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The ASBH Cornerstone Award is the Society's highest honor given to an institution. The Cornerstone Award recognizes outstanding, enduring contributions by an institution that has deeply enriched and helped shape the direction of the fields of bioethics or the health humanities. By winning this award, we join other pillars of the bioethics and humanities community including The Hastings Center, the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, and the American Journal of Bioethics.

CBSSM News & Events

CBSSM Receives 2022 ASBH Cornerstone Award
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Ethics of abortion care: Are doctors obligated to break the law to protect patients? 07/28/2022
Intentionally vague laws surrounding abortion access are putting women at risk in states where the procedure has been banned. Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBioethics, CBSSM's Associate Director, tells WDET’s Russ McNamara that the pressure to do the ethical thing should not be on doctors, but on legislators and judges who are creating and enforcing laws that put women – and their clinicians – at risk.
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Bioethics Grand Rounds 09/28/2022
Perri Klass, MD, new book: The Best Medicine: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future 
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