Conversations About Ethics

Ethical Issues in Interprofessional Spiritual Care

June 29, 2018 // The Ecumenical 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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Perceptions of Palliative Care Among Patients with Advanced Cancer and Their Caregivers

A randomized control trial and follow-up interviews from the April 18, 2016 Canadian Medical Association Journal reveal perceptions of palliative care that equate it with deat…
  Online  www.cmaj.ca

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A Cross-cultural Dialogue on Health Care Ethics

This electronic book available from ebooks at EBSCOhost investigates issues of health and ethics within the context of pluralistic societies. In particular, the authors explor…
  San Antonio Public Library  www.mysapl.org
  Briscoe Library  libproxy.uthscsa.edu

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Disclosure, Apology and Offer: A New Approach to Medical Liability

This announcement from the Massachusetts Medical Society explains a new approach to handling medical error, namely, Disclosure, Apology and Offer, in which medical institution…
  Online  www.massmed.org

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