Past Events Archive

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2022

Center for Bioethics - Ethics Grand Rounds:  Nov. 18, 2022 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm CST Zoom, Free, Open to the Public

Beyond Abortion: The Consequences of Overturning Roe

Mary Faith Marshall, PhD, FCCM, HEC-C and Lynn M. Paltrow, JD | For decades abortion access has been one of the most polarizing issues in American society. The Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization has…
Tuesday 8th Nov. 2022 12:15 - 1:15 pm Unpacking Bedside Bioethics

“Who Ya Gonna Call?” When Your Patients Can’t Decide by Themselves

Joan Henriksen, PhD, RN, HEC-C | In daily clinical practice, care decisions must be made even when patients lack capacity to independently provide informed consent and shared decision-making. If the patient has not named someone to speak…
Ethics Grand Rounds Oct. 21, 2022 | 12:15 - 1:30 PM CST Zoom | Free | Open to the Public

The Case for Health Care Reparations

Camisha Russell, PhD | In this talk, Dr. Russell draws on Olefumi Taiwo’s constructive view of reparations to argue that US healthcare systems must be rebuilt in the name of racial justice. Dr. Russell discusses the accumulations of…
Ethics Grand Rounds Sept 23, 2022 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm CST | Zoom | Free | OPen to the Public

Not Equivalent, But Better: Human Rights and Health Care Behind Bars in the Time of COVID

Brendan Saloner, PhD | The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the lack of resources and oversight that hinders medical care for incarcerated people in the United States. The US Supreme Court has held that “deliberate indifference” to “…
Tuesday 20th Sept. 2022 12:15 - 1:15 pm Unpacking Bedside Bioethics

The True Role of Autonomy in Medicine

Joel Wu, JD, MPH, MA, HEC-C | Respect for patient autonomy is not as simple as doing what patients say they want. As clinicians, we also have an obligation to use our skill for the benefit of patients, to not cause harm, & to care for…
Wednesday 25th May 2022 12:15- 1:15 pm Zoom Unpacking Bedside Bioethics

Demystifying Decision-Making Capacity

 Jaime Konerman-Sease, PhD | 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…
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

Jennifer Prah, PhD, MSc, MA, MSL | 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…
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

Daniel Sulmasy, MD, PhD, T. Brian Callister, MD, FACP, SFHM, John B. Kelly, MA, Anita Cameron, and Senator John A. Hoffman (36, DFL) | The Minnesota End-of-Life Option Act was reintroduced to the MN state legislature in early 2021 and was…
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

Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD, HEC-C, Danna Nelson, David Grube, MD, and Rep. Mike Freiberg (45B, DFL) | The Minnesota End-of-Life Option Act was reintroduced to the MN state legislature in early 2021 and was modeled after the 1994 Oregon…
Medicine Grand Rounds January 26, 2022 | 12:15 - 1:15 pm CST | Zoom

Requests for Futile and Potentially Inappropriate Treatment

Jennifer Needle, MD, MPH, Jaime Konerman-Sease, PhD, and Joel Wu, JD, MPH, MA, HEC-C | Learning Objectives: (1) Restate the proposal of 5 critical care societies for defining and responding to requests for “futile” or “potentially…