CBSSM Research Colloquium (May 1) Call For Abstracts

February 12, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Michigan Medicine News

We are delighted to announce that the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) Research Colloquium will occur on May 1, 2018 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.). It will take place at the Henderson Room, Michigan League, 911 N. University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI.

The CBSSM Research Colloquium will feature the Bishop Lecture in Bioethics as the keynote address. Barbara Koenig, PhD will present the Bishop Lecture with a talk entitled: " Does Enhancing Individual Choice and Control Promote Freedom? Challenges in Contemporary Bioethics."

Dr. Koenig is Professor of Bioethics and Medical Anthropology, based at the Institute for Health & Aging, University of California, San Francisco. She is the Director of “UCSF Bioethics,” a nascent program that spans ethics research, clinical ethics, and ethics education across the university’s four professional schools.

The lecture is jointly presented by CBSSM and the Ronald C. and Nancy V. Bishop Lectureship in Bioethics fund.

Abstract submissions are welcome from all disciplines both within UM, as well as other institutions. The CBSSM Research Colloquium brings together presenters highlighting research related to bioethics, health communication, and medical decision making. For more details or to submit an abstract, please see the Abstract Submission form.  Deadline for abstract submission is Friday, March 16, 2018.

Website: http://cbssm.med.umich.edu/news-events/events/colloquium/2018-cbssm-research-colloquium-and-bishop-lecture-barbara-koenig-phd

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