Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Medical Ethics and Health Policy Community and Events


Community Outreach


The center values creating a meaningful connection between the work we do and the people whose lives are impacted by these important ethical questions. We are committed to building relationships with the community and starting a dialogue around these very issues. Learn how you can get involved!

Upcoming Events 2021 - 2022
Date/Time Event Details Access
Sept. 20 - May 9
Free Tickets to Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series We’re inviting all medical students and residents to attend one or several Inprint readings for free—on a first come, first served basis. 
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Dec. 15
5-6 p.m.
Bioethics Grand Rounds on Declaration of Death by Neurological Criteria; Organ Donation


  • Trevor Bibler, Ph.D., assistant professor, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
  • Mark J. Hobeika, M.D., F.A.C.S. assistant professor of surgery (transplant), Weill Cornell Medical College Houston Methodist Hospital. 
  • Claire Horner, JD, MA, assistant professor, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Zoom details TBA
Feb 1, 2022 Baruch A. Brody Award & Lecture in Bioethics

Hear from our 2021-2022 recipient, Govind Persad, J.D., Ph.D. 

Access: Registration details are forthcoming. Sign up to receive information.

Feb. 8, 2022 TEDx Hear six Baylor faculty and four community leaders share their ideas on how to reboot, reframe and reimagine. 

For sponsorship and in-person attendance opportunities contact Emily Theil

Register for live-stream 

April 18-22, 2022 Bioethics Intensive Course In-person five-day Intensive Bioethics Course in the Texas Medical Center. 

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Brody Lecture and Award


The Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Houston Methodist, and Rice University Department of Philosophy established this named lectureship and award in Dr. Baruch Brody's memory. 

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Narrative Medicine


The Narrative Medicine Program is dedicated to exploring the importance of story in the lives of patients, learners, and healthcare professionals.

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