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Interdisciplinary Clinical Ethics News Conference

Interdisciplinary Clinical Ethics Noon Conferences are usually held on the first Wednesday of each month.  Below is a list of videotaped presentations.

"The Ethics of Uterine Transplantation"
Presented by Wendy Vitek, M.D., Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Margie H. Shaw, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medical Humanities & Bioethics
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Big Data, Ethics, and Medicine" - Oct 2018
Presented by Martin Zand, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Senior Associate Dean for URMC Clinical Research
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"Your daughter remains unconscious. What should we do?: New Guidelines" - Sept 2018
Presented by Richard Demme, M.D., Associate Professor, Medicine (Nephrology) and Medical Humanities & Bioethics
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"Genetic Testing in Jewish Law" - May 2018
Presented by Rabbi Daniel Schon, Ohr Torah
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"Thanks for your suggestion doctor, but we're waiting for a miracle - The interplay between Ethics and Miracles" - Feb 2018
Presented by Kevin Boyd, MDiv, Associate Director, Chaplaincy Services
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"They are Killing People in China for their Organs.  What Can/Should We Do About It?" - Dec 2017
Presented by Richard Demme, M.D., Associate Professor, Medicine (Nephrology) and Medical Humanities & Bioethics
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"Physician Assisted Suicide in New York State: Reflections of a Catholic Physician" - Nov 2017
Presented by Thomas M. Carroll, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, General Medicine & Palliative Care
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"Practical Problems with Health Care Proxies" - Sept 2017
Presented by Richard Demme, M.D., Associate Professor, Medicine (Nephrology) and Medical Humanities & Bioethics; Director, Bioethics Program
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"Don't touch me, you #@*#!"  Antidiscrimination Policies and Patient Biases: A Discussion" - June 2017
presented by Adrienne Morgan, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Medical Education Diversity and Inclusion; Margie Shaw, Ph.D., J.D., Assistant Professor, Medical Humanities & Bioethics
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"The Indian Dichotomy" - May 2017
presented by Patrick Hopkins, DNP, APRN, C-PNP, NNP, Assistant Professor School of Nursing and Medical Humanities & Bioethics
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"Carrie Buck's Forgotten Legacy - American Eugenics in the Service of Nativism, Class and Racial Bigotry" - March 2017
presented by Bernard Sussman, M.D., Professor of Clinical Medicine, Palliative Care, Medical Humanities & Bioethics
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"How Objective is Medical Science?" - Feb 2017
presented by Hayley Clatterbuck, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Philosophy, UR
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"Brain Death, Circulatory Death, and Munchkin Death: What is Dead Enough?" - Jan 2017
presented by Richard Demme, M.D., Associate Professor, Medicine (Nephrology) & Medical Humanities and Bioethics 
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"Single IRB Model: Implications for Researchers at the University of Rochester" - Dec 2016
presented by Kelly O'Donoghue, MPH, CIP, Associate VP for Human Subject Protection, University of Rochester
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"My Patient is Going to Voluntarily Stop Eating and Drinking.  What's a Catholic doc to do?" - Nov 2016
presented by Thomas M. Carroll, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, General Medicine & Palliative Care
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"The "New" World of ECMO" - Oct 2016
presented by Leway Chen, M.D., Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), and Sunil Prasad, M.D., Associate Profesor of Medicine (Cardiology), Chief of Cardiac Surgery, and Surgical Director of the Heart Transplant Program
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