Bioethics and the Law of Reproductive Technology and Genetics:

Harvard Ed Portal, Allston, MA, September 13, 2016

Genetic enhancements. Reproductive technologies. Animal-human hybrids. Through new technologies and...

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Bioethics: The Law, Medicine, and Ethics of Reproductive Technologies and Genetics:

Petrie-Flom Center, Course begins September 6, 2016. Register now!

Bioethics: The Law, Medicine, and Ethics of Reproductive Technologies and Genetics

An introduction...

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Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship 2016-2017

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Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship 2016-2017
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: August 5, 2016, 9:00 AM

THE PETRIE-FLOM CENTER

STUDENT FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM, 2016-2017

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Center an...

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Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant

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Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics, seeks a part-time re...

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Summer Bioethics Research Internship

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Summer Bioethics Research Internship
Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program

Deadline: January 15, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program seeks applicants for its 2016 summer student program...

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Post-Baccalaureate Bioethics Research Position

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Post-Baccalaureate Bioethics Research Position
Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program

Deadline: March 18, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program seeks applicants for a one-year postbaccalaureate re...

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Fellowship Programs

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Fellowship Programs
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Deadline: December 01, 2014

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University announces the 2016-17 Call for Applicat...

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2017 Annual Conference
Transparency in Health and Health Care: Legal and Ethical Possibilities and Limits

Friday, April 28, 2017
Conferences
2016-2017
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC (2036)
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is...

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Health Law Workshop: Khiara Bridges

Monday, March 06, 2017
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Khiara Bridges has written many articles concerning, race, class, reproductive rights, and the...

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Returning Results to Research Participants
A Health Policy and Bioethics Consortium

Friday, February 10, 2017 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Clinical investigators, public health advocates, and IRBs have been struggling to develop appropria...

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Health Law Workshop: Judith Daar

Monday, February 06, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Judith Daar is Professor of Law at Whittier Law School with a joint appointment at the UCI School o...

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REGISTER NOW! Paying Research Participants:
Ethical and Regulatory Parameters

Friday, December 09, 2016 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Conferences
2016-2017
Milstein East ABC (2036), Wasserstein Hall
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Description

This symposium will bring together a variety of experts to discuss key ethical and leg...

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Concurrent Surgeries:
Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues

Thursday, October 27, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
Pound Hall 101, Ballantine Classroom
Harvard Law School, 1563 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Concurrent, or overlapping, surgeries involve the simultaneous scheduling of substantial portions o...

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Battling Blood in the Streets:
How Can Neuroscience Promote Public Health and Support Public Policy to Prevent Community Violence?

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 4:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
Wasserstein Hall, Room 1010
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Description

Far too many people across the country are left dead, injured, or traumatized by commu...

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2016 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Open House

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 5:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
HLS Pub, Wasserstein Hall, 1st floor
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

At this event, faculty, colleagues, and students with shared interests in health law policy, biotec...

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Whose Lives Should Be Saved? To Help Shape Policy, Researchers in Maryland Ask the Public

New York Times, August 21, 2016
by Sheri Fink

[...] The effort is among the first times, Dr. Daugherty Biddison said, that a state has gathered i...

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After IVF, Some Struggle With What To Do With Leftover Embryos

NPR, August 20, 2016
by Juli Fraga

[...] A study published in the March issue of the journal Fertility and Sterili...

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Radio Sputnik Interview: Medical Tourism

Radio Sputnik, August 19, 2016
by Interview with I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

As health care costs continue to rise in the United States, more and more Americans are now opting...

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Organ Transplant Troubles

WGBH News, August 18, 2016
by Jim Braude interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Adel Bozorgzadeh, & Natasha Dolgin

Thousands of patients are denied potentially lifesaving transplants while donated organs are being...

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Research Associate

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Research Associate
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

Deadline: September 30, 2016

Title: Research Associate

Location: University of Ottawa: Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

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Religion, Medicine, and Law: Can Current Conflicts Be Healed?

Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

2016 George W. Gay Lecture

Religion, Medicine, and Law: Can Current Conflicts Be Healed?

Martha M...

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Genetic Tests for a Heart Disorder Mistakenly Find Blacks at Risk

New York Times, August 17, 2016
by Denise Grady

Genetic tests for an inherited heart disorder are more likely to have incorrect results in black Am...

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Debate Flares on China’s Use of Prisoners’ Organs as Experts Meet in Hong Kong

New York Times, August 17, 2016
by Didi Kirsten Tatlow

HONG KONG — An acrimonious debate over China’s use of prisoners’ organs for...

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Director of Clinical Ethics

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Director of Clinical Ethics
University of Colorado – Center for Bioethics and Humanities

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description:

The University of Colorado Hospital invites applications for a Medical Direct...

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​One Of The Biggest Lessons Lawmakers Learned From Zika? Don’t Rely On Lawmakers

Kaiser Health News, August 15, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

While...

