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Upcoming Webinars


Wednesday Oct 20th, 2021—4:00pm
Providing Gender-Affirming Healthcare
Leonardo Candelario Pérez, PhD
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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.

This webinar was rescheduled from July. Please register again to participate.

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Wednesday Nov 17th, 2021—4:00pm
Documenting a Bioethics Consultation in the Medical Record
Patricia Mayer, MD, MS, HEC-C
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You've held a bioethics consult, now what? A previous webinar by Kathleen O'Connor  DPS, MBA, LMSW discussed how to prepare a patient case for an ethics committee consultation. In this webinar, Patricia Mayer, MD, MS, HEC-C will lead us through a best practice manner of entering the documentation following the consultation into the medical record. Ensuring all the required information is entered helps the team deliver the appropriate patient-centered care and Dr. Mayer elaborates on those details and the procedure. 

Dr. Mayer is Director of Clinical Ethics at Banner Gateway/MD Anderson, has been a member of the COVID-19 Pandemic Committees since March 2020, and teaches clinical ethics and medical humanities in her positions at Cleveland Clinic, the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix, Case Western University, and Mayo Clinic School of Medicine.

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Wednesday Jan 19th, 2022—4:00pm
Aducanumab: Ethical Challenges
Lauren Sankary, JD
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On June 7, 2021, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aducanumab (Aduhelm; Biogen Inc), the first new drug for the treatment of Alzheimer disease in 2 decades. The approval of the drug, however, by FDA has not been without controversy and therefore, ethical challenges, as there are questions about its value. Lauren Sankary, JD, shares with us some of the ethical challenges that arise with this drug, and the state of FDA approvals.

 

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Wednesday Mar 16th, 2022—4:00pm
Ethical Issues in Caring for Mentally Ill Incarcerated Youth
Teresa Mayer, MD
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Dr. Mayer is the Psychiatric Medical Director, Division of Youth Services, Colorado. She is Board Certified in Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and is a Forensic Psychiatry Fellow at University of Colorado. In this webinar she discusses some of the ethical challenges in providing mental health services to incarcerated youth. 

 

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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.   

Empire State Bioethics Consortium

Wednesday Jul 15th, 2020 to Thursday Jul 16th, 2020
3:00pm to 2:30pm

The series of online forums organized by the Empire State Bioethics Consortium begins on Wednesday July 15, 6-7:30 pm NY time. See the attached flyer for speakers and further information about the series.Save the date for future Empire State Bioethics Consortium sponsored sessions:Wednesday, July 22, 2020: Ethics Consultation during COVIDWednesday, July 29, 2020: Communication, Palliative Care, and End of LifeWednesday, August 5, 2020: Justice and Communitarian Issues

7th National Nursing Ethics Conference

Thursday Mar 26th, 2020 to Friday Mar 27th, 2020
8:00am to 5:00pm

Moral Agents in Action - Luskin Conference Center, UCLA 

Funding and Conducting Drug Discovery & Development-Harvard

Friday Mar 13th, 2020
9:45am

Havard Health Policy and Bioethics Consortium is holding a webinar.The traditional model for drug development begins with publicly-funded science based in academic or government laboratories before private investors and for-profit pharmaceutical manufacturers become involved with their substantial expertise and resources. This for-profit drug development model has also been criticized for leaving certain public health issues unaddressed, particularly diseases prevalent in low-resource settings. What is the viability of other alternatives for funding drug discovery and development? 

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