Conversations About Ethics

Cultivating Compassion: Standing at the Edge: Finding Freedom Where Fear and Courage Meet

July 23, 2019 // UT Health San Antonio Pestana Hall // Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD

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Cultivating Compassion: Exploring a Radical Vision of Compassion

July 23, 2019 // The Ecumenical Center // Roshi Joan Halifax, 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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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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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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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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Relationship Between Spiritual Coping and Survival in Patients with HIV

Psychologists from the University of Miami conduct a longitudinal study to determine the effects of spirituality on survival rates of HIV patients in the September 2016 Journa…
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Understanding the Role of Spirituality in Medicine: A Resource for Medical Students

In this three-page handout, the Association of American Medical Colleges Committee on Student Affairs identifies three models for spiritual assessment: HOPE Questions, SPIRIT,…
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Toward a Fully Fledged Integration of Spiritual Care and Medical Care

A March 2018 article in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management promotes clarity in defining the term spirituality, evidence-based standards and practice, and inclusion in …
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