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Open Director Position

The College of Human Medicine is hiring for the position of Center Director. Visit the Hiring link in the menu above for more information, or visit posting 516219 at

To be included in the initial review process, applications must be received by April 1, 2020, though the position will remain open until it is filled.

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A Reasonable and Virtuous Response to a Pandemic

Larissa Fluegel, MD, MHS

Join the discussion! Dr. Fluegel will respond to comments posted through April 9, 2020.

Larissa Fluegel, MD, MHS, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University.
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No Easy Answers in Bioethics

Why I Left the U.S. for My Surgical Procedure: Fleck and Fluegel - Episode 21

Our March podcast episode features Center for Ethics faculty members Dr. Len Fleck and Dr. Larissa Fluegel. Listen to hear Dr. Fluegel share her personal experience of needing gallbladder surgery, and the reasons why she traveled from Michigan to the Dominican Republic to receive that surgery.

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Dr. Fleck: In coronavirus crisis, Don't prioritize economics over public health

Visit the Detroit Free Press website to read an op-ed from Center Acting Director Dr. Leonard Fleck, published on March 27.