Monday, November 4, 2013

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities 2013 Conference

At the end of the break week, I was able to attend the annual meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. This is a conference I always eagerly look forward to going to. Just to give you a flavor of the scope of material the conference covers, here are the sessions I attended:

  • Delivering Research Ethics Education: Strategies for Training Community Research Partner
  • The Moral Courage of Paracelsus: Medical, Religious, and Social Refor
  • Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Bioenhancement
  • A Tribute to Edmund Pellegrino and His Work 
  • Student Paper Award Selections
  •      Bioethics, Human Rights, and Maternal Mortality
  •      More than Informed Consent: Why Research Ethics Needs Religion
  •      Toward a More Patient-Centered Advance Directive for Surgical Patients
  • A Conversation with Amy Gutmann, Chair, Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
  • Student-Led Research Review Panel: An Alternative to IRB Review of Medical Student Projects
  • IRBs in Existential Crisis: Proposals for Evaluating the Efficacy of IRB Oversigh
  • How to Get Fired in Bioethics: A User’s Guide to Succes
  • Difference, Representation, and Inclusion in Bioethics and Humanitie
  • Thinking Through the Ethics of Pregnancy Reduction
  • The Best-Laid Schemes: Do Bioethicists Corrupt Public Policy
  • Climate Change: A Neglected Topic in Bioethic
  • Ethical Issues Surrounding the Use of Social Media Platforms in Disease Surveillance and Epidemiological Researc
  • Gun Control, Ethics, and Public Health
  • Disability Gai
  • Has Bioethics Undermined Medical Ethics
  • Legal Update 2013: Top 10 Legal Developments in Bioethic
  • A Seat at the Table or a Voice in the Void: A Pilot Study of the Factors That Shape Community Members’ Roles on Research Review Board
  • Pay-to-Participate Research: A Worthwhile Innovation
  • Subversive Subjects: Rule-Breaking and Deception in Clinical Trial
  • From Unification, Registration: The Genesis of Research Subject Registrie
  • Randomized Clinical Trials in Maternal-Fetal Surgery: Who Is the Patient and Why It Matter
  • Exploiting Altruism in Human Subjects Research



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