CBSSM Seminars

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CBSSM Seminars

CBSSM sponsors twice-monthly seminars on a variety of topics related to bioethics and social sciences, beginning at 3:00 and concluding at 4:00 (we generally do not observe "Michigan time").  Seminars are scheduled to take place at NCRC, Building 16, Room 266C, unless otherwise noted.

To view videos of past CBSSM Seminars and invited speakers, click on the links below:

Amy McGuire, JD, PhD:Biobanking and Genomic Research: Ethical Challenges and Policy Implications - March 22, 2012
Zachary Schrag, PhD: Ethical Imperialism: The Case Against IRB Review of the Social Sciences - February 1, 2012
Panel Discussion: Ethical Imperialism: The Case Against IRB Review of the Social Sciences - February 1, 2012

 

Below is the list of seminars for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Current CBSSM Seminars

Date Speaker Details Location time
Thu, October 23, 2014

Barbara Koenig, PhD
Professor of Medical Anthropology & Bioethics Dept. of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Institute for Health & Aging, UCSF

“Revisiting the “Race” Issue in Genomics”

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Wed, October 29, 2014

Grand Rounds for October

Box Lunches will be provided courtesy of the Center For Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine.

This month's grand rounds features Wendy Uhlmann.

Please join us for a lively discussion of medical ethics. The Bioethics Grand Rounds is sponsored by the UMHS Adult Medical Ethics Committee and the Program of Society and Medicine. This educational session is open to all faculty and staff and members of the public. CME and CEU credit is available.

Ford Auditorium 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Wed, November 05, 2014

Stephanie Kukora, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow

"Choosing Wisely: using past medical decisions in allocating scarce ECMO resources"

This talk will examine the ethical complexities of distributing limited ECMO resources to a growing population of eligible patients across the age spectrum and varying prognosis, describe the ramifications of influenza vaccine refusal among otherwise healthy adults, and explore the moral permissibility of allocating scarce ECMO resources based on previous medical decision-making, such as declining the seasonal influenza vaccine.

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thu, November 20, 2014

Sandra Wong, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Wed, December 03, 2014

 Kevin Kerber, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, Medical School
Director, Dizziness Clinic

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Wed, December 10, 2014

Grand Rounds for December

Box Lunches will be provided courtesy of the Center For Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine.

This month's grand rounds features Aisha Langford, PhD.

Please join us for a lively discussion of medical ethics. The Bioethics Grand Rounds is sponsored by the UMHS Adult Medical Ethics Committee and the Program of Society and Medicine. This educational session is open to all faculty and staff and members of the public. CME and CEU credit is available.

 

Ford Auditorium 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Thu, January 15, 2015

Michele Gornick, PhD

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Wed, January 21, 2015

Carl Schneider, JD
Chauncey Stillman Professor for Ethics, Morality, and the Practice of Law
Professor of Internal Medicine

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Wed, February 04, 2015

Yael Shinar, MDiv
MD Candidate
University of Michigan Medical School

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Wed, February 18, 2015

Francesca Tentori, MD, MS
Senior Research Scientist
Arbor Research
 

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thu, March 12, 2015

Leigh Turner, PhD
Associate Professor, Center for Bioethics, School of Public Health, and College of Pharmacy
University of Minnesota

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thu, March 26, 2015

Jill A. Fisher, PhD
Assistant Professor of Social Medicine
Center for Bioethics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Wed, April 01, 2015

Lauren Wancata, MD

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thu, April 16, 2015

Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Health Care Management
Director, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, Leonard Davis Institute
Director, Penn CMU Roybal P30 Center in Behavioral Economics and Health

NCRC 16-266C (this may change) 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Wed, May 06, 2015

Janet Childerhose, PhD
CBSSM Postdoctoral Fellow

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thu, May 21, 2015

Erica Sutton, PhD
CBSSM Postdoctoral Fellow

 

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm