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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (DUE FEB 6TH)-- The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) Research Colloquium will be held Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Founders Room, Alumni Center, 200 Fletcher St., Ann Arbor, MI. The CBSSM Research Colloquium will feature the Bishop Lecture in Bioethics as the keynote address.  Lawrence O. Gostin, J.D., LL.D (Hon.) will present the Bishop Lecture with a talk entitled: " Global Health With Justice: The Lessons Learned From Ebola." For more details or to submit an abstract, please see the Abstract Submission Form.

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CBSSM Co-authors on JAMA Research Letter
Ray De Vries, Co-Director of CBSSM,  Kerry Ryan, H. Myra Kim, and Scott Kim are co-authors on a recently published JAMA Research Letter entitled, “Survey Indicates Willingness of General Population to Donate Tissue Samples to Biobank for Research.”  Tom Tomlinson, PhD from MSU is the first author.
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Jeff Kullgren quoted in Time Money article, “3 Ways to Get Cheaper Health Care in 2015” 01/06/2015
Jeff Kullgren was quoted for the Time Money article, “3 Ways to Get Cheaper Health Care in 2015.” According to Kullgren, companies will increasingly be nudging workers toward cheaper care in different settings. However, this new patient-as-consumer world does have an upside for workers—“You now have an opportunity to shop around for the most affordable care,” says Kullgren. Click on link for full article.
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PIHCD Working Group 01/29/2015
Janet Childerhose will present surveys and novelty shared decision making items developed for parents of pediatric oncology patients enrolled in a study involving whole genome sequencing.
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