Event Recordings

Wednesday 25th May 2022 12:15- 1:15 pm Zoom Unpacking Bedside Bioethics

Unpacking Bedside Bioethics: Demystifying Decision-Making Capacity

Decision making capacity is a critical piece of working out how to respect a patient's autonomy. Determination of decision-making capacity lies in the hands of clinicians. While the idea of determining if a patient can make decisions might…
Center for Bioethics Ethics Grand Rounds March 4, 2022 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm CST Zoom | Free | Open to the Public

Identifying and Addressing Gaps in Health Outcomes Using the Health Capability Profile

Current theoretical approaches to bioethics and public health ethics propose varied justifications as the basis for health care and public health, yet none capture a fundamental reality: people seek good health and the ability to pursue it…
Center for Bioethics Ethics Grand Rounds - February 11, 2022 | 3 - 4:30 PM CST | Zoom | Free | Open to the Public

The Minnesota Assisted Suicide Bill: Bad Medicine, Bad Ethics, Bad Law

The Minnesota End-of-Life Option Act was reintroduced to the MN state legislature in early 2021 and was modeled after the 1994 Oregon Death with Dignity Act. At this second panel discussion of our two part series on the current bill under…
Center for Bioethics - Ethics Grand Rounds:  January 28, 12 - 1:30 pm CST Zoom, Free, Open to the Public

The Minnesota End-of-Life Option Act: Medical Aid in Dying is a Compassionate Option for Terminally Ill Patients

The Minnesota End-of-Life Option Act was reintroduced to the MN state legislature in early 2021 and was modeled after the 1994 Oregon Death with Dignity Act. At this panel discussion, you hear perspectives from a patient with a terminal…
Ethics Grand Rounds: Friday November 12 12:15 - 1:30 PM CST | Zoom | Free | Open to the Public | RSVP Requested

Rapid Transition to Telehealth and the Digital Divide: Implications for Primary Care Access and Equity in a Post‐COVID Era

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has catalyzed profound transformations in health care delivery systems, including an abrupt shift toward telemedicine. Synchronous telemedicine modalities such as videoconference and…
Ethics Grand Rounds: Friday October 29 12:15 - 1:30 PM CST | Zoom | Free | Open to the Public | RSVP Requested

Understanding the Health and Well-Being of Sexual and Gender Diverse Populations: Findings from a new National Academy of Sciences Report

There are more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and other sexual and diverse (LGBTQI+) people in the U.S. than ever before. A wide range of factors influence LGBTQI+  individuals’ well-being, including social…
Ethics Grand Rounds: Friday Septmeber 24 12:00 - 1:30 PM CST | Zoom | Free | Open to the Public | RSVP Requested

Dr. John Song’s Vision for Health Equity: Dignity in Death and Dying While in Prison

At the heart of bioethics lies the pursuit of a compassionate and just society. Dr. John Song embodied this heartfelt approach as a bioethicist and an advocate for health equity for the homeless, individuals with HIV/AIDs, and people in…
Ethics Grand Rounds | It Doesn't Have to Be This Way: Long COVID & an Alternative Model of Health in the U.S.

It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way: Long COVID and An Alternative Model of Health in the US

Ethics Grand Rounds: In the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, many types of patient stories – later to be repeated thousand fold – were heard for the first time. Some were easier to understand: people tragically taken ill and…
Ethics Grand Rounds | The Impact of Stigma on Individuals with Substance Use Disorder & Mental Health Conditions: Perspectives from Community-Engaged Action Research in Minnesota

The Impact of Stigma on Individuals with Substance Use Disorder & Mental Health Conditions: Perspectives from Community-engaged Action Research in MN

Ethics Grand Rounds: Talk Objectives:  Identify the ways that stigma serves as a barrier to accessing care for individuals with substance use and mental health conditions. List the ways that the topic of stigma has emerged in evaluated…
Ethics Grand Rounds: Ethical Implications of Disparities Observed in COVID-19 for Scarce Resource Allocation

Ethical Implications of Disparities Observed in COVID-19 for Scarce Resource Allocation

Ethics Grand Rounds: COVID-19 continues to shine a light on the deep disparities present throughout the United States, in terms of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. This talk shows mortality data, as well as occupational case data,…