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Dr. Stahl attends Galveston Brain Injury Conference

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl attended the Galveston Brain Injury Conference on May 4-5 in Galveston, Texas. She was part of a work group that considered how to handle requests to withdraw/withhold life-sustaining treatments from patients in minimally conscious states. … Continue reading

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The Center welcomes Assistant Professor Marleen Eijkholt

The Center for Ethics is happy to announce the addition of a new faculty member, Dr. Marleen Eijkholt. Dr. Eijkholt is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology … Continue reading

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Dr. Stahl presents at medical humanities, pediatrics events

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl recently attended the Sixth Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference, held September 15-16 in Kalamazoo. Dr. Stahl planned and moderated a panel and workshop on the use of fine art in medicine. Presenters discussed how … Continue reading

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Dr. Stahl presents at 2016 Conference on Medicine and Religion

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl recently presented the paper “The Value of Circus Clowns: What Clinical Ethicists Can Learn from Chaplains About Credentialing, Standardization, and Professionalization” at the 2016 Conference on Medicine and Religion. The conference was held in … Continue reading

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Is it ever morally justifiable to remove a patient from the ICU?

Earlier this month, Center Professor Dr. Len Fleck attended the American Philosophical Association’s Eastern Division meeting in Washington D.C. Dr. Fleck organized and chaired a session for the Philosophy and Medicine Committee, titled “Removing Patients from the ICU: Is It … Continue reading

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The Center welcomes three new faculty members

The Center for Ethics is happy to announce the addition of three new faculty members! New faculty include a neuroethicist, a visiting professor, and a clinical ethicist. Continue reading

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Clinical Ethics Interest Group offers Advance Directive Workshop featuring Tom Tomlinson

The Clinical Ethics Interest Group will host an interactive workshop on Michigan’s advance directive laws and talking with patients about end-of-life decisions. Tom Tomlinson, Director of the Center for Ethics, will be the featured speaker. The workshop will take place … Continue reading

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