Center for Ethics and Humanities
in the Life Sciences

College of Human Medicine



News and Upcoming Events

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Watch a webinar from the 2016-2017 Series

Covert Costs of Racial and Ethnic Concordance in the Medical Workforce

Karen Kelly-Blake, PhD, and Libby Bogdan-Lovis, MA

Dr. Kelly-Blake presents research from their multi-institutional project that looks to unpack the complexities surrounding underrepresented minority service to the underserved and how that service may distract those physicians from pursuing other medical professional opportunities.

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Watch a webinar from the 2016-2017 Series

Recurrent and Neglected Ethical Issues in the Psychiatric Brain Stimulation Discussion

Laura Y. Cabrera, PhD

What are key ethical concerns surrounding the use of psychiatric deep brain stimulation (DBS)? Dr. Cabrera makes the case that understanding the ethics of DBS for psychiatric interventions provides important insight into the way in which ethical concerns for a single technology might vary depending on their intended use.

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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. Early Bird registration is available through July 31. Please see the event website for details.

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Cis, Trans, Gay, Straight: Being Called Out by the Doctor

Jamie Lindemann Nelson, PhD

Join the discussion! Dr. Nelson will respond to comments posted through July 6, 2017.

Jamie Lindemann Nelson is a Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Michigan State University.