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:

Barbara Koenig, PhD: Revisiting the 'Race" Issue in Genomics -- October 23, 2014
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, December 03, 2014

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

Title: Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Summary: A wide gap exists between the evidence-base for processes to diagnose and treat Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) and the use of these processes in real world medicine. The investigators will present their work-in-progress regarding an implementation strategy to increase the use of BPPV processes in emergency department presentations of dizziness.

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, January 28, 2015

Grand Rounds for January

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

This month's grand rounds will be a discussion about Henry Beecher—one of the legendary figures of anesthesiology. We will discuss how his covert involvement with LSD and the CIA created a foundation for the IRB and clinical research ethics in the US.

Ford Auditorium 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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
Wed, February 25, 2015

Grand Rounds for January

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

This month's grand rounds features Andrew Shuman, 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, 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

4464 East Hall (Psychology Department) 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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