Center for Ethics and Humanities
in the Life Sciences

College of Human Medicine



News and Upcoming Events

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Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

Crossing the Biology to Pathobiology Threshold: Distinguishing Precision Health from Precision Medicine

Christopher H. Contag, PhD, is a John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Director of the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering at Michigan State University.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
12 - 1 pm
C102 East Fee Hall
Or watch live online

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Michigan Advance Care Planning Conference

Strengthen Best Practices & Community Engagement

October 13-14, 2017
Lansing, MI

This conference is presented by the Michigan Primary Care Consortium. Please see the event website for details.

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl will be presenting "Recurrent and Neglected Ethical Challenges in ACP" as part of a concurrent session.

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No Easy Answers in Bioethics Podcast

Episode 1 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! The episode features Dr. Tom Tomlinson and Dr. Devan Stahl discussing their work on the patient preference predictor, a tool that could supplement decision-making in health care settings.

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Medicine’s Collusion with False Hopes: Rights to try, false hope, and the spine of the profession

Marleen Eijkholt, JD, PhD

Join the discussion! Dr. Eijkholt will respond to comments posted through October 5, 2017.

Marleen Eijkholt is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology in the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, and Clinical Ethics Consultant at Spectrum Health System.