Recorded Webinars

This library of recorded seminars contains videos from the Center's long-running Bioethics Public Seminar Series, as well as other recorded seminars presented by the Center. Browse the library by the categories listed below—clicking on each heading will expand or collapse the list of videos. Each video has its own page with an embedded video player and other details about the seminar and presenter.

New videos are typically posted within 48 hours after the event takes place.

Trauma, Community Health and the Criminal Legal System
Jennifer Cobbina, PhD; Christina DeJong, PhD; Carmen McIntyre Leon, MD; Sean Valles, PhD; Christine Joseph, PhD; September 13, 2021; available with closed captions

Controversies and Complexities in LGBTQ Health Care
Emily Antoon-Walsh, MD, MA, FAAP; Barry DeCoster, PhD; Henry Ng, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACP; January 27, 2021; available with closed captions

Maternity Care Deserts in Rural Michigan
Andrea Wendling, MD; September 23, 2020; available with closed captions

Female Cosmetic Genital Surgery: Social and Ethical Considerations
Devan Stahl, PhD; March 13, 2019; available with closed captions

Ethics and Children with Differences in Sex Development and Gender Nonconformity
Joel E. Frader, MD, MA; September 28, 2016; available with closed captions

Ethical Implications of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for African American Women and Adolescent Girls
Faith E. Fletcher, PhD, MA; February 17, 2016

What We Have Already and Have Still to Learn from Historical Unethical Research
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, M.Bioethics; November 11, 2015; available with closed captions

How Midwives Learn: Origins Of The Home Birth Controversy
Wendy Kline, PhD; September 23, 2015; available with closed captions

Intentional Parenthood’s Promise: Redefining Legal Parentage for the 21st Century
Melanie B. Jacobs; February 18, 2015

Plastic Surgery Ethics: An Oxymoron?
Christian J. Vercler, MD, MA; April 23, 2014

The Declining Provider: Refusal, Responsibility, and Reasonableness
Deborah Fisch, JD; December 4, 2013

Stigma, Conscience and Contested Medical Procedures
Lisa Harris, MD, PhD; April 11, 2013

Explaining Unexplained Chronic Pain: Epistemic and Ethical Challenges
Barry DeCoster, PhD; February 16, 2011

Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Needs Patient Data: Who “Owns” the Data About You?
Adam M. Alessio, PhD; March 24, 2021; available with closed captions

Maternity Care Deserts in Rural Michigan
Andrea Wendling, MD; September 23, 2020; available with closed captions

Should We Be Reaching for Immortality?
Tom Tomlinson, PhD; February 13, 2019; available with closed captions

Ending Medical Self-Regulation: Does Less Physician Control Improve Patient Safety and Protect Patient Rights?
Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD; October 10, 2018; available with closed captions

What's the point of Michigan's vaccine waiver education requirement?
Mark Navin, PhD; February 14, 2018; available with closed captions

Crossing the Biology to Pathobiology Threshold: Distinguishing Precision Health from Precision Medicine
Christopher H. Contag, PhD; October 11, 2017; available with closed captions

Expanded Carrier Screening for an Increasingly Diverse Population: Embracing the Promise of the Future or Ignoring the Sins of the Past?
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBioethics; September 13, 2017; available with closed captions

Covert Costs of Racial and Ethnic Concordance in the Medical Workforce
Karen Kelly-Blake, PhD; Libby Bogdan-Lovis, MA; January 18, 2017

Trust and the Learning Health System
Jodyn Platt, MPH, PhD; November 9, 2016; available with closed captions

Choosing to Test: Dr. A. P. Satterthwaite and the First Birth Control Pill Clinical Trials in Humacao, Puerto Rico
Kathryn Lankford; October 19, 2016; available with closed captions

What people mean when they say, “I can’t do that, it violates my conscience”
Raymond G. De Vries, PhD; April 15, 2015

Intentional Parenthood’s Promise: Redefining Legal Parentage for the 21st Century
Melanie B. Jacobs; February 18, 2015

NHS reforms: What is the Reality of Clinician-Led Purchasing of Health Services?
Richard Meakin, MD; November 4, 2014

Integrity in Translational Research
Jason Scott Robert, PhD; October 10, 2014

The Declining Provider: Refusal, Responsibility, and Reasonableness
Deborah Fisch, JD; December 4, 2013

Medical Sociology as Vocation
Charles L. Bosk, PhD; November 13, 2013

Reye's Syndrome: A Medical Mystery and a Modern Dilemma
Mark A. Largent, PhD; October 16, 2013

