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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.

News and Events


ASBH 21st Annual Conference

Thursday Oct 24th, 2019 to Sunday Oct 27th, 2019
8:00am to 5:00pm

ASBH has decided that its 21st Annual Conference will be a virtual conference this year. This year the theme is: Remembrance and Resilience: How Bioethics and Humanities Can Move Us Forward. The Program committee is releasing the information regarding speakers soon. More information is available on the ASBH website.

2019 Health Equity Conference

Thursday Oct 10th, 2019
8:00am

This year’s theme at the 6th Annual Arizona Health Equity Conference is Moving Beyond Health Disparities. Dr. Flavio Marsiglia, Ph.D, will be giving the keynote address. Dr. Marsiglia is Regents' Professor and Foundation Professor of Cultural Diversity and Health at Arizona State University - School of Social Work. Dr. Marsiglia is also the founder of the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC). 

ABN 8th Annual Conference

Friday Sep 13th, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm

Join us at Banner Baywood Hospital as we learn about the ethical issues and current controversies in bioethics. We'll spend the day exploring the bioethical controversies in the news. What or who determines if "Do Not Resuscitate" orders should be honored for a patient with dementia? What are the ethical stances to medical assistance in dying? What can we foresee as issues when artificial intelligence takes a prominent place in medicine? Should your genomic data be collected and used in a public space? We hope you'll join us to hear from experts in their fields and share with them.

Human Rights in End of Life Care: Putting Theory into Practice

Thursday Jun 27th, 2019
8:00am

Sue Ryder is hosting a free conference on human rights in end of life care on Thursday 27th June 2019 in London. This ful1-day event builds on our February 2018 conference to explore further how applying a human rights approach to end of life care practice can help deliver person-centred and compassionate care. 

"Brain Death" A Medicolegal Construct: Scientific & Philosophical Evidence

Monday May 20th, 2019 to Tuesday May 21st, 2019
9:00am to 4:45pm

Travel to Rome for this discussion of Brain Death presented by John Paul II Academy.

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