Daniel W. Foster, M.D., Visiting Lectureship in Medical Ethics
The annual Daniel W. Foster, M.D., Visiting Lectureship in Medical Ethics brings distinguished medical ethics scholars to the UT Southwestern Medical Center campus to present and discuss the challenging moral issues in biomedicine. Established in 2007 in honor of UT Southwestern’s Daniel W. Foster, M.D., the Lectureship also offers opportunities for faculty, staff, and trainees to discuss medical ethics in an intimate setting.
The 2013 Daniel W. Foster, M.D.,
Visiting Lectureship In Medical Ethics
Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2013
D1.602 South Campus
"Avoiding Harm and Improving Care Near the End of Life: What Good Can Ethics Do?"
Nancy Berlinger, Ph.D., M.Div.
The Hastings Center
Lectures are sponsored by the Program for Ethics in Science & Medicine and the Office of Continuing Medical Education. CME credit in Medical Ethics and/or Professional Responsibility is available.
2012: Troyen A. Brennan, M.D., J.D., M.P.H.
"Politics and the Ethics of Health Care Reform"
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2011: Christine K. Cassel, M.D.
"Professionalism, Bioethics, and a New Definition of Palliative Care"
2010: Leon R. Kass, M.D., Ph.D.
"Taking Care: Ethical Caregiving in Our Aging Society"
2009: R. Alta Charo, JD
"The Celestial Fire of Conscience: Is There a ‘Right’ to Refuse Medical Services?"
2008: Ruth R. Faden, Ph.D., MPH
"Ethics of Health Care Reform"
2007: Edmund D. Pellegrino, M.D.
"The Doctor's Ethics: What Has Changed, What Cannot Change"