News and Upcoming Events

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University of Michigan CBSSM Research Colloquium

The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) 2019 Research Colloquium and Bishop Lecture brings together presenters highlighting research related to bioethics, health communication, and medical decision making. Our Assistant Director Libby Bogdan-Lovis will be presenting on breastfeeding stigma.

Registration for this event is free.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
9:00 am-2:00 pm
Ann Arbor, MI

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Watch a recorded webinar from the 2018-2019 Series

The 2018-2019 Bioethis Brownbag & Webinar Series wrapped up in March, but all events were recorded and are available for viewing in our archive.

Visit the Recorded Webinars page to learn about topics related to psychiatry, shared decision-making, aging, philosophy, and female cosmetic genital surgery.

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No Easy Answers in Bioethics

Why I Donated a Kidney to a Stranger: Fleck and Ward – Episode 14

Our latest podcast episode features Center Acting Director Dr. Leonard Fleck and Dr. Arthur Ward of Lyman Briggs College. Listen to learn about Dr. Ward's experience of anonymously donating a kidney to a stranger.

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We Should Tolerate and Regulate Clinical Use of Human Germline Editing

Parker Crutchfield, PhD

Join the discussion! Dr. Crutchfield will respond to comments posted through April 18, 2019.

Parker Crutchfield, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.