Tag Archives: dr/patient relationship

Re-envisioning shared decision making in primary care

Re-envisioning shared decision making in primary care Event Flyer Shared decision making is increasingly advocated as the best approach to patient care for many if not most medical decisions. Yet, actually implementing shared decision making in the primary care setting … Continue reading

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What ethical issues are raised by the uncertainty inherent in prognosis?

Join us for Alexander Smith’s lecture, “‘How long do I have, Doc?’ Ethical Issues in Prognostication for Older Adults, ” on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from noon till 1 pm in person or online. Continue reading

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Concussion in the NFL: A Case for Shared Decision-Making?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Karen Kelly-Blake, Ph.D. “Football is not a contact sport, it’s a collision sport.”  Vince Lombardi This is probably football’s most famous quote … Continue reading

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Michigan State Medical Society’s 16th Annual Conference on Bioethics to feature Leonard Fleck

Leonard Fleck, Professor in the Center for Ethics and the Department of Philosophy at MSU, will be speaking at the 16th Annual Conference on Bioethics, hosted by the Michigan State Medical Society September 21-22 at the Campus Inn in Ann … Continue reading

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Brownbag & Webinar Series welcomes Larry Churchill

Larry R. Churchill, PhD, is the Ann Geddes Stahlman Professor of Medical Ethics at Vanderbilt University, where he works with the Ethics Consult Serve and teaches medical students and residents. One of his nagging preoccupations is the adequacy of moral … Continue reading

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