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New podcast episode on "Snapchat surgeons"

Episode 10 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! Guests Dr. Devan Stahl from the Center for Ethics and Dr. Christian Vercler from the University of Michigan discuss a trend known as Snapchat surgeons, plastic surgeons who amass sometimes millions of followers on the social media platform Snapchat by posting uncensored videos of operations they are performing. Listen to learn more!

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Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds

Talking about (brain) death

How do we explain the death of patients who don’t look dead? Panelists include Center Professor Dr. Tom Tomlinson; please see the event flyer for full details.

Wednesday, December 12
12-1 pm
Sparrow Hospital Auditorium

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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 August 1, 2018, though the position will remain open until it is filled.

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Contemplating Fentanyl’s Double Duty

Sabrina Ford, PhD

Join the discussion! Dr. Ford will respond to comments posted through December 13, 2018.

Sabrina Ford, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology and the Institute for Health Policy in the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.