Center for Ethics and Humanities
in the Life Sciences

College of Human Medicine

Recorded Webinars

Ethics and Children with Differences in Sex Development and Gender Nonconformity
Joel E. Frader, MD, MA
Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Northwestern University; Medical Director, Bridges Pediatric Palliative Care Program, Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
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Choosing to Test: Dr. A. P. Satterthwaite and the First Birth Control Pill Clinical Trials in Humacao, Puerto Rico
Kathryn Lankford
Doctoral Student, Department of History, Michigan State University
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Trust and the Learning Health System
Jodyn Platt, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Learning and Knowledge Systems, Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School
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How Midwives Learn: Origins Of The Home Birth Controversy
Wendy Kline, PhD
Professor of History and Dema G. Seelye Chair in the History of Medicine, Department of History, Purdue University
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Oncologists' decisions about administering late chemotherapy: What makes it so difficult?
Minnie Bluhm, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor in the College of Health and Human Services at Eastern Michigan University
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What We Have Already and Have Still to Learn from Historical Unethical Research
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, M.Bioethics
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan
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A New Foundation for Psychiatry?
Robyn Bluhm, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Lyman Briggs College, Michigan State University
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Ethical Implications of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for African American Women and Adolescent Girls
Faith E. Fletcher, PhD, MA
Assistant Professor, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
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Giving Asylum? The Ethics of Long-Term, Structured Care for People with Severe, Refractory Mental Illness
Dominic Sisti, PhD
Director, Scattergood Program for Applied Ethics of Behavioral Health Care; Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
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Re-envisioning shared decision making in primary care
Tanner J. Caverly, MD, MPH
Clinical Lecturer, University of Michigan Medical School; Research Scientist, VA Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
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Designing for Diffusion and Ethical Considerations
James W. Dearing, PhD
Professor and Chairperson, Department of Communication, Michigan State University
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Integrity in Translational Research
Jason Scott Robert, PhD
Lincoln Chair in Ethics, Director, Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, Dean's Distinguished Professor in the Life Sciences, Arizona State University; Director, Arizona Bioethics Network
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NHS reforms: What is the Reality of Clinician-Led Purchasing of Health Services?
Richard Meakin, MD
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Primary Care & Population Health, University College London
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“How long do I have, Doc?” Ethical Issues in Prognostication for Older Adults
Alexander Smith, MD, MS, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco Division of Geriatrics
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The Why and How of Behavioral Economic Strategies to Promote Healthy Behaviors
Jeffrey T. Kullgren, MD, MS, MPH
Research Scientist, Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Health System; Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School
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Intentional Parenthood’s Promise: Redefining Legal Parentage for the 21st Century
Melanie B. Jacobs
Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Graduate and International Programs, College of Law, Michigan State University
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A Non-Standard Practice of Medicine
Sarah B. Rodriguez, PhD
Lecturer, Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program, Feinberg School of Medicine; Lecturer, Global Health Studies Program, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences, Northwestern University
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What people mean when they say, “I can’t do that, it violates my conscience”
Raymond G. De Vries, PhD
Co-Director, Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine; Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan
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Reye's Syndrome: A Medical Mystery and a Modern Dilemma
Mark A. Largent, PhD
Associate Dean, Lyman Briggs College and Associate Professor, James Madison College at Michigan State University
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Medical Sociology as Vocation
Charles L. Bosk, PhD
Professor of Sociology, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania
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The Declining Provider: Refusal, Responsibility, and Reasonableness
Deborah Fisch, JD
Affiliate, Program for Sexual Rights and Reproductive Justice at the University of Michigan
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Are Researchers Ever Obligated to Provide Individual Research Findings to Non-participant Third Parties?
Allan Loup, JD
Regulatory Affairs Specialist, University of Michigan Medical School
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"Enlightened" Breath: Breathing and Biomedicine
Sebastian Normandin, PhD
Instructor, Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University