Stigma, Conscience and Contested Medical Procedures
Lisa Harris, MD, PhD; April 11, 2013

The Past And Future Of Primary Care
Joel Howell, MD, PhD; February 13, 2013

Investment or Entrapment? The High Cost of Medical Education and its Implications for Students, Medicine, and Society
Julie Phillips, MD, MPH; January 16, 2013

Shared Decision-Making: The Gold Standard in Patient-Centered Care, But is it Achievable?
Karen Kelly-Blake, PhD; December 12, 2012

Health Behavior: Ethics and Compliance
Douglas Olsen, PhD, RN; November 7, 2012

Whoopie Pies, Super-Size Fries: "Just" Snacks? "Just" Des(s)erts?
Leonard Fleck, PhD; January 18, 2012

Regulated Euthanasia in the Netherlands - Is it Working?
Stuart J. Youngner, MD; November 10, 2011

Democratic Deliberation about Surrogate Consent for Dementia Research
Scott Kim, MD, PhD; October 19, 2011

The Ethics of Aging in an Age of Youth: Rising Life Expectancy in the Early Twentieth-Century United States
Helen Veit, PhD; September 7, 2011

Misperceptions about Politics and Health Care: Can They be Corrected?
Brendan Nyhan, PhD; December 8, 2010

Personalized Genomic Medicine: Rough Justice, Ragged Edges, Rugged Moral Terrain
Leonard Fleck, PhD; November 10, 2010

Engaging Patients in Evidence Review to Make Decisions?
Margaret Holmes-Rovner, PhD; October 13, 2010

Protection of Non-Welfare Interests in the Research Uses of Archived Biological Samples
Tom Tomlinson, PhD; September 22, 2010

Trauma, Community Health and the Criminal Legal System
Jennifer Cobbina, PhD; Christina DeJong, PhD; Carmen McIntyre Leon, MD; Sean Valles, PhD; Christine Joseph, PhD; September 13, 2021; available with closed captions

Controversies and Complexities in LGBTQ Health Care
Emily Antoon-Walsh, MD, MA, FAAP; Barry DeCoster, PhD; Henry Ng, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACP; January 27, 2021; available with closed captions

Maternity Care Deserts in Rural Michigan
Andrea Wendling, MD; September 23, 2020; available with closed captions

Speaking for the Dying: Life-and-Death Decisions in Intensive Care
Susan P. Shapiro, PhD; November 13, 2019; available with closed captions

Female Cosmetic Genital Surgery: Social and Ethical Considerations
Devan Stahl, PhD; March 13, 2019; available with closed captions

Therapeutic Privilege in Psychiatry? The Case of Borderline Personality Disorder
Dominic A. Sisti, PhD; September 19, 2018; available with closed captions

Pain But No Gain: Pain as a Problematic and Useless Concept?
Marleen Eijkholt, JD, PhD; March 14, 2018; available with closed captions

Prospects, Promises and Perils of Human Mind-Reading
Mark Reimers, PhD; November 29, 2017; available with closed captions

Social Determinants of Behavioral Health
C. Debra Furr-Holden, PhD; April 19, 2017

Recurrent and Neglected Ethical Issues in the Psychiatric Brain Stimulation Discussion
Laura Y. Cabrera, PhD; February 15, 2017; available with closed captions

Ethics and Children with Differences in Sex Development and Gender Nonconformity
Joel E. Frader, MD, MA; September 28, 2016; available with closed captions

Giving Asylum? The Ethics of Long-Term, Structured Care for People with Severe, Refractory Mental Illness
Dominic Sisti, PhD; March 23, 2016; available with closed captions

A New Foundation for Psychiatry?
Robyn Bluhm, PhD; January 27, 2016

The Why and How of Behavioral Economic Strategies to Promote Healthy Behaviors
Jeffrey T. Kullgren, MD, MS, MPH; January 21, 2015

“How long do I have, Doc?” Ethical Issues in Prognostication for Older Adults
Alexander Smith, MD, MS, MPH; December 11, 2014

Health Behavior: Ethics and Compliance
Douglas Olsen, PhD, RN; November 7, 2012

Eeek! How fears shape our ethical relationships with animal and human 'others'
Monica List, DVM, MA; October 24, 2012

Brain Death, the Concept of 'Persona,' and the Principle of Wholeness
Masahiro Morioka; September 28, 2012

