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March 27, 2019

The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare

When: April 26, 2019 all-day
Where: New York University Center for Bioethics

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems have the potential to dramatically improve health outcomes for patients by analyzing enormous amounts of data, identifying patterns and predicting results. To succeed, though, these systems need access to personal and group health data and use … Read More

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March 27, 2019

20th Asian Bioethics Conference

When: November 22, 2019 all-day
Where: Dhaka, Bangladesh, DGHS, Mohakhali, Dhaka

20th Asian Bioethics Conference (ABC20) will be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, organized by Bangladesh Bioethics Society (BBS) in the cooperation with Asian Bioethics Association (ABA) and Eubios Ethics Institute, Thailand, New Zeeland’s and Japan. It provides opportunity for all scholars … Read More

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March 20, 2019

CBHD 26 Annual Summer Conference – Taking Care: Perspectives at the End of Life

When: June 20, 2019 – June 22, 2019 all-day
Where: Trinity International University, 2065 Half Day Road, Deerfield, IL 60015

Join us for our 26th annual conference, Taking Care: Perspectives for the End of Life. Distinguished speakers examine foundational concepts and bioethical considerations related to death, dying, and end-of-life care and decision-making. Plenary sessions focus on theological foundations, contemporary cultural practices … Read More

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March 20, 2019

Controlling Death? The Policies, Practices, and Ethics of Choosing when We Die

When: April 11, 2019 – April 12, 2019 all-day
Where: Harvard Medical School Campus, Boston, MA, 25 Shattuck St, Boston, MA 02115

This two-day conference will explore ethical, legal, and clinical aspects of evolving practices of euthanasia and physician-assisted death. How ought we to think about the choices of determining the time and manner of death for our loved ones, our patients, … Read More

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March 20, 2019

Science, Ethics, and Deception: A Study of Medications, Placebos, and Labeling in Acute Episodic Migraine

When: March 29, 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Harvard Medical School, Countway Library, Minot Room, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115

This month, Professor Ted Kaptchuk will present the results of a randomized control trial for patients with acute episodic migraines. The trial, conducted at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, provided a medication and an identical-appearing placebo intervention with the … Read More

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March 20, 2019

Neurotechnology for High-Consequence Communication and Decision-Making

When: June 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Where: Commerce Court West, 5th Floor, 30 Wellington Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5L 1L5

Neurotechnology is advancing at an astonishing pace which will bring massive benefits to people disadvantaged by disease, disability or injury. But where we rely on neurotechnology to enable communication, the stakes are high. Experts from industry, academia and legal professions … Read More

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March 20, 2019

Pushing the Boundaries: Scientific Innovation and Biomedical Ethics

When: April 11, 2019 – April 12, 2019 all-day
Where: Sabin Hall and AC Hotel by Marriott, 7544 Gibson St, West Chester Township, OH 45069

The conference will bring together clinicians, scientists, ethicists, medical humanities scholars, and lawyers to discuss many of today’s more pressing issues within biomedical research. Attendees will have the opportunity to reflect on how cutting-edge research may be influenced by various … Read More

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March 20, 2019

Beyond Our Beginnings: 50 Years of Bioethics Conference

When: April 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Where: Graylyn International Conference Center, 1900 Reynolda Road, Winston~Salem, NC 27106

We invite you to join us for a one-day conference surveying the past, present, and future of bioethics scholarship, practice, and policy. The conference, organized by the Wake Forest University Center for Bioethics, Health, & Society, features senior scholars whose … Read More

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March 20, 2019

33rd European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare: Philosophy and Ethics at the Edge of Medicine

When: August 7, 2019 – August 10, 2019 all-day
Where: University of Oslo, Norway, Problemveien 7, 0315 Oslo, Norway

This conference will be organised by the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare and the Centre for Medical Ethics, the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. We may think we know what the terms ‘medicine’ and ‘health care’ … Read More

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March 20, 2019

Ethics in Healthcare 2019

When: May 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 4:15 pm
Where: Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, 375 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52246

The Program in Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will host its annual one day conference on May 21, 2019 in the Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF), Room 2117. … Read More

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