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In U.S. Jails, a Constitutional Clash Over Air-Conditioning

New York Times, August 15, 2016
by Alan Blinder

[...] Judges from Arizona to Mississippi to Wisconsin have declared over the years that the&nb...

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Finding Good Pain Treatment Is Hard. If You’re Not White, It’s Even Harder.

New York Times, August 9, 2016
by Abby Goodnough

[...] While an epidemic of prescription opioid abuse has swept across the United States, Afric...

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When Pregnant Women Need Medicine, They Encounter A Void

NPR, August 8, 2016
by Rae Ellen Bichell

[...] But the CDC acknowledges that as pregnant women aren't usually included in drug safety st...

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Zika-Fighting GMO Mosquito Gets FDA Approval For Testing

NPR, August 6, 2016
by Greg Allen

The FDA has approved field trials of a genetically engineered mosquito designed to combat Zika and...

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Insurance Rules Can Hamper Recovery From Opioid Addiction

NPR, August 5, 2016
by Jake Harper

[...] The prior authorization process adds work for doctors and their staff, says Dr. And...

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The FDA is prohibited from going germline

Science, August 5, 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Eli Y. Adashi

Petrie-Flom Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has co-authored a new article in Science magazine&...

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Medical Studies Involving Children Often Go Unpublished

NPR, August 4, 2016
by Richard Harris

Many medical studies involving children never end up being put to use because scientists frequently...

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NIH Plans To Lift Ban On Research Funds For Part-Human, Part-Animal Embryos

NPR, August 4, 2016
by Rob Stein

The federal government announced plans Thursday to lift a moratorium on funding of certain controve...

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Obamacare Expansion A Bumpy Ride For Rural Health Clinics

Kaiser Health News, August 3, 2016
by Pauline Bartolone

A network of clinics that serves low-income patients in rural Northern California is finally findin...

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Denied Coverage For Surgery, Transgender Man Sues His Insurance Provider

NPR, August 1, 2016
by Will Stone

A transgender man in Phoenix is suing his employer in federal court to pay for sex reassignment sur...

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Stem Cell Therapies Are Still Mostly Theory, Yet Clinics Are Flourishing

New York Times, July 28, 2016
by Gina Kolata

Health regulators in the United States are talked about as the best in the world, but a new study o...

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Sen. Tim Kaine’s Record On Health Care:

NPR, July 27, 2016
by Rachel Bluth

As he takes the stage Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, vice p...

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Surgeon Says Apps May Turn Organ Donation Support Into ‘Concrete Action’

Kaiser Health News, July 25, 2016
by Zhai Yun Tan

Users of Tinder, the popular online dating app, usually swipe right on their mobile screens to gain...

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Sperm Banks Accused of Losing Samples and Lying About Donors

New York Times, July 21, 2016
by Tamar Lewin

[...] The Robertsons’ case is part of a new wave of lawsuits against sperm banks, highli...

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Anti-Abortion Forces Regroup in Wake of Supreme Court Decision

Kaiser Health News, July 20, 2016
by Julie Rovner

Delegates at the Republican convention in Cleveland have approved the strongest anti-abortion platf...

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5 ways to avoid fighting over frozen embryos

Futurity, July 18, 2016
by David Orenstein-Brown, citing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] In a new paper, two experts review this history and propose five specific guidelines. The res...

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Embryo Disposition Disputes: Controversies and Case Law

Hastings Center Report, July/August 2016, Vol. 46, Issue 5
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) & Eli Y. Adashi

Abstract:

When prospective parents use in vitro fertilization, many of them hope to generate more...

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Zika Data From the Lab, and Right to the Web

New York Times, July 18, 2016
by Donald G. McNeil, Jr.

MADISON, Wis. — Of the hundreds of monkeys in the University of Wisconsin’s primat...

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Pence’s Unwavering Crusade Against Abortion And What It Means For Trump

Kaiser Health News, July 18, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

By pi...

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Call for Papers

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Call for Papers
Rutgers Journal of Bioethics

Deadline: November 11, 2016

As members of the Bioethics Society of Rutgers University, we hope to raise general awareness...

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A designer will grow Alexander McQueen’s skin in a lab to use for leather bags and jackets

Quartz, July 16, 2016
by Marc Bain, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] Glenn Cohen, an expert on the intersection of bioethics and law at Harvard Law School, s...

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Herbalife Agrees To Pay $200 Million To Settle Complaints It Deceived Consumers

NPR, July 15, 2016
by Jim Zarroli

Herbalife has agreed to pay $200 million to reimburse consumers who lost money on its nutrition sup...

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House approves bill to shield anti-abortion healthcare workers

The Hill, July 13, 2016
by Sarah Ferris

The House on Wednesday approved a controversial abortion bill that supporters say would help shield...

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Religion and Reproductive Technology

In Law, Religion, and Health in the United States (Holly Fernandez Lynch, I. Glenn Cohen, Elizabeth Sepper, eds.), forthcoming 2017, Cambridge University Press, 2017 (forthcoming)
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Abstract:

This chapter will examines places where law, religion, and reproductive technology confl...

