Summer School Schedule 2019: Lectures and Seminars

Monday, July 8

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Ethics and Reprogenetic Technologies
Inmaculada de Melo Martin, Ph.D., Professor of Medical Ethics in Medicine, Professor of Medical Ethics in Reproductive Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Hospital-Based Ethics and Affiliation
Mirna Mohanraj
, M.D., Assistant Professor|Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-West Hospitals

Tuesday, July 9

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Religion and Culture and Their Impact on Bioethics
Shirin Karsan, M.B.E., Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Ethics of Organ Transplantation
Bruce Elliot Gelb
M.D., F.A.C.S,  Assistant Professor and Associate Medical Director, NYU School of Medicine, Patient Placement and Progression Surgical Director, Kidney Transplant Program, NYU Langone Medical Center

Wednesday, July 10

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM: When We Cannot Cure: Thoughts on the Ultimate Challenge to the Bond of Patient. Michael R. Berman, M.D., M.B.I., Professor, Associate Dean for Quality and Patient Safety in Graduate Medical Education, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Thursday, July 11

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Understanding Autonomy and Dependency in Aging
Russell WoodruffPh.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy, St. Bonaventure University

Friday, July 12

9:30 AM – 11 PM: Clinical Care and Research: Are There Global Bioethical Standards? Barry Smith, M.D., CEO Rogosin Institute, Professor of Surgery, Weil Cornell Medicine, Attending Surgeon, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Ethics of CRISPR and Embryos: Should We Genetically Modify Children? Sheldon KrimskyPh.D., Professor of Humanities & Social Sciences, Tufts University School of Medicine

Monday, July 15

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Ethics and Healthcare Reform in the U.S
Cheryl L. KunisM.D. M.Sc., Clinical Professor of Medicine Emerita, Columbia University Medical Center

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Medical Aid in Dying Should be a Last Resort Option for the DyingDavid Leven, J.D., Executive Director Emeritus, End of Life Choices New York (EOLCNY)

Tuesday, July 16

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Nursing, Ethics, and Day to Day Care Issues                                          Marie Claire Roberts, Ph.D., R.N., Assistant Professor at Touro College

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Offering Treatment Alternatives to Children for the Sake of their Caregivers. Ira Bedzow, M.A., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, New York Medical College

Wednesday, July 17

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM: A Historical Perspective on Medical Ethics
Cheryl L. Kunis, M.D. M.Sc., Clinical Professor of Medicine Emerita, Columbia University Medical Center

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM: End of Life and Palliative Care
Joseph Lowy, M.D., Clinical Professor in Department of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, Director of Palliative Care Service, NYU Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care

Thursday, July 18

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Mental Illness and Ethical Implications for a Special Needs Population  Nina B.L. Urban, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, NYU Langone Medical Center

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Responsible Conduct in Research  
Henry Silverman, M.D., M.A., Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Chair of the Clinical Ethics Committee, University of Maryland Medical Center

Friday, July 19

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Informed Consent: Problems, Solutions, and DebateIlene F. Wilets, Ph.D., IRB Chair Program for the Protection of Human Subjects, Senior Faculty, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Participants’ Conference