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
Wed, August 27, 2014

Grand Rounds for August

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

This month's grand rounds features Stephanie Kukora, MD.

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, September 11, 2014

Come join other CBSSM-affiliated faculty and fellows for this informal seminar session to touch base about current projects and activities.

No presentation, no pressure, just take a few minutes to share your current and upcoming projects and activities. This is a great opportunity to network with other like-minded faculty and fellows with similar interests in ethics and medical decision-making.

Refreshments will be provided!

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thu, September 18, 2014

Tom Tomlinson, PhD
Professor, Director, Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences; Co-Director Bioethics, Humanities, & Society Program at Michigan State University

Topic: "Donation Following Cardiac Death: Does It Matter Whether Donors Are Really, Most Sincerely Dead?"

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Wed, October 08, 2014

Aaron Scherer, PhD, CBSSM Postdoctoral Fellow

NCRC 16-266C 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thu, October 23, 2014

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

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

Speaker TBD

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

Speaker TBD

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

Speaker TBD

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

Speaker TBD

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

Speaker TBD

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

Speaker TBD

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

Speaker TBD

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

Speaker TBD

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