Program in Bioethics and Humanities

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EVENT: University of Iowa History of Medicine Society - 2015 R. Palmer Howard Dinner

The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society announces the 2015 R. Palmer Howard Dinner. Alain Touwaide, Research Associate, History of Science and Medicine, Smithsonian Institution; Scientific ...

EVENT: The Examined Life Conference

The ninth annual Examined Life Conference: The Writing, Humanities and Arts of Medicine will be held on April 16 to April 18, 2015 and focuses on the links between the science of medicine and the crea...

EVENT: Open House in the John Martin Rare Book Room

The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society and the University Libraries invite you to an Open House in the John Martin Rare Book Room - "Birthing, Midwifery and Obstetrics through History" on ...

WELCOME: New Faculty Member, Dr. Laurel Lyckholm

 

Publication: Practicing Medicine and Ethics:...by Dr. Lauris Kaldjian

To practice medicine and ethics, physicians need wisdom and integrity to integrate scientific knowledge, patient preferences, their own moral commitments, and society’s expectations. This work of inte...

Service: UIHC Ethics Consult Service

The UIHC Ethics Consult Service is a resource for patients, family members, or health professionals at UIHC who would like help addressing an ethical question or problem related to a patient's care.

Education:  Anonymous Student Reflections

This cloud of words gives a suggestive snapshot of the values, ethics, and concerns raised by students in their reflections at the end of the 2013 Bioethics and Humanities Seminar at the Carver Colleg...

Publication:  From Medicine Iowa by Dawn Goodlove

 Medicine in the City of Literature

Clinical Research Ethics Consultation Service

The mission of the Clinical Research Ethics Consultation Service (CRECS) is to assist clinical investigators in identifying and addressing the ethical challenges that frequently arise when designing o...

Publication:  Information is Information

The public’s voice has been nearly absent in discussions on managing genomic incidental findings. This article by a team of University of Iowa researchers, including Dr. Simon of the Program of Bioeth...