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Plastic Surgery Ethics: An Oxymoron?
Christian J. Vercler, MD, MA
Clinical Assistant Professor of Craniofacial Surgery at the University of Michigan
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Everyday Ethics: What Clinicians and Patients Say About Relationships and Why They Work
Larry Churchill, PhD
Ann Geddes Stahlman Professor of Medical Ethics at Vanderbilt University
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Brain Death, the Concept of 'Persona,' and the Principle of Wholeness
Masahiro Morioka
Professor of Philosophy and Ethics at Osaka Prefecture University in Japan
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Eeek! How fears shape our ethical relationships with animal and human 'others'
Monica List, DVM, MA
PhD Candidate in the Department of Philosophy at Michigan State University
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Health Behavior: Ethics and Compliance
Douglas Olsen, PhD, RN
Associate Professor of Nursing at Michigan State University
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Shared Decision-Making: The Gold Standard in Patient-Centered Care, But is it Achievable?
Karen Kelly-Blake, PhD
Research Associate in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences at MSU
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Investment or Entrapment? The High Cost of Medical Education and its Implications for Students, Medicine, and Society
Julie Phillips, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at MSU College of Human Medicine
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The Past And Future Of Primary Care
Joel Howell, MD, PhD
Victor Vaughan Professor of the History of Medicine, Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine, History, and Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan
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Mediating Certainty and Uncertainty in Medical Decision-making: Feedback Loops and Projected Outcomes
Daniel A Menchik, PhD
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Lyman Briggs College at MSU
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Economism and the Unavoidable Activism of Bioethics
Howard Brody, MD, PhD
Director of the Institute for the Medical Humanities, John P. McGovern Centennial Chair in Family Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston
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Stigma, Conscience and Contested Medical Procedures
Lisa Harris, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan
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The Ethics of Aging in an Age of Youth: Rising Life Expectancy in the Early Twentieth-Century United States
Helen Veit, PhD
Assistant Professor in Lyman Briggs College and Department of History at MSU
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Democratic Deliberation about Surrogate Consent for Dementia Research
Scott Kim, MD, PhD
Co-Director of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan
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Regulated Euthanasia in the Netherlands - Is it Working?
Stuart J. Youngner, MD
Chair of the Department of Bioethics and Professor of Psychiatry and Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University
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Trustworthiness in Public Health Practice
Karen Meagher
PhD candidate in the Department of Philosophy at MSU
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Whoopie Pies, Super-Size Fries: "Just" Snacks? "Just" Des(s)erts?
Leonard M Fleck, PhD
Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities and Department of Philosophy at MSU
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Back Roads and Crossroads: The Challenges of Rural Palliative Medicine
Malinda H Bell, MD, FACEP
Associate Medical Director of Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan; Assistant Professor in the College of Human Medicine at MSU
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Aspects of Futile Care: What to do when there's nothing to do
Marc D Basson, MD, PhD, MBA
Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery (East) in the College of Human Medicine at MSU
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Protection of Non-Welfare Interests in the Research Uses of Archived Biological Samples
Tom Tomlinson, PhD
Director in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and Department of Philosophy at MSU
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Engaging Patients in Evidence Review to Make Decisions?
Margaret Holmes-Rovner, PhD
Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and Department of Medicine at MSU
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Moral Distress and the Limits of Ethical Empowerment
Michael Wassenaar, PhD, MDiv
Clinical Ethicist at Spectrum Health System in Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Personalized Genomic Medicine: Rough Justice, Ragged Edges, Rugged Moral Terrain
Leonard Fleck, PhD
Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and Department of Philosophy at MSU
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Misperceptions about Politics and Health Care: Can They be Corrected?
Brendan Nyhan, PhD
Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at the University of Michigan
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The Strangely Stubborn and Subtly Stigmatizing Search for Health Effects in Genetic Disease Carriers
Sean Valles, PhD
Assistant Professor in Lyman Briggs College and Department of Philosophy at MSU
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Explaining Unexplained Chronic Pain: Epistemic and Ethical Challenges
Barry DeCoster, PhD
Visiting Instructor in Lyman Briggs College at MSU
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Spirituality in the Practice of Medicine: Historical, Professional, and Ethical Analyses
David Kozishek, MA, BCC
Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and Family Medicine at MSU
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