Topic and Speaker List

DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy Past Events

Bi-Annual
DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy Past Events

March 8, 2005
Disparities in Healthcare in the USA Carolyn Clancy, MD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

October 17, 2005
The Human Genome and Genetic Intervention:
Stem Cells, Embryos and Ethics – Is There a Way Forward?
William Hurlbut, MD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

March 2, 2006
End-of-Life Care
Daniel Callahan, PhD
Underwritten by Sidney J. Jansma, Jr.

October 5, 2006
The Beginning of Life
Maureen Condic, PhD,
Rabbi David Krishef, Gilbert Meilaender, PhD, Abdulaziz Sachedina, PhD
Underwritten by Sidney J. Jansma, Jr.

March 5, 2007
Gene Ownership & Patents
Rebecca S. Eisenberg, PhD
Jorge A. Goldstein, PhD, JD
Underwritten by Sidney J. Jansma Jr.

September 10, 2007
Universal Health Care
The Rt. Hon. Frank Dobson, MP
Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS
Underwritten by Peter C. & Pat Cook

March 24, 2008
Public Policy vs. Personal Choice: The HPV Vaccine Debate
Diane Medved Harper, MD, MPH, MS
Neal A. Halsey, MD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation and Calvin College

September 8, 2008
Patient Rights vs. Doctor Conscience
Farr A. Curlin, MD
R. Alta Charo, JD
Underwritten by Spectrum Health

March 16, 2009
The Mental Health Challenge: Treating Patients and Protecting Society
Paul S. Appelbaum, MD
Robert F. Schopp, PhD, JD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

September 28, 2009
Nature and Nurture: Their Contributions to Behavior
Turhan Canli, PhD
Philip M. Rosoff, MD, MA, FAAP
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

March 8, 2010
Rationing vs. Rationalizing Healthcare
Norman Daniels, PhD
Peter Ubel, MD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

September 27, 2010
Vaccinations: Individual Responsibility or Societal Obligation?
Matthew Wynia, MD
Thomas May, PhD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

March 7, 2011
Negotiating Death: Does Culture Matter?
Timothy E. Quill, MD
Barbara A. Koenig, PhD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

September 19, 2011
Designer Life: Promises and Perils
Paul Keim, PhD
Laurie Zoloth, PhD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

March 26, 2012
American Healthcare:
Necessary Components of an Ethical Reformation
Theodore R. Marmor, PhD
E. Haavi Morreim, JD, PhD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

September 24, 2012
American Healthcare:
Ethical Dimensions of Financing Healthcare Reform
Larry R. Churchill, PhD
Robert E. Moffitt, PhD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

March 25, 2013
The Patient-Physician Relationship in the Context of the New Technological Reality
Joel Howell, MD, PhD
Howard Brody, MD, PhD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

September 16, 2013
The Patient-Physician Relationship and
the Impact of ‘Systems’ on Healthcare Delivery
Eric M. Meslin, PhD
Paul D. Scanlon, MD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

March 24, 2014
Promises and Perils of Genetic Testing
David E. Housman, PhD
Eric T. Juengst, PhD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

September 8, 2014
Ethics and Economics: New Drug Development
Ernst R. Berndt, PhD
Leonard M. Fleck, PhD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY

April 13, 2015
Health Care Knowledge via the Media: Is More Information Better?
– An Ethical Approach
Matthew Herper
Christine Laine, MD, MPH
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

October 26, 2015
Ethics of Resource Allocation Across the Lifespan
Mildred Solomon, EdD
Frederick Zimmerman, PhD
Underwritten by the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation

March 13, 2016
Is America Going to Pot?
Yasmin Hurd, PhD
Kevin Hill, MD, MHS

September 26, 2016
The Medicalization of Society
Michael First, MD
Jerome Wakefield, PhD

 

 

 

 

 



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