Upcoming Webinars

ABN hosts monthly webinars that feature leading authorities addressing ethical issues in medicine. The webinars are held on the third Wednesday of the month.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 16:00

Religious Identity and Workplace Discrimination
Aasim I. Padela, MD, MSc, FACEP
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Aasim Il Padela, MD, MSc, FACEP
University of Chicago School of Medicine
Director of Program on Medicine and Religion
Director of Initiative on Islam and Medicine
Associate Professor, Section of Emergency Medicine
Faculty, Maclean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics

Dr. Padela is an emergency medicine physician, health services researcher, and bioethicist whose scholarship focuses on the intersection of minority health and bioethics through the lens of the healthcare experiences of American Muslim patients and health care providers. He will share his research regarding the discrimination in the workplace American Muslim physicians experience. 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 16:00

Algorithms in Kidney Exchange: Ethics in Artificial Intelligence
Patricia A. Mayer, MD, MS, Duncan McElfresh, MSe
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Join us as Dr. Mayer and Mr. McElfresh describe the ethical challenges in the algorithms used for transplant pairing. Who decides what the choices in transplant pairing should be? 

Dr. Mayer is a palliative care physician and ethicist with Banner Baywood and Heart Hospitals, who has extensive experience in transplant programs. Mr. McElfresh is PhD student  with an interest in artificial intelligence. 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 16:00

To Share or Not to Share (my data): That's only (part of) the question
Anita Murcko, MD, FACP , M. Adela Grando, PhD
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Patient-centered, total-person care means attending to body, mind, and spirit. It also means sharing and integrating behavioral and physical health data with social determinants of health. That's the focus of the 5-year, NIMH-supported project, My Data Choices, that is, evaluation of effective consent strategies for patients with behavioral health conditions. In this webinar, Drs. Murcko and Grando share insights on the project, as well as lessons learned about clinical, ethical, policy, regulatory, and technological implications of data sharing.

Dr. Anita Murckos, MD, FACP is a Clinical Associate Professor at the College of Health Solutions at ASU with nearly 30 years of healthcare experience. She also leads Cambiare, LLC, the e-health consulting company she founded in 2009. M. Adela Grando, PhD, is an Assistant Professor, College of Health Solutions at ASU. Adela Grando joined the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Arizona State University in 2013. She leads projects focused on building portable decision aids that support patient's decision process. 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 16:00

Recent Updates in the Law: Public Health and Government Regulation of Behavior
Valerie Gutmann Koch, JD
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Join us as Valerie Gutmann Koch highlights recent updates in the law where public health officials and the government have taken steps to regulate behavior. A recent law in Arizona regarding the ownership of embryos is just one of the laws on this list.

Valerie Gutmann Koch is a Visiting Fellow at DePaul University College of Law and the Director of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago’s MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. Professor Koch earned her J.D. degree from Harvard Law School, where she was the co-editor of the recent developments section of the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. Professor Koch iserves as the Chair of the ABA’s Special Committee on Bioethics and the Law and Co-Chair of the Law Affinity Group for the American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities.

Past Webinars

Thursday, 21 January, 2016
Ethics Dilemmas in the Accountable Care Model
Craig Westling, DrPH, MPH, MS
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Thursday, 17 December, 2015
Toward an Interprofessional Code of Ethics: Rationale, Design and Implementation
Mary Drago, MA
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Thursday, 19 November, 2015
“Compassionate Use, Right to Try, and Access to Unapproved Medicines: Ethical and Practical Issues”
Alison Bateman-House, PhD, MPH, MA, Division of Medical Ethics, New York University Langone Medical Center
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PDF icon BatemanHouseArizona Bioethics webinar.pdf

Thursday, 15 October, 2015
Ethics in Transitions: Minimizing Transfers of Nursing Home Residents to Hospital EDs
Paula Chidwick, PhD
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Thursday, 17 September, 2015
Native American Concepts on Health and Disability
Lavonna Lovern, PhD
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Thursday, 16 July, 2015
From Accused to Advocate
Barbara Mancini, RN
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Thursday, 18 June, 2015
Valuing Personhood in Dementia: Considerations for Humane and Dignified Care
Maribeth Gallagher, DNP, FAAN
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Thursday, 21 May, 2015
Competent persons deciding to stop eating and drinking: Should we intervene?
Joyce Bulman RN, BS, MBA, CHPCA
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Thursday, 19 March, 2015
Ethics in Palliative Care: Dispelling the Myths
Steven Oppenheim MD FAAHPM Palliative Care Medical Director at Banner Thunderbird Hospital
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Thursday, 19 February, 2015
Too Young to Say No: Forcing Minors to Undergo Treatment They Don’t Want
James Bowen
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October 2012: The Patient-Practitioner Relationship and Conscientious Refusal
Bruce D. White, MD

November 2012: Decision-making for Patients with Declining Capacity
Jalayne J. Arias, JD, MA

January 2013: Ethical Issues to Consider in Terminal Psychiatric Cases
JA Moore, DHCE and GG Enck, PhD

March 2013: Exploring the Nature and Meaning of Medical Futility: A Case Involving a Neurologically Devastated 2 Year Old
Rebecca L Volpe, PhD

May 2013: Who Owns My Organs: Ethical Considerations in Organ and Tissue Donation
Sara Pace Jones and Patricia Pace Anderson