Conversations About Ethics

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Trauma Informed Care (Part 2): Adverse Childhood Experiences: An Unrecognized Cause of Adult Social and Emotional Malfunction, Biomedical Disease, and Premature Death (Breakfast Keynote @ UT Health)

Vincent Felitti, MD

Vincent Felitti, MD, Co-Principal Investigator, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California San Diego will discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences.

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Trauma Informed Care (Part 1): Cultivating Trauma-informed Approaches and Organizations: An Ethical Imperative (Workshop @ The Ecumenical Center)

Gabriela Zapata-Alma

Gabriela Zapata-Alma, LCSW, CADC Director of Policy and Practice for Domestic Violence and Substance Use National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health will discuss ethical issues in trauma informed care.

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Harnessing the Genome: Gene Editing, Psychiatry and Moral Bioenhancement (Lunch Seminar @ The Ecumenical Center)

Julian Savulescu, PhD

Julian Savulescu, PhD will discuss ethical issues in gene-editing affecting both individuals and society at large and explore the potential trade-offs that would be made by attempts to genetically engineer apparently adverse personality traits.

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Harnessing the Genome: Ethics In Gene Editing: Now and the Future (Evening Lecture @ UT Health San Antonio)

Julian Savulescu, PhD

Julian Savulescu, PhD will discuss ethical issues in gene-editing affecting both individuals and society at large and outline a translational pathway for ethically justified first in human trials of gene editing.

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

Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD

Joan Roshi Halifax, PhD discusses strategies for harnessing compassion to develop resiliency and capacity to attend to others.

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SOLD OUT! Cultivating Compassion: Exploring a Radical Vision of Compassion

Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD

Joan Roshi Halifax, PhD presents a conversation exploring a practical, context-sensitive model for cultivating compassion through interactions with others.

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The Ethics of Physician-Assisted Suicide

Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD

A discussion of ethical challenges in the provision of physician assisted suicide.

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