Conversations About Ethics

Reclaiming Balance in a Dopamine Saturated World

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

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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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The Ethics of Tragedy: Families, Childbirth and Maternal Mortality

June 19, 2017 // The Ecumenical Center // Laurie Zoloth, Ph.D., a leading bioethicist and Dean of the University of Chicago Divinity School

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The Thief of the Future: The Ethical Puzzle of Maternal Mortality

June 19, 2017 // UT Health San Antonio // Laurie Zoloth, Ph.D., a leading bioethicist and Dean of the University of Chicago Divinity School

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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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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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Drug Dealer MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It's So Hard to Stop

Anna Lembke, MD

Dr. Anna Lembke will uncover the unseen forces driving opioid addiction nationwide. ... But perhaps the most frightening aspect of the prescription drug epidemic is that it's built on well-meaning doc…

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Ethics of Palliative Sedation

This March 2006 report from the National Ethics Committee of the Veterans Health Administration establishes guidelines for the administration of palliative sedation and safegu…
  Online  ethics.va.gov

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Psychological Responses to Genetic Testing

In this 1998 resource from BMJ on the psychological effects of genetic testing for Huntington's disease, breast cancer, and ovarian cancer, the authors also consider the impac…
  Online  nlm.nih.gov

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Palliative Care: Transforming the Care of Serious Illness

This electronic book from 2010 includes an opening essay by Dr. Diane Meier on the development of and issues raised by palliative care, followed by reprints of 25 important ar…
  Briscoe Library  libproxy.uthscsa.edu

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