Conversations About Ethics

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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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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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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Ethical Issues in Interprofessional Spiritual Care

Christina Puchalski, MD, MS, FACP, FAAHPM

A discussion of ethical challenges for all clinicians including chaplains in the provision of spiritual care as well as the responsibilities of systems and individuals in attending to suffering.

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Ethical Issues in Deep Brain Stimulation

Paul Root Wolpe, Paul J. Ford, and Michael Harhay propose an ethical assessment of the use of deep brain stimulation and an examination of its risks and benefits in this chapt…
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Genomic Inheritances: Disclosing Individual Research Results From Whole-Exome Sequencing to Deceased Participants’ Relatives

In the October 2012 American Journal of Bioethics, these authors confront the ethical dilemma of disclosing the genomic sequencing of deceased research participants to their f…
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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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