Conversations About Ethics

Events Archive


After Harm: Medical Error and the Ethics of Forgiveness

Nancy Berlinger, PhD, MDiv

9th in a Series of Ethics Discussions: Part Two, "After Harm: Medical Error and the Ethics of Forgiveness," a free evening lecture presented by Nancy Berlinger, PhD, MDiv as part of the Conversations About Ethics series, March 19, 2013.

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Disclosing Medical Error Workshop

Lee Taft, JD, M.Div.

9th in a Series of Ethics Discussions: Part One, "Disclosing Medical Error," a free daytime workshop presented by Lee Taft, JD, MDiv as part of the Conversations About Ethics Series on March 19, 2013.

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Moving Toward A Healthy Community: Health Disparities and Mending the Gap in Bexar County

A panel of distinguished speakers

This symposium explored the issues of unfilled health care needs, as well as cultural and situational factors impending full utilization of existing facilities and programs.

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An Intercultural Perspective on Aspirational Ethics to Promote Inclusive Care

R. Esteban Montilla, Ph.D., LPC

Breaking down barriers for individuals seeking healthcare by addressing conflicts within a diverse and pluralistic society.

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Biology of Self and "No Self": Emotions, Contemplation, Compassion and Health

Margaret Kemeny

Understanding the effects of stress, cognition, and emotion on the brain, hormones, the immune system and health.

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Lowering Blood Pressure as a Moral Act: Stress, Health and Socioeconomic Status

Dr. Robert Sapolksy

Analyze how perceptions of social status, and social behaviors based on those perceptions, have a direct impact on physical health.

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Religious & Secular Approaches to Suffering and Healing

Dr. Jerald Winakur, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Rabbi Jack Bemporad

Please join Conversations About Ethics for an evening of discussion with Dr. Jerald Winakur, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and Rabbi Jack Bemporad who will present eastern, western and secular approaches to suffering and healing, their impact on healthcare and the ethical implications in treatment.

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