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Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Clinical Ethics Resources


Intensive Bioethics Course - Continuing Medical Education

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The center partnered with Houston Methodist to offer an advanced bioethics course specifically designed for all types of healthcare professionals who are involved with or interested in the resolution of complex ethical challenges.

Grand Rounds - Continuing Medical Education

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The center created Grand Rounds as one of several ways to engage and keep physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and related professionals abreast of ever changing topics within the field.

A Practical Guide to Developing & Sustaining a Clinical Ethics Consultation Service - Enduring Education

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Center faculty have created this clinical ethics guide to highlight the work we have done in developing and staffing clinical ethics consultation programs in the Texas Medical Center for more than 30 years, practical tools we have created, and ready-to-use pearls of wisdom.

Advance Care Planning - Resources

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Check out these local and national resources available when confronting difficult medical decisions in the face of illness and death.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Learn the answers to frequently asked questions related to ethics consultation services.

Online Learning - Continuing Medical Education

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Up-to-date, medical information from our experts provided virtually.


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Navigating the Ethical Challenges of End-of-Life Surgery - Review and CME Credit

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Author: Savitri Fedson, MA, M.D.
Date of Presentation: Oct. 6, 2021 (Video of Presentation Available - Login Required)
Hosting Series: Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

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Tool: The Ethics Work-Up


The Work-Up was created by center faculty as a tool to guide the responsible management of ethical challenges in clinical care.

View Ethics Work Up

Tool: Advance Care Planning Guide


The clinical ethics consult team created this resource to help you write an advance care plan.

Check out this guide