Center for Ethics and Humanities
in the Life Sciences

College of Human Medicine



News and Upcoming Events

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MSMS 21st Annual Conference on Bioethics

First Do No Harm: Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment in Medicine

November 11, 2017
Ann Arbor, MI

This conference is presented by The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) Foundation. Please see the event website for details.

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl will be speaking on "Responding to those who Hope for a Miracle."

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Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

Prospects, Promises and Perils of Human Mind-Reading

Mark Reimers, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Neuroscience Program in the College of Natural Science at Michigan State University.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
12 - 1 pm
C102 East Fee Hall
Or watch live online

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Episode 2: Shared decision-making in medicine

Episode 2 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! The episode features Dr. Henry Barry and Dr. Margaret Holmes-Rovner discussing their often-overlapping and collaborative work in the areas of shared decision-making and evidence-based medicine.

No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available in iTunes/Apple Podcasts and on Stitcher!

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Medicine’s Collusion with False Hopes: Rights to try, false hope, and the spine of the profession

Marleen Eijkholt, JD, PhD

Join the discussion! Dr. Eijkholt will respond to comments posted through October 5, 2017.

Marleen Eijkholt is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology in the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, and Clinical Ethics Consultant at Spectrum Health System.