ethic in Health Care

Daniel J. Thompson, PhD,APA-CCP

The Quantum Paradigm: A New Epoch and a New Ethic in Health Care: A discussion of ethical challenges and how practitioners’ own emotional and psychological health affects patients, which is ofte…

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Please, I Want to Go Home: Ethical Issues Raised When Considering Choice of Place of Care in Palliative Care

Two palliative care providers seek to balance ideals of beneficence, non?maleficence, autonomy, and justice with issues of mental capacity and risk to families in the October …
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Why is the Maternal Mortality Rate Going Up in the United States?

A December 11, 2015 CNN Health story explores possible causes of maternal death, such as obesity, diabetes, increased cesarean births, lack of access to quality care, and incr…
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Is Neuroscience the Death of Free Will?

This November 13, 2011 New York Times opinion piece by Eddy Nahmias challenges the common perceptions of free will and proposes that modern neuroscience and psychology do not …
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