Events

Events

Upcoming events Spring 2016- check back regularly for updates!

Apri1 28: Emory Clinical Ethics Seminar - “Challenges in Pain Management and the Growing Epidemic of Opioid Addiction”
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Emory Center for Ethics Seminar Room 162
Synopsis: Pain management raises multiple ethical consideration which we will address in this seminar, including the over-treatment and under-treatment of pain, double effect in end-of-life palliation, opioid addiction as a public health concern, and implications for physician assisted suicide worldwide.

June 2: Clinical Ethics Seminar - Are Free Cancer Screening Events Morally Good? w/Dr. Benjamin Stoff
Time: 4:00pm
Location: Emory Center for Ethics Seminar Room 162
Synopsis: Free cancer screening events are a popular way for healthcare systems and medical professional organizations to interface with the general public. Advocates claim that these events improve public health, provide access to healthcare for the underserved, and foster relationships between healthcare providers and the public, individually and collectively.  This talk will evaluate the moral validity of these claims, using skin cancer screenings as an example.