Bioethics Grand Rounds

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CBSSM’s Clinical Ethics Service sponsors the monthly Bioethics Grand Rounds, focusing on ethical issues arising in health care and medicine. This educational session is open to Michigan Medicine faculty and staff and CME credit is available.

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Current Bioethics Grand Rounds

Date Speaker Details Location time
Wed, February 28, 2018

Michigan Medicine has launched Victors Care, a concierge medical care model designed to deliver increased access, convenience and individually-tailored support within a primary care practice for patients who pay for membership. Like all concierge care programs, Victors Care raises ethical issues relating to justice, fairness, access, and consistency with the mission of Michigan Medicine. This Bioethics Grand Rounds will address the ethical issues of concierge care in a panel format with institutional leaders. The panel will address your questions directly.

Univerisity Hospital Ford Auditorium 12:00pm
Wed, March 28, 2018

Social media is characterized by online spaces of rapid communication, advertising, professional development, and advocacy, and these platforms have revolutionized the way we interact with people and our culture. In surgery, platforms like Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram are especially attractive for practice promotion and instantaneous connection with potential patients. However, considerable risks and ethical dilemmas lie in wait for the surgeon who attempts to use patient photographs and videos for advertising.

Univerisity Hospital Ford Auditorium 12:00pm
Wed, April 25, 2018

Topic related to ethics in medication shortages

UH Ford Auditorium 12:00pm
Wed, April 25, 2018 Univerisity Hospital Ford Auditorium 12:00pm
Wed, May 23, 2018

Expectant parents all hope for an uneventful pregnancy and a healthy baby, but a wide variety of maternal conditions and fetal problems necessitate comprehensive and complex care before birth. This session will offer a review of the nature and outcomes of these conditions, and describe the role of pediatricians in perinatal anticipatory guidance and decision-making, with an exploration of the commonly encountered bioethical issues.

Univerisity Hospital Ford Auditorium 12:30pm