Paradigm Cases in Law and Bioethics

Spanning Fall 2012 through Spring 2013, students will have the opportunity to hear about many cases that have affected law and bioethics. Covering issues from end-of-life care to health care reform, this blue book presents students with information on well-known cases that have affected the practice and profession of medicine.

All sessions will be held in MSB B.605 from 12:00 — 1:00 pm, except for December 3, which will be held in MSB B.643.

Students interested in attending should contact the student course coordinator regarding attendance requirements.

Schedule for Fall 2012 — Spring 2013

Date
Topic
Speaker
September 19 Casuistry Jeffrey Spike, Ph.D., Professor, UT Medical School
October 17 Cruzan & Quinlan/End of Life Care Cheryl Erwin, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UT Medical School
November 14 Tarasoff/Duty to Warn Cheryl Erwin, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UT Medical School
December 3 Raich/Medical Marijuana Cheryl Erwin, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UT Medical School
January 16 Roe/Baby M/Litowitz Cases/Surrogacy Rebecca Lunstroth, J.D., M.A., Assistant Director, McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics
February 13 Kaimowitz/ADH/Miller/Ashley/Forced Treatment Jeffrey Spike, Ph.D., Professor, UT Medical School
March 20 Strunk/Gelsinger/Informed Consent Cheryl Erwin, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UT Medical School
April 8 PPACA/Health Care Reform Cheryl Erwin, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UT Medical School

Announcement

For more information about, or to register for, this class, contact the student course coordinator at Cameron.K.Clinton@uth.tmc.edu.

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