Tag Archives: University of Michigan

How do we explain to patients what genetic test results might mean for their baby when they have only been validated in other populations?

Expanded Carrier Screening for an Increasingly Diverse Population: Embracing the Promise of the Future or Ignoring the Sins of the Past? Event Flyer Race and ethnic groups have been tracking heritable conditions endemic within their communities for decades, but past … Continue reading

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Announcing the Fall 2017 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

The Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences at Michigan State University is proud to announce the 2017-2018 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series, featuring a wide variety of bioethics topics. The fall series will begin on September 13, 2017. … Continue reading

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Dr. Stahl presents at CBSSM Research Colloquium

The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) at University of Michigan held its 5th annual Research Colloquium on April 27, 2016. Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl attended and presented on the patients’ right not to know their prognosis, … Continue reading

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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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How do health care providers understand the social basis of conscience?

What people mean when they say “I can’t do that, it violates my conscience” Event Flyer “Conscience clause” legislation, first enacted following Roe v. Wade, intends to protect a health care provider’s (HCP) right to refuse services on the basis … Continue reading

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Moral Concerns and the Willingness to Donate to a Research Biobank

A new study led by Center Director Dr. Tomlinson was published this week in The Journal of the American Medical Association, surveying concerns people may have about donating to a research biobank. You can hear more about the research from … 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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