Democratic Deliberation about Surrogate Consent for Dementia Research
Scott Kim, MD, PhD; October 19, 2011

The Ethics of Aging in an Age of Youth: Rising Life Expectancy in the Early Twentieth-Century United States
Helen Veit, PhD; September 7, 2011

Explaining Unexplained Chronic Pain: Epistemic and Ethical Challenges
Barry DeCoster, PhD; February 16, 2011

Moral Distress and the Limits of Ethical Empowerment
Michael Wassenaar, PhD, MDiv; October 27, 2010

Is Seeking Information on Social Media Harmful to Your Health?
Anjana Susarla, PhD; November 18, 2020; available with closed captions

Maternity Care Deserts in Rural Michigan
Andrea Wendling, MD; September 23, 2020; available with closed captions

Ethical Issues Related to Fundraising from Grateful Patients
Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil; April 11, 2018; available with closed captions

Pain But No Gain: Pain as a Problematic and Useless Concept?
Marleen Eijkholt, JD, PhD; March 14, 2018; available with closed captions

Prospects, Promises and Perils of Human Mind-Reading
Mark Reimers, PhD; November 29, 2017; available with closed captions

The Choice to Become a Research Subject: A First-Person Perspective
Rebecca Dresser, JD; March 22, 2017; available with closed captions

Trust and the Learning Health System
Jodyn Platt, MPH, PhD; November 9, 2016; available with closed captions

Re-envisioning shared decision making in primary care
Tanner J. Caverly, MD, MPH; April 13, 2016

Giving Asylum? The Ethics of Long-Term, Structured Care for People with Severe, Refractory Mental Illness
Dominic Sisti, PhD; March 23, 2016; available with closed captions

A New Foundation for Psychiatry?
Robyn Bluhm, PhD; January 27, 2016

Oncologists' decisions about administering late chemotherapy: What makes it so difficult?
Minnie Bluhm, PhD, MPH; October 28, 2015; available with closed captions

How Midwives Learn: Origins Of The Home Birth Controversy
Wendy Kline, PhD; September 23, 2015; available with closed captions

What people mean when they say, “I can’t do that, it violates my conscience”
Raymond G. De Vries, PhD; April 15, 2015

A Non-Standard Practice of Medicine
Sarah B. Rodriguez, PhD; March 18, 2015

“How long do I have, Doc?” Ethical Issues in Prognostication for Older Adults
Alexander Smith, MD, MS, MPH; December 11, 2014

Plastic Surgery Ethics: An Oxymoron?
Christian J. Vercler, MD, MA; April 23, 2014

Stigma, Conscience and Contested Medical Procedures
Lisa Harris, MD, PhD; April 11, 2013

The Past And Future Of Primary Care
Joel Howell, MD, PhD; February 13, 2013

Shared Decision-Making: The Gold Standard in Patient-Centered Care, But is it Achievable?
Karen Kelly-Blake, PhD; December 12, 2012

Health Behavior: Ethics and Compliance
Douglas Olsen, PhD, RN; November 7, 2012

Eeek! How fears shape our ethical relationships with animal and human 'others'
Monica List, DVM, MA; October 24, 2012

Brain Death, the Concept of 'Persona,' and the Principle of Wholeness
Masahiro Morioka; September 28, 2012

Everyday Ethics: What Clinicians and Patients Say About Relationships and Why They Work
Larry Churchill, PhD; September 25, 2012

Aspects of Futile Care: What to do when there's nothing to do
Marc D. Basson, MD, PhD, MBA; March 14, 2012

Back Roads and Crossroads: The Challenges of Rural Palliative Medicine
Malinda H. Bell, MD, FACEP; February 15, 2012

Spirituality in the Practice of Medicine: Historical, Professional, and Ethical Analyses
David Kozishek, MA, BCC; March 16, 2011

Explaining Unexplained Chronic Pain: Epistemic and Ethical Challenges
Barry DeCoster, PhD; February 16, 2011

Moral Distress and the Limits of Ethical Empowerment
Michael Wassenaar, PhD, MDiv; October 27, 2010

Engaging Patients in Evidence Review to Make Decisions?
Margaret Holmes-Rovner, PhD; October 13, 2010

Trauma, Community Health and the Criminal Legal System
Jennifer Cobbina, PhD; Christina DeJong, PhD; Carmen McIntyre Leon, MD; Sean Valles, PhD; Christine Joseph, PhD; September 13, 2021; available with closed captions

Is Seeking Information on Social Media Harmful to Your Health?
Anjana Susarla, PhD; November 18, 2020; available with closed captions

