Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

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Community Outreach

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

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Upcoming Events 2021 - 2022

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Date/Time Event Details Access
Ongoing
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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Nov. 17
5-6 p.m.
Bioethics Grand Rounds Moral Distress and Burnout

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  • Colleen M. Gallagher, PhD, MA, LSW, FACHE, HEC-C, executive director, Clinical Ethics, Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine Chief, Section of Integrated Ethics in Cancer Care, Professor, School of Health Professions, vice chair, Division Wellness Lead Council
  • Sophia Fantus, Ph.D., MSW, assistant professor, University of Texas at Arlington, School of Social Work

Access by Zoom or dial 713-903-7277 and enter Event ID:  ULTJSY

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Nov. 18
6-7 p.m.

Performance for Off Script: Stories from the Heart of Medicine

Come hear members of the community share their stories about Homebound. Register here
Dec. 15
5-6 p.m.
Bioethics Grand Rounds on Declaration of Death by Neurological Criteria; Organ Donation

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  • 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
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Feb 1, 2022 Baruch A. Brody Award & Lecture in Bioethics

The award presentation and lecture will take place in-person with a live stream option.

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

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Brody Lecture and Award

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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

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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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