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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00
Religious Identity and Workplace Discrimination
Aasim I. Padela, MD, MSc, FACEP
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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, February 20, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:00
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.

 

 

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The 16th Annual Conference of SEAC will be held in Scottsdale, AZ on October 2-4, 2014. The purpose of the Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum (SEAC) is to stimulate scholarship on ethics and the teaching of ethics in all academic disciplines and to afford an opportunity for the exchange of research. The Call for Papers is open until August 15, 2014. The theme of the conference, “Engaging the Future Responsibly,” highlights issues concerning engaging the future responsibly, and SEAC encourages submissions on this or any subject or thematic area that advances the mission of SEAC to promote ethical inquiry and teaching across the curriculum.

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