Category Archives: Teaching

Dr. Cabrera receives College of Human Medicine Teacher-Scholar Award

Dr. Laura Cabrera, Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and Department of Translational Science & Molecular Medicine, received the Teacher-Scholar Award as part of the Fall 2018 Faculty Awards from the College of … Continue reading

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Recognizing the work of Class of 2015 MSU College of Human Medicine students

As we approach the end of another academic year, the Center would like to highlight the work of several Class of 2015 MSU College of Human Medicine (CHM) students who were recently honored at a CHM awards banquet: Alison Case, … Continue reading

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Statewide Campus System Medical Ethics Day

Last week, close to 80 medical residents from different specialties participated in the College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Statewide Campus System  Medical Ethics Day. Ethics Day provides training in clinical ethics for osteopathic residents in various specialties from around the state. The morning … Continue reading

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New Curriculum: College of Human Medicine

The CEHLS faculty members are pleased to be participating in the ongoing development of the ‘New Curriculum’ in the College of Human Medicine (CHM) MD program. Our faculty serves on many related committees. Within the Center for Ethics – Karen … Continue reading

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About the Center for Ethics’ current Professorial Assistants

Each year, approximately 200 freshmen are appointed as Professorial Assistants (PAs). PAs work with regular members of the teaching faculty on tasks directly related either to scholarly research or to innovative teaching. — MSU Honors College The Center currently has five PAs … Continue reading

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25th Annual MSU Geriatric Symposium

The Center’s Director, Tom Tomlinson, will be speaking this Friday, April 19 at the 25th Annual MSU Geriatric Symposium. This full-day conference will take place at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, and aims to present an approach to challenging … Continue reading

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Saving Babies? The Consequences of Newborn Genetic Screening

Join us for a special brownbag lecture with Stefan Timmermans, author of Saving Babies? The Consequences of Newborn Genetic Screening. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Lyman Briggs College, and the Center for Ethics. Saving Babies? The … Continue reading

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University of Michigan Professor Lisa Harris will give online lecture on contested medical procedures

Stigma, Conscience, and Contested Medical Procedures Conscientious objection (CO) in healthcare provision is widely represented in discourse and in law as synonymous with opposition to contraception, sterilization or  abortion. The pairing of “conscience” with opposition to family planning services is … Continue reading

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Who Decides When You Die?

The Center’s Director, Tom Tomlinson, participated in Northern Michigan University’s Your Health Lecture Series on Thursday, March 14, 2013. The series is open a broad public audience, engaging in a variety of health topics. Dr. Tomlinson’s lecture, End of Life … Continue reading

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Former Center for Ethics Director Howard Brody joins spring Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

Economism and the Unavoidable Activism of Bioethics Examining medicine’s relationship with the pharmaceutical industry, and how health policy and cost containment in the U.S. may persuade one of two things: first, bioethics was born out of social activism and cannot … Continue reading

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