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Upcoming Webinars


Wednesday Jun 16th, 2021—4:00pm
Dementia Advance Directives - Stop Eating and Drinking Directives
Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD, HEC-C
Details coming soon

In this webinar, Dr. Pope will detail some of the options available for advanced directives for persons with dementia, and the legal structure to voluntarily stop eating and drinking.

Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD, HEC-C, is a professor at Health Law Institute, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and holds adjunct positions at the Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Queensland University of Technology and the Alden March Bioethics Institute. He also serves as Visiting Professor of Medical Jurisprudence, St. George's University (Grenada, West Indies) and Affiliate Faculty, University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics. As a law professor and bioethicist, he examines using the law both to improve medical decision making and to protect patient rights at the end of life.


Wednesday Jul 21st, 2021—4:00pm
Providing Gender-Affirming Healthcare
Leonardo Candelario Pérez, PhD
Details coming soon

Leonardo Candelario Pérez, PhD is a sexual health psychologist and co-chair of Adolescent Gender Services at Health Partners, a consultant for the National Center for Gender Spectrum Health, and the LGBTQI+ consultant for Centro Tyrone Guzman. Dr. Leo will be sharing with us the importance and methods of providing gender-affirming healthcare.

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Mayo Clinic Covd-19 Series: Managing ICU Capacity and Ethics in Crisis Care

Wednesday Feb 17th, 2021
9:00am

In this one-hour webinar, Mayo Clinic experts will discuss practical and ethical questions in critical care and ICU capacity management, with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic.

LawCats Live - Vaccine Distribution in Long-Term Care: Is it Working?

Friday Feb 5th, 2021
12:15pm

NOTE: LINK HAS BEEN CORRECTED!This unique event features UA experts from the College of Law and across the UA Health Sciences. The discussion will be moderated by Tara Sklar, Professor of Health Law and Director of the Health Law and Policy Program at Arizona Law. Professor Sklar will provide the latest data on COVID cases and deaths in long-term care facilities, among both residents and staff, and highlight variations in vaccination rates across the states. A panel discussion on COVID-19 vaccination efforts will follow offering a range of perspectives from the health science colleges, on barriers to the rollout and how to effectively and equitably address them.  

Human/e Health and Healthcare Symposium

Friday Oct 23rd, 2020 to Saturday Oct 24th, 2020
1:30pm to 3:00pm

This free virtual event will offer perspectives on human-centered, equitable approaches to health and healthcare. Featuring a keynote address from Jonathan M. Metzl, MD, PhD, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, & Society at Vanderbilt University, and a plenary address from thought leader Uché Blackstock, MD, founder and CEO of Advancing Health Equity LLC. Friday's keynote will feature Dr. Jonathan Metzl (author of Dying of Whiteness) who will give a talk titled "Dying of Whiteness: The Pandemic and the Politics of Racial Resentment." A panel discussion will follow. This event will take place via Zoom on Friday, October 23rd at 1:30pm AZ time.   

From Bench to Bedside in the COVID-19 Era: The role of testing in clinical care and public health surveillance

Thursday Sep 17th, 2020
12:00pm to 1:00pm

ASU’s College of Health Solutions offers its Health Talks speaker series to inspire collaboration and conversation on important topics in health. Join then for a discussion with health experts who will explore the critical role that testing and data modeling play in ongoing clinical decision making and public health surveillance as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Panelists will discuss how we can use what we’ve learned so far to take a multi-disciplinary approach that leverages testing tools to help manage patient care, prevent disease and establish effective safety protocols.

UW Summer Seminar and Surgical Ethics

Monday Aug 3rd, 2020 to Friday Aug 7th, 2020
9:45am to 4:00pm

The Departments of Bioethics & Humanities & Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine invite you to the 33rd Annual Summer Seminar in Healthcare Ethics & 4th Annual Surgical Ethics Conference in Seattle, Washingtonin August. We also invite proposals for our Surgical Ethics flash sessions.  Click here for information and to submit a proposal, due April 15.  If you have any trouble with the form, please mail bhchair@uw.edu.   

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