Lectures

Summer School Schedule: Lectures and Seminars

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Mon, June 15, 10:30am-12:00pm, Ethical Theory and Bioethics

Sheldon Krimsky, Ph.D., School of Medicine at Tufts University, Boston, MA

Mon, June 15, 1:30-3:30pm, Ethical Theory and Bioethics

Mary Simmerling, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Research Integrity in Medicine and Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy and  Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.


Tue, June 16, 10:30am-12:00pm, Ethics of Organ Transplantation

Bruce Elliot Gelb, M.D., F.A.C.S, NYU Langone Medical Center, School of Medicine, New York, NY

Tue, June 16, 1:30-3:30pm, Human Research Ethics from the Nuremberg Code to the Belmont Report

Jonathan Moreno, Ph.D., Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Wed, June 17, 10:30am-12:00pm, Bioethics and National Security

Jonathan Moreno, Ph.D., Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Wed, June 17, 1:30-3:30pm, Narrative Medicine

Marco Viniegra, Ph.D., Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA.


Thu, June 18, 10:30am-12:00pm, Narrative Medicine

Marco Viniegra, Ph.D., Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA.

Thu, June 18, 1:30-3:30pm, Popular Culture and Biotechnology

James Hughes, Ph.D., Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, Willington, CT.


Mon, June 22, 10:30am-12:00pm, Ethics of Human Enhancement/Reproductive Enhancement

Elizabeth Yuko, Ph.D., LL.M, HIV and Drug Abuse Research Ethics Training Institute, Fordham University, Bronx, NY

Mon, June 22, 1:30-3:30pm, Ethics of Human Enhancement/Reproductive Enhancement

Elizabeth Yuko, Ph.D., LL.M, HIV and Drug Abuse Research Ethics Training Institute, Fordham University, Bronx, NY


Tue, June 23, 10:30am-12:00pm, Creating Human Embryos Using Cloning Technologies

John D. Loike, Ph.D., Center for Bioethics at Columbia University, New York, NY

Tue, June 23, 1:30-3:30pm, Creating Human Embryos Using Cloning Technologies

John D. Loike, Ph.D., Center for Bioethics at Columbia University, New York, NY


Wed, June 24, 10:30am-12:00pm, Ethical Questions on Egg Donation

Ana Lita, Ph.D., Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI), New York, NY

Wed, June 24, 1:30-3:30pm, Ethical Questions on Egg Donation

Ana Lita, Ph.D., Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI), New York, NY


Thu, June 25, 10:30am-12:00pm, Ethics of Organ Transplantation

Lloyd E. Ratner, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S., New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University, New York, NY

Thu, June 25, 1:30-3:30pm, Ethics of Organ Transplantation

Lloyd E. Ratner, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S., New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University, New York, NY


Mon, June 29, 10:30am-12:00pm, Clinical Humanities and the Healing Arts

Marin Gillis, Ph.L., Ph.D., Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Mon, June 29, 1:30-3:30pm, Clinical Humanities and the Healing Arts

Marin Gillis, Ph.L., Ph.D., Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL


Tue, June 30, 10:30am-12:00pm, The Good, The Bad and the Ugly in Human Clinical Trials

Jaime Franco, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Tue, June 30, 1:30-3:30pm, The Good, The Bad and the Ugly in Human Clinical Trials

Jaime Franco, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL


Wed, July 1, 10:30am-12:00pm, Matters of Life and Death: Ethical Controversies

Terry M. Perlin, Ph.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Wed, July 1, 1:30pm-3:30pm, Ethical Issues in End-of-Life Care

Charles H. Debrovner, M.D., NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY


Thu, July 2, 10:30am-12:00pm, Mental Illness and Ethical Implications for a Special Needs Population

Nina B.L. Urban, M.D., New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Thu, July 2, 1:30-3:30pm, Mental Illness and Ethical Implications for a Special Needs Population

Nina B.L. Urban, M.D., New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY


Mon, July 6, 10:30am-12:00pm, Medical Tourism: The Perfect Vacation or a Bad Trip?

John D. Loike, Ph.D., Director of Special Programs at the Center for Bioethics at Columbia University

Mon, July 6, 1:30-3:30pm,Institutional Review Boards

Mary Simmerling, Ph.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY


Tue, July 7, 10:30-12:00pm, Genetics and Ethics

Sheldon Krimsky, Ph.D., School of Medicine at Tufts University, Boston, MA

Tue, July 7, 1:30-3:30pm, Ethics of Organ Transplantation

Bruce Elliot Gelb, M.D., F.A.C.S, NYU Langone Medical Center, School of Medicine, New York, NY


Wed, July 8, 10:30-12:00pm, Clinical Care and Research: Are there Global Bioethical Standards?

Barry Smith, M.D., Weill Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Wed, July 8, 1:30-3:30pm, Ethics of Life Extension

James Hughes, Ph.D., Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, Willington, CT


Thu, July 9, 10:30-12:00pm, Timeship: The Architecture of Immortality

Stephen Valentine, Architect, Stasis Foundation

Thu, July 9, 1:30-3:30pm,  Rights Come to Mind: Brain Injury, Ethics, and the Struggle for Consciousness

Joseph Fins, M.D., M.A.C.P., Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY


Mon, July 13, 10:30-12:00pm, Religious Traditions and Their Impact on Bioethics

Shirin Karsan, M.B.E., School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Mon, July 13, 1:30-3:30pm, Ethical and Global Issues in Informed Consent

Madeleine Schachter, J.D., Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY


Tue, July 14, 10:30-12:00pm, Religious Traditions and their Impact on Bioethics

Shirin Karsan, M.B.E., School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Tue, July 14, 1:30-3:30pm, TBD


Wed, July 15, 10:30-12:00pm, Ethical and Global Issues in Informed Consent

Madeleine Schachter, J.D., Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Wed, July 15, 1:30-3:30pm, Genetics and Ethics

Sheldon Krimsky, Ph.D., School of Medicine at Tufts University, Boston, MA


Thu, July 16, 10:30-3:30pm, Mini-Conference – Student Presentations

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