What's the point of Michigan's vaccine waiver education requirement?
Mark Navin, PhD; February 14, 2018; available with closed captions

Expanded Carrier Screening for an Increasingly Diverse Population: Embracing the Promise of the Future or Ignoring the Sins of the Past?
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBioethics; September 13, 2017; available with closed captions

Social Determinants of Behavioral Health
C. Debra Furr-Holden, PhD; April 19, 2017

How Midwives Learn: Origins Of The Home Birth Controversy
Wendy Kline, PhD; September 23, 2015; available with closed captions

The Why and How of Behavioral Economic Strategies to Promote Healthy Behaviors
Jeffrey T. Kullgren, MD, MS, MPH; January 21, 2015

NHS reforms: What is the Reality of Clinician-Led Purchasing of Health Services?
Richard Meakin, MD; November 4, 2014

Integrity in Translational Research
Jason Scott Robert, PhD; October 10, 2014

Designing for Diffusion and Ethical Considerations
James W. Dearing, PhD; September 17, 2014

Reye's Syndrome: A Medical Mystery and a Modern Dilemma
Mark A. Largent, PhD; October 16, 2013

Health Behavior: Ethics and Compliance
Douglas Olsen, PhD, RN; November 7, 2012

Back Roads and Crossroads: The Challenges of Rural Palliative Medicine
Malinda H. Bell, MD, FACEP; February 15, 2012

Whoopie Pies, Super-Size Fries: "Just" Snacks? "Just" Des(s)erts?
Leonard Fleck, PhD; January 18, 2012

Trustworthiness in Public Health Practice
Karen Meagher; December 7, 2011

Regulated Euthanasia in the Netherlands - Is it Working?
Stuart J. Youngner, MD; November 10, 2011

The Ethics of Aging in an Age of Youth: Rising Life Expectancy in the Early Twentieth-Century United States
Helen Veit, PhD; September 7, 2011

The Strangely Stubborn and Subtly Stigmatizing Search for Health Effects in Genetic Disease Carriers
Sean Valles, PhD; January 19, 2011

Personalized Genomic Medicine: Rough Justice, Ragged Edges, Rugged Moral Terrain
Leonard Fleck, PhD; November 10, 2010

Trauma, Community Health and the Criminal Legal System
Jennifer Cobbina, PhD; Christina DeJong, PhD; Carmen McIntyre Leon, MD; Sean Valles, PhD; Christine Joseph, PhD; September 13, 2021; available with closed captions

Social Determinants of Behavioral Health
C. Debra Furr-Holden, PhD; April 19, 2017

Covert Costs of Racial and Ethnic Concordance in the Medical Workforce
Karen Kelly-Blake, PhD; Libby Bogdan-Lovis, MA; January 18, 2017

Choosing to Test: Dr. A. P. Satterthwaite and the First Birth Control Pill Clinical Trials in Humacao, Puerto Rico
Kathryn Lankford; October 19, 2016; available with closed captions

Ethical Implications of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for African American Women and Adolescent Girls
Faith E. Fletcher, PhD, MA; February 17, 2016

What We Have Already and Have Still to Learn from Historical Unethical Research
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, M.Bioethics; November 11, 2015; available with closed captions

Explaining Unexplained Chronic Pain: Epistemic and Ethical Challenges
Barry DeCoster, PhD; February 16, 2011

Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Needs Patient Data: Who “Owns” the Data About You?
Adam M. Alessio, PhD; March 24, 2021; available with closed captions

The Choice to Become a Research Subject: A First-Person Perspective
Rebecca Dresser, JD; March 22, 2017; available with closed captions

Recurrent and Neglected Ethical Issues in the Psychiatric Brain Stimulation Discussion
Laura Y. Cabrera, PhD; February 15, 2017; available with closed captions

Trust and the Learning Health System
Jodyn Platt, MPH, PhD; November 9, 2016; available with closed captions

Ethics and Children with Differences in Sex Development and Gender Nonconformity
Joel E. Frader, MD, MA; September 28, 2016; available with closed captions

A New Foundation for Psychiatry?
Robyn Bluhm, PhD; January 27, 2016

What We Have Already and Have Still to Learn from Historical Unethical Research
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, M.Bioethics; November 11, 2015; available with closed captions

How Midwives Learn: Origins Of The Home Birth Controversy
Wendy Kline, PhD; September 23, 2015; available with closed captions

