Tag Archives: plastic surgery

What social and ethical challenges are presented by female cosmetic genital surgery?

Female Cosmetic Genital Surgery: Social and Ethical Considerations Event Flyer In recent years, there has been an upsurge in plastic surgery for women who wish to alter the look and feel of their genitalia. The women who undergo these procedures … Continue reading

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Botox for Millennials?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Devan Stahl, PhD When I was in my mid-twenties I went to my physician to have a mole on my face removed. Before my dermatologist began the procedure, however, … Continue reading

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Would you ever consent to have your medical procedure broadcast on social media?

Episode 10 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! This episode features Dr. Devan Stahl, Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, and Dr. Christian Vercler, Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery in … Continue reading

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Article from Dr. Stahl in April ‘AMA Journal of Ethics’

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl and co-author Christian J. Vercler (University of Michigan) have an article in the April 2018 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics. Their article, “What Should Be the Surgeon’s Role in Defining “Normal” Genital Appearance?,” … Continue reading

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Watch every lecture from the 2013-2014 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

Reye’s Syndrome: A Medical Mystery and a Modern Dilemma This talk from Mark A. Largent, PhD, examines the history of Reye’s syndrome, the hunt to uncover its cause, and the debates that have emerged over last twenty years about the … Continue reading

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Learn the reality of ethics in plastic surgery — it’s not what you see on TV

Plastic Surgery Ethics: An Oxymoron? Event flyer: Vercler Flyer Most plastic surgeons portrayed in the media exhibit questionable moral judgment. After watching shows such as Nip/Tuck, Extreme Makeover, Dr. 90210, and The Swan, one could easily conclude that ethics plays … Continue reading

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