Category Archives: Teaching

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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Leonard Fleck recently spoke at 6th Annual Conference on Health Issues in Arab Communities

The 6th Annual Conference on Health Issues in Arab Communities was held on October 16-17 in Dearborn, Michigan. Among the goals of the conference is providing scientific information related to the following focus areas affecting Arab communities: social determinants of … Continue reading

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Margaret Holmes-Rovner to speak at Fall Colloquium for the Center for Personalized Prevention Research in Children’s Mental Health

Professor Margaret Holmes-Rovner has been invited to speak as a part of the Fall 2012 Colloquium Series of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Personalized Prevention Research in Children’s Mental Health (CPPR). Professor Holmes-Rovner’s lecture, Preference formation in the face … Continue reading

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BHS Advisor Monica List spoke at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts’ 2012 meeting

Monica List, the advisor for the Specialization in Bioethics, Humanities and Society, gave a lecture entitled, Fear of the animal Other: a historical journey, at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. The meeting, … Continue reading

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Ethical Challenges Treating the Medically Fragile Child: Department of Pediatrics and Human Development Grand Rounds

Center for Ethics Director Tom Tomlinson will join Department of Pediatrics and Human Development Professors Jane Turner and Yakov Sigal to present on the topic: Ethical Challenges Treating the Medically Fragile Child for the department’s Grand Rounds on Thursday, October … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Bogdan-Lovis will be a panelist for GenCen’s Teach-In on Women’s Reproductive Rights

The Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen) will host a panel discussion of the recent developments in women’s reproductive rights and the important issues at stake during this election season. Local and national perspectives will be discussed. Center faculty … Continue reading

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CMIO Leadership Forum: Transforming Health Care through Evidence-Based Medicine; Margaret Holmes Rovner to speak

The CMIO Leadership Forum is an interactive meeting for physicians and other clinical leaders, executives, researchers and opinion leaders to freely share ideas, discover best practices, and identify strategies to position an organization to survive and thrive in an era … Continue reading

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