Summer School Schedule 2021: Lectures and Seminars

Monday, June 21

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Past and Future Ethical Values Learned from the Covid Pandemic, John Loike, PhD, Professor of Biology, Interim Director of Medical Ethics at New York Medical Center Touro College, Adjunct, Columbia University

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM When We Cannot Cure: Thoughts on the Ultimate Challenge to the Bond of Patient and Doctor, Michael R. Berman, MD, MBI, FACOG, Clinical Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Trauma Research and Trauma Informed Research Practises, Mary Simmerling, PhD, Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Research Integrity in Medicine, University of Ottawa

Tuesday, June 22

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM KEYNOTE: The Global Spread of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: Ethical and Policy Considerations, Vardit Ravitsky, PhD, Full Professor at the Bioethics Program, School of Public Health, University of Montreal and Senior Lecturer (part time) on Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Citizen Science: Both Promising and Problematic, Ilene Wilets, PhD, IRB Chair, Program for the Protection of Human Subjects, Associate Professor, Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Film Screening: Three Identical Strangers

Wednesday, June 23

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Scientific Foundation for the Ethical Discussion of Fertility Treatments, Frederick LicciardiM.D., Professor in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NYU Langone Medical CenterDirector of Oocyte Donation Program NYU Fertility Center

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Film Screening: Generation Cryo

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mental Illness and Ethical Implications for a Special Needs Population, Nina B.L. Urban, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, NYU Langone Medical Center

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Dignifying Detention During Covid: Opportunity, Humiliation and Death, Bryan Pilkington PhD, Associate Professor, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Seton Hall University

Thursday, June 24

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Ethical Challenges in Pediatric Research,Phaik Yeong Cheah, PhDHead of the Department of Bioethics and Engagement, Associate Professor of Oxford University and in Bangkok, Thailand at the Wellcome Programme

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM KEYNOTE: Ethics and Reprogenetic TechnologiesInmaculada de Melo-Martin, PhD Professor of Medical Ethics in Medicine and Reproductive Medicine, and Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medical College

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM KEYNOTE: Brain Science in the Military in the 21st Century, Jonathan D. Moreno, PhD, David & Lyn Silfen University Professor, Professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy and of History & Sociology of Science, Professor of Philosophy (by courtesy), Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Science-Policy Controversies in Brain Disease and Pro Football, Adam Finkel, Sc.D., CIH, Clinical Professor of Environmental Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan

Friday, June 25

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Public Health Ethics and Personal Liberty and Ethical Challenges of Online Research, Jan Piasecki PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Bioethics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Film Screening: Pandemic

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM End of Life and Palliative Care, Joseph Lowy, MD, Director of Palliative Care Service, NYU Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care, Clinical Professor in Department of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center

Saturday, June 26

10:30 AM – 4:00 PM Participants Mini-Conference

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Graduation Ceremony