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Devoted to understanding and teaching the ethical, social and humanistic dimensions of illness and health care since 1977.

February webinar to address Michigan’s vaccine waiver education policy

What’s the point of Michigan’s vaccine waiver education requirement? Event Flyer Since 2015, Michigan parents have had to attend education sessions at public health offices if they want their unvaccinated or under-vaccinated children to attend school or daycare. This policy … Continue reading

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Announcing the Spring 2018 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

This year’s Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series resumes in February. You are invited to join us in person or watch live online from anywhere in the world. Information about the spring series is listed below. Please visit our website for more details, … Continue reading

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Episode 5: Public Perception of Psychiatric Interventions

Episode 5 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! This episode features guests Dr. Laura Cabrera, Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Translational Science & Molecular Medicine, Dr. Robyn Bluhm, Associate Professor … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for the DNR Tattoo

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Tom Tomlinson, PhD A Letter to the Editor published at the end of November in The New England Journal of Medicine excited a lot of comment and mass … Continue reading

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Dr. Fleck co-authors ICU article in new ‘Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics’

Center Professor Dr. Leonard Fleck has a new article in the January 2018 issue of Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. The article, “First Come, First Served in the Intensive Care Unit: Always?,” was written by Dr. Fleck and Timothy F. … Continue reading

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Dr. Eijkholt and co-authors published in ‘Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics’ winter issue

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Marleen Eijkholt has a new article in the Winter 2017 issue of Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics. Authored by Dr. Eijkholt, Jane Jankowski, and Marilyn Fisher, the article is titled “Screen Shots: When Patients and Families Publish Negative … Continue reading

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Episode 4: Comparing Chinese and American Bioethics

Episode 4 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! This episode features guests Dr. Guobin Cheng, Adjunct Associate Professor with the Center for Ethics and Associate Professor at Southeast University in China, and Center Director and Professor Dr. Tom Tomlinson. Freshly back in East … Continue reading

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