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The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) Research Colloquium will be held Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the Great Lakes Room, Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI. The CBSSM Research Colloquium will feature the Bishop Lecture in Bioethics as the keynote address, which will be presented by Norman Daniels, PhD. Dr. Daniels is Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics and Professor of Ethics and Population Health in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health. A call for abstracts and registration information will be available in February. Click link below for more details.

CBSSM News & Events

Ray De Vries involved in new research developing precision treatments for CHC Veterans
Raymond De Vries is involved in a new research study led by Akbar Waljee, MD, MSc, which will develop a risk-based strategy to help providers tailor timing of treatments among CHC Veterans to ensure that those who most need urgent therapy get it as quickly as possible. Using democratic deliberation, Dr. De Vries will engage Veterans to learn their thoughts and preferences about such a strategy, which will help with its implementation in a clinical setting.
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Jeffrey Kullgren featured in article, "What do health plan deductibles really mean for people with chronic illness? New study takes a look." 01/10/2017
Jeffrey Kullgren was recently featured in the Michigan Medicine article, "What do health plan deductibles really mean for people with chronic illness? New study takes a look." Dr. Kullgren co-authored a JAMA Internal Medicine Research Letter, which reports that even “low” deductible plans can mean high out-of-pocket costs for many Americans.
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Bioethics Grand Rounds 01/25/2017
Meredith Walton presents "Opting In or Opting Out: The Ethical Principles Underlying Two Methods of Organ Donation."
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