Category Archives: Friends of the Center

Bioethics for Breakfast: Treating Pain Without Feeding Addiction: Is There a Goldilocks Solution?

Forrest Pasanski, JD, and Steven Roskos, MD, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on April 20, 2017, offering perspective and insight on the topic, “Treating Pain Without Feeding Addiction: Is There a Goldilocks Solution?” In August 2016 the Michigan Department … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: The Future of Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act: Ethical and Policy Challenges

Steve Fitton and Jane Turner, MD, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on February 2, 2017, offering perspective and insight on the topic, “The Future of Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act: Ethical and Policy Challenges.” We assume that Republicans … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Advanced Dementia and the ICU Siren’s Song: When We Build It, Why Do They Come?

Kevin Foley, MD, and Leonard Fleck, PhD, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on December 8, 2016, offering perspective and insight on the topic, “Advanced Dementia and the ICU Siren’s Song: When We Build It, Why Do They Come?” When … Continue reading

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Dr. Fleck presents at Michigan State Medical Society Conference on Bioethics

Center Professor Dr. Len Fleck presented at the 20th Annual Michigan State Medical Society Conference on Bioethics, held on November 12, 2016 in Ann Arbor. The theme of the conference was “Ethical Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Current Controversies and … Continue reading

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Podcast: Dr. Cabrera on Human Enhancement, Communication and Values

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera was interviewed for episode #13 of the podcast “Algocracy and the Transhumanist Project,” created by John Danaher. Topics discussed include human enhancement, communication and values, and Dr. Cabrera’s book Rethinking Human Enhancement: Social Enhancement and … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Compassionate Use: What Is in a Name?

Anas Al-Janadi, MD, and Jennifer Carter-Johnson, JD, PhD, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on November 17, 2016, offering perspective and insight on the topic, “Compassionate Use: What Is in a Name?” Jennifer Carter-Johnson notes that The United States … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Michigan conference opportunities

Registration is now open for Spectrum Health’s 2016 Ethics Conference, The Ethics of Trust, Communication, and Relationships in Health Care. The one-day symposium will address ethical complexities in health care today. “The conference sessions and networking opportunities are designed to increase … Continue reading

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