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 B.605.
In order to receive credit, students must attend at least six lectures.
|Date||Lecture Title||Guest Speaker|
|January 15||Concierge Medicine||Eugene Boisaubin, M.D., F.A.C.P., Professor, Internal Medicine, UT Medical School at Houston|
|January 22||Fetal Surgery||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 12||Ethics of Armed Conflicts||Richard Bradley, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., Professor, Emergency Medicine, UT Medical School|
|February 19||Obamacare||Rebecca Lunstroth, J.D., M.A., Assistant Director and Instructor, McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, UT Medical School|
|February 26||Healthcare Disparities||Joanne Oakes, M.D., Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine; Assistant Dean for Educational Programs, UT Medical School|
|March 19||The Ethics of Peter Singer||Nathan Carlin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, UT Medical School at Houston|
|March 26||Reproductive Medicine||Sandra Darilek, M.S., CGC, Visiting Professor, Pediatrics and Genetics, UT Medical School at Houston|
|April 2||Conflicts of Interest and the Ethics of Medical Devices||Steven Miles, M.D., Professor and Maas Family Endowed Chair in Bioethics, Center for Bioethics; Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School|