Category Archives: Teaching

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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What Patients and Families Don’t Need to Know: Sparrow Ethics Grand Rounds February 20

The Center’s director, Tom Tomlinson, PhD, will be presenting at Sparrow Health System’s Critical Care Conference on Wednesday, February 20 with Larry Rawsthorne, MD, of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Consultants. What Patients and Families Don’t Need to Know The … Continue reading

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Join us March 13 for a live broadcast lecture by MSU Professor Daniel A. Menchik, PhD

Mediating Certainty and Uncertainty in Medical Decision-Making: Feedback Loops and Projected Outcomes How does knowledge inform practice in medical decision-making? This paper argues that the pace of task-driven feedback loops influences when physicians enact authoritative personas and deploy scientific resources. … Continue reading

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Where is Primary Care headed? Find out in a lecture by Joel Howell, MD, PhD in our Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

The Past and Future of Primary Care Medical care and primary care were at one time synonymous. All health care was primary. The concept and terminology of primary care came into widespread use during the 1960s, reflecting a specific policy … Continue reading

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January 2013 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar: Julie Phillips presents on the impact of the rising costs of medical school

Investment or Entrapment? The High Cost of Medical Education and its Implications for Students, Medicine, and Society The growing costs of medical education in the United States have lead to an ever-increasing proportion of students who graduate with very high … Continue reading

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Len Fleck will be giving Grand Rounds presentation for Internal Medicine and Family Medicine at York Hospital

Leonard Fleck, Professor in the Center for Ethics, will be travelling to York, Pennsylvania to give Grand Rounds lectures on October 25 for Internal Medicine and Family Medicine at York Hospital. The title of his presentation is “Just Caring: Health … Continue reading

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