Ethics Grand Rounds, October 27, 2023

Immigration & Health Equity: From Demagoguery to Community

  • Mark G. Kuczewski, PhD, HEC-C, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Dr. Kuczewski will briefly review the history and context of immigration to the United States and separate facts from misleading rhetoric that results from the politicization of immigration. He will explain how failure to develop rational…
Unpacking Bedside Bioethics Tuesday, Nov 14, 2023, Noon - 1 pm

Conscientious Objection: The Pharmacist’s Right to Refuse to Fill Contraceptive Prescriptions

  • Tim Stratton, PhD, RPh, FAPhA, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Can a pharmacist ethically refuse to honor a woman’s request to refill a prescription for contraceptives, even if the patient has refills available? Can a pharmacist ethically refuse to fill a prescription for emergency contraception?…
Ethics Grand Rounds, November 17, 2023, 12 - 1 PM CST

Trust Takes Two: Barriers to Trust in the Healthcare System Among Ethnically Diverse Parents

  • Jennifer Needle, MD, MPH, HEC-C, University of Minnesota
  • Shannon Pergament, MPH, MSW, Community-University Health Care Center
More than 20% of children in the United States live with a chronic and serious illness. Parents who care for these children are challenged by children’s intense medical needs, navigating a complex health system, and significant time…