A Non-Standard Practice of Medicine
Sarah B. Rodriguez, PhD; March 18, 2015

Integrity in Translational Research
Jason Scott Robert, PhD; October 10, 2014

Designing for Diffusion and Ethical Considerations
James W. Dearing, PhD; September 17, 2014

Are Researchers Ever Obligated to Provide Individual Research Findings to Non-participant Third Parties?
Allan Loup, JD; January 15, 2014

Medical Sociology as Vocation
Charles L. Bosk, PhD; November 13, 2013

Trustworthiness in Public Health Practice
Karen Meagher; December 7, 2011

Democratic Deliberation about Surrogate Consent for Dementia Research
Scott Kim, MD, PhD; October 19, 2011

The Strangely Stubborn and Subtly Stigmatizing Search for Health Effects in Genetic Disease Carriers
Sean Valles, PhD; January 19, 2011

Personalized Genomic Medicine: Rough Justice, Ragged Edges, Rugged Moral Terrain
Leonard Fleck, PhD; November 10, 2010

Protection of Non-Welfare Interests in the Research Uses of Archived Biological Samples
Tom Tomlinson, PhD; September 22, 2010

Trauma, Community Health and the Criminal Legal System
Jennifer Cobbina, PhD; Christina DeJong, PhD; Carmen McIntyre Leon, MD; Sean Valles, PhD; Christine Joseph, PhD; September 13, 2021

Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Needs Patient Data: Who “Owns” the Data About You?
Adam M. Alessio, PhD; March 24, 2021

Controversies and Complexities in LGBTQ Health Care
Emily Antoon-Walsh, MD, MA, FAAP; Barry DeCoster, PhD; Henry Ng, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACP; January 27, 2021

Is Seeking Information on Social Media Harmful to Your Health?
Anjana Susarla, PhD; November 18, 2020

Maternity Care Deserts in Rural Michigan
Andrea Wendling, MD; September 23, 2020

Speaking for the Dying: Life-and-Death Decisions in Intensive Care
Susan P. Shapiro, PhD; November 13, 2019

Female Cosmetic Genital Surgery: Social and Ethical Considerations
Devan Stahl, PhD; March 13, 2019

Should We Be Reaching for Immortality?
Tom Tomlinson, PhD; February 13, 2019

Ending Medical Self-Regulation: Does Less Physician Control Improve Patient Safety and Protect Patient Rights?
Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD; October 10, 2018

Therapeutic Privilege in Psychiatry? The Case of Borderline Personality Disorder
Dominic A. Sisti, PhD; September 19, 2018

Ethical Issues Related to Fundraising from Grateful Patients
Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil; April 11, 2018

Pain But No Gain: Pain as a Problematic and Useless Concept?
Marleen Eijkholt, JD, PhD; March 14, 2018

What's the point of Michigan's vaccine waiver education requirement?
Mark Navin, PhD; February 14, 2018

Prospects, Promises and Perils of Human Mind-Reading
Mark Reimers, PhD; November 29, 2017

Crossing the Biology to Pathobiology Threshold: Distinguishing Precision Health from Precision Medicine
Christopher H. Contag, PhD; October 11, 2017

Expanded Carrier Screening for an Increasingly Diverse Population: Embracing the Promise of the Future or Ignoring the Sins of the Past?
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBioethics; September 13, 2017

The Choice to Become a Research Subject: A First-Person Perspective
Rebecca Dresser, JD; March 22, 2017

Recurrent and Neglected Ethical Issues in the Psychiatric Brain Stimulation Discussion
Laura Y. Cabrera, PhD; February 15, 2017

Trust and the Learning Health System
Jodyn Platt, MPH, PhD; November 9, 2016

Choosing to Test: Dr. A. P. Satterthwaite and the First Birth Control Pill Clinical Trials in Humacao, Puerto Rico
Kathryn Lankford; October 19, 2016

Ethics and Children with Differences in Sex Development and Gender Nonconformity
Joel E. Frader, MD, MA; September 28, 2016

Giving Asylum? The Ethics of Long-Term, Structured Care for People with Severe, Refractory Mental Illness
Dominic Sisti, PhD; March 23, 2016

What We Have Already and Have Still to Learn from Historical Unethical Research
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, M.Bioethics; November 11, 2015

Oncologists' decisions about administering late chemotherapy: What makes it so difficult?
Minnie Bluhm, PhD, MPH; October 28, 2015

How Midwives Learn: Origins Of The Home Birth Controversy
Wendy Kline, PhD; September 23, 2015