Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Health Policy Symposium

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Baylor Health Policy Symposium 2024

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This event is organized by The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy and Center for Professionalism (bcm.edu).

May 14, 2024

Theme: When Medicine Becomes Political

Overview: Our annual event where we highlight health policy work at Baylor College of Medicine and discuss contemporary challenges in health policy that impact our community. This year, we hope to have candid conversations about how to engage in productive discussion around controversial topics and promote respectful discourse in the face of disagreement. We will also have a poster session from Baylor students.

Location: Virtual

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Agenda
TimeTopicPeople
8:45Opening

Amy McGuire, J.D., Ph.D., Leon Jaworski Professor of Biomedical Ethics and director of the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine


Ellen M Friedman, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P, Director, Office of the Provost, Center for Professionalism and Professor, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine

9 - 9:40Keynote: The Political Doctor Bret Giroir, M.D., CEO, Altesa BioSciences, Inc.; Former Assistant Secretary for Health and Admiral, US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

Moderator: Vaso Nataly Rahimzadeh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine
9:40 - 10:25The Political Patient

Susan Patricia Raine, MD, JD, MEd, LLM, Professor
Obstetrics & Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine

April Dione Adams, MD MS, FACOG, FACMG
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine

Joseph Shimon Kass, M.D., J.D., FAAN, Professor, Neurology, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine

Moderator: Jean Raphael, MD, MPH, Professor, 
Pediatrics-Academic General at Baylor College of Medicine

10:25 - 10:35BREAK 
10:35 - 11:15Keynote: The Political Academic

Peter Jay Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine,  Endowed Chair in Tropical Pediatrics Texas Children's Hospital, Co-Director, Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development

Moderator: Laura A. Petersen, M.D., M.P.H., Professor Medicine-Health Srvcs Research at Baylor College of Medicine, Associate Chief of Staff for Research, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and Director, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, and Safety (IQuESt) at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

11:15 - NoonTranscending Politics

Mary Brandt, MD, FACS, Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Surgery and Medical Ethics at Baylor College of Medicine

J. Wesley “Wes” Boyd, MD, PhD, Professor of psychiatry and medical ethics at Baylor College of Medicine, Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Ricardo Nuila, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine-General Med/Ben Taub at Baylor College of Medicine

Moderator: 
Stacey Rubin Rose, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.I.D.S.A., Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Department of Education, Innovation and Technology, Associate Director, Center for Professionalism at Baylor College of Medicine

Noon - 12:20LUNCH BREAK 
12:20 - 1:20Keynote: Where do we go from here? 

Robert J. Blendon, Sc.D., Richard L. Menschel Professor of Public Health and Professor of Health Policy, Emeritus Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Moderator: Ellen M Friedman, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P,  Director, Office of the Provost, Center for Professionalism and Professor, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine

1:20 - 1:25ClosingAmy McGuire, J.D., Ph.D., Leon Jaworski Professor of Biomedical Ethics and director of the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine

Health Policy Pathway Virtual Poster Session

 

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