Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Medical Ethics and Health Policy Events

Upcoming Events
Feb. 26, 2024 at noonBaruch Brody Award and Lecture in BioethicsCome hear from 2023-2024 awardee Daniel M. Hausman.  Flyer forthcoming. Learn moreRegister here
March 20, 2024 from 5 - 6 p.m.Bioethics Grand Rounds“This is a Hospital, not a Jail: Caring for patients experiencing incarceration” w/ Drs. Marc Robinson, and Holland KaplanRegister here
April 8-12, 2024Bioethics Intensive CourseA five day in-person course on fundamental bioethics topics and advanced clinical ethics skills.Learn more and register here
April 11, 2024"A Still Small Voice" Documentary Screening and Panel DiscussionScreening and discussion of a new, award-winning documentary video “A Still Small Voice,” which follows a chaplain completing a year-long residency and explores themes such as the power of presence, professional burnout and resilience.Register here
April 17, 2024 from noon - 1 p.m.Bioethics Grand Rounds"Paging Dr. Watson: Ethics of artificial intelligence in medical decision making” w/ Dr. Kristin Kostick Register here
May 14, 2024 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.Annual Health Policy Symposium "When medicine becomes political.” Candid conversations about how to engage in productive discussion around controversial topics and promote respectful discourse in the face of disagreement. Learn moreRegister here
May 15, 2024 from 5 - 6 p.m.Bioethics Grand RoundsTOPIC TBA; w/ Dr. Leon BudrieRegister here
Sept. 11, 2024 from 5 - 6 p.m.Bioethics Grand Rounds“Caring for transgender patients seeking gender-affirming healthcare services” w/ Dr. Stephani RicondoRegister here
Oct. 16, 2024 from 5 - 6 p.m.Bioethics Grand Rounds“Lost in Translation? Opportunities and Challenges in Providing Interpretation for Patients” w/ Amanda GutierrezRegister here
Nov. 13, 2024 from 5 - 6 p.m.Bioethics Grand RoundsGoing It Alone: Unilateral Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Interventions w/ Drs. Subhasis Chatterjee, Mary Moubark, Savitri Fedson, Joanna SmolenskiRegister here


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Brody Lecture and Award


The Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Houston Methodist, and Rice University Department of Philosophy established this named lectureship and award in Dr. Baruch Brody's memory. 

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