Hot Topics in Ethics
Sponsored by the McGovern Center, this course is coordinated by first- and second-year medical students. Each year, this course focuses on current issues relating to ethics in medicine.
All lectures will be held from 12:00 — 1:00 pm in an MSB room TBD.
In order to receive credit, students must attend at least six lectures.
|Date||Lecture Title||Guest Speaker|
|January 8||Well Enough to Execute||Eugene Boisaubin, M.D., Professor, Internal Medicine; Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, UT Medical School at Houston|
|January 18||Patient Decision Making||Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine|
|January 22||End of Life Care||Khalid Almoosa, M.D., M.Sc., FCCP, Assistant Professor, Critical Care Medicine, UT Medical School at Houston|
|February 7||Medical Ethics of Armed Conflicts||Richard Bradley, M.D., FACEP, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, UT Medical School|
|February 18||Religion, Teenagers, and Ethics||Jeffrey Spike, Ph.D., Professor, Family and Community Medicine; Samuel E. Karff Chair, McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, UT Medical School at Houston|
|February 26||Healthcare Disparities||Joanne Oakes, M.D., Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, UT Medical School|
|March 19||Religion and Ethics||Nathan Carlin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, UT Medical School at Houston|
|April 4||Ethical Dilemmas in Reproductive Medicine||Sandra Darilek, M.S., CGC, Visiting Professor, Pediatrics and Genetics, UT Medical School at Houston|
For more information about this class, you may contact one of the student coordinators at: