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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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March 20, 2019

25th Annual Thomas A. Pitts Memorial Lectureship in Medical Ethics – Opioid Controversies: The Crisis – Causes and Solutions

When: April 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Thurmond-Gazes Building, 1st Floor Conference Room 125, 30 Courtenay Drive, Charleston, SC 29425

Thomas Antley Pitts, II, MD (1893-1991) served as a member of the Board of Trustees of  the Medical University of South Carolina for thirty-six years and served as its chairman for twenty-five of those years. He left a substantial bequest … Read More

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March 15, 2019

LawSeq National Conference

When: April 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455

This is a free conference and webcast. Research on genomics and the application of genomics in clinical care is increasingly important. However, the law underlying genomics is currently unclear, poorly understood, and contested. This conference will present the efforts of … Read More

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November 28, 2018

When is a Medical Treatment Worth $850,000? The Value of Luxturna

When: December 14, 2018 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Harvard Medical School Tosteson Medical Education Center, Room 227, Tosteson Medical Education Center, 260 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Luxturna, a gene therapy treatment for a rare form of inherited blindness, was recently approved and administered for the first time to a patient at Massachusetts Eye and Ear in early 2018 at a cost of $850,000. How should patients, … Read More

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November 28, 2018

The Ethical Dimensions of Quality Measurement and Metrics – Healthcare Ethics Consortium 25th Annual Conference

When: March 21, 2019 – March 22, 2019 all-day
Where: Emory Conference Center, Atlanta, GA, 1615 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA

Quality metrics play a major role in the provision of modern healthcare in the United States. While the goals of healthcare metrics may be focused on patient quality of care, health outcomes or economic effectiveness, metrics are increasingly utilized in … Read More

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