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Nudging Health: Health Law and Behavioral Economics:

Johns Hopkins University Press, October 2016 (forthcoming)
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), and Christopher T. Robertson (Academic Fellow alumnus), eds.

Pre-order the book here!

Abstract of the Introduction: 

This introductory chapter to th...

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Health Law Professor

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Health Law Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Deadline: October 15, 2016

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for a tenure-stream position beginn...

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Post-Doctoral Fellow in Bioethics Research

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Post-Doctoral Fellow in Bioethics Research
Geisinger Health System

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description:

Geisinger Health System has an exciting opportunity for a post-doctoral fello...

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Digital Doctors And Virtual Medicine

WBUR, July 5, 2016
by Jane Clayson

The doctor’s appointment goes digital. Virtual visits, high-tech self-monitoring are here. We...

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Bosses in the Bedroom:

In Law, Religion, and Health in the United States (Holly Fernandez Lynch, I. Glenn Cohen, Elizabeth Sepper, eds.), forthcoming 2017, Cambridge University Press, Published online July 5, 2016
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director) and Gregory Curfman

Abstract:

This chapter uses the controversy over mandated contraceptive coverage in employer healt...

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Faculty Position in Biomedical Ethics

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Faculty Position in Biomedical Ethics
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Biomedical Ethics Research Program is seeking candidates for an Open-Rank Faculty Position in B...

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Strong statement on abortion access

Harvard Gazette, June 28, 2016
by Colleen Walsh, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

The Supreme Court issued a historic decision Monday, weighing in again...

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2016 PRIM&R’s Call for Webinar Proposals

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2016 PRIM&R’s Call for Webinar Proposals
PRIM&R (Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research)

Deadline: July 31, 2016 (Priority Deadline)

Tell us what webinars you'd like to see in 2017 by submitting a proposal to PRIM&R's an...

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The Ethical Duty to Know:
The Tragic Case of Facilitated Communication for Autism

Thursday, June 23, 2016 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Warren Alpert Building, Room 236
Harvard Medical School, 200 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA

Event Description

Our speakers will review and discuss the history of a technique called Facilitat...

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Lecturer in Philosophy

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Lecturer in Philosophy
Department of Philosophy at the University of Maine

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description:

The University of Maine Department of Philosophy invites applications for a o...

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Senior Research Program Coordinator

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Senior Research Program Coordinator
Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Global Food Ethics and Policy Program

The Senior Research Program Coordinator will perform researc...

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Lecturer in Bioethics

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Lecturer in Bioethics
Centre for Human Bioethics at Monash University

Deadline: August 22, 2016 11:55PM AEST

The Centre for Human Bioethics (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/bioethics) seeks to fill a continui...

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Evaluating Offers of Payment to Research Participants

Dana Farber Cancer Institute Ethics Grand Rounds, June 15, 2016
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director) & Emily Largent (Student Fellow alumna)

DFCI Ethics Grand Rounds

Evaluating Offers of Payment to Research Participants

Holly Fernandez Ly...

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FDA Regulations Limit Blood Donations From Gay Men

CBS San Francisco, June 14, 2016
by Holly Quan, featuring I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Excerpt from the article:

On World Blood Donation Day and in the wake of the Orlando mass shooting...

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After The Orlando Massacre, Many In The LGBTQ Community Are Turned Away From Giving Blood

Greater Boston (WGBH), June 14, 2016
by Nikki Blank, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Excerpt from interview:

Early in the 1980's, there was a lifetime ban or deferral for any man...

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The Ethics of Later Abortion

The Philosophers' Magazine, June 13, 2016
by Frances Kamm

From the article:

F. M. Kamm looks at some of the ways philosophers have argued about abortion tha...

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Preventing Mitochondrial DNA Diseases: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Journal of the American Medical Association, June 9, 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Eli Y. Adashi

From the article:

On February 3, 2016, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its Ethical a...

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Call for Postgraduate Abstracts

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Call for Postgraduate Abstracts
Postgraduate Bioethics Conference

Deadline: July 08, 2016

This year’s PGBC conference is entitled “Bioethics in Theory: Bioethics in Practic...

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Balancing the Surgeon’s Responsibility to Individuals and Society

Springer, 2016
by Bruce D. White and Luke C. Gelinas (Clinical Research Ethics Fellow)

From the chapter in The SAGES Manual, Ethics of Surgical Innovation:

18. Balancing the Surgeon&rsq...

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Football Players Health Study at Harvard University

Friday, June 03, 2016 3:45 - 4:45 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Boston University School of Law, Room 103
765 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA

Part of the 39th Annual ASLME Health Law Professors Conference. In order to attend this panel,...

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Finance and Operations Assistant

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Finance and Operations Assistant
Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Deadline: Open until filled.

Finance and Operations Assistant – Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Job Number: 20160453

The Ken...

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