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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PORTAL Ethics and Health Policy Seminar:
Returning Results to Research Participants

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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Concurrent Surgeries:
Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues

Thursday, October 27, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

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

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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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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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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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Faculty Director Glenn Cohen teaching new EdX course:

Petrie-Flom Center, July 8, 2016

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

An introduction...

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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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Analysis finds hundreds of U.S. clinics selling unapproved stem cell treatments

CNN, July 1, 2016
by Susan Scutti

(CNN)--Most people think experimental medical procedures are being done elsewhere, perhaps in count...

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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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Heat On White House To Scrap Redo Of Human Research Rules

NPR, June 29, 2016
by Rob Stein

An influential federal panel has taken the unusual step of telling the Obama administration to with...

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An N.Y.U. Study Gone Wrong, and a Top Researcher Dismissed

New York Times, June 27, 2016
by Benedict Carey

New York University’s medical school has quietly shut down eight studies at its prominent psy...

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GMO labels: The great American food fight:

Christian Science Monitor, June 25, 2016
by Stephanie Hanes

[...] How little Vermont, with a population smaller than Memphis, Tenn., has brought change to...

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Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic restrictions

Washington Post, June 27, 2016
by Robert Barnes

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down Texas abortion restrictions that had caused more than half...

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The Difficult Ethics of Organ Donations From Living Donors:

Wall Street Journal, June 26, 2016
by Amy Dockser Marcus

Robert Osterrieder, a 52-year-old project manager, returned home to Pittsburgh from a business...

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Suit Challenges U.S. Over Abortions and Birth Control for Immigrant Minors

New York Times, June 24, 2016
by Erik Eckholm

The federal government is placing unaccompanied immigrant minors caught crossing the Southern borde...

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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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Politics Makes Abortion Training In Texas Difficult

NPR, June 22, 2016
by Carrie Feibel, Houston Public Media

[...] It may be good learning, but in Texas this training happens quietly, almost in secret.

"Doct...

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Pediatricians Call For More Testing And Tighter Rules On Lead Exposure

NPR, June 20, 2016
by Rae Ellen Bichell

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The academy recommends that pediatricians and primary care providers proactively test...

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Birth Control via App Finds Footing Under Political Radar

New York Times, June 19, 2016
by Pam Belluck

A quiet shift is taking place in how women obtain birth control. A growing assortment of new a...

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Canada Legalizes Physician-Assisted Dying

NPR, June 18, 2016
by Merrit Kennedy

After weeks of debate, Canadian lawmakers have passed legislation to legalize physician-assisted de...

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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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AMA To Battle NRA, GOP To Allow Federal Gun Research

Forbes, June 15, 2016
by Bruce Japsen

The American Medical Association will throw its considerable lobbying clout behind efforts to...

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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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Ireland Abortion Ban Violated Woman’s Human Rights, U.N. Panel Says

New York Times, June 9, 2016
by Sewell Chan

LONDON — Ireland’s abortion ban subjects women to cruel, degrading and discriminatory t...

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FDA Moves To Speed Access To Compassionate-Use Drugs

NPR, June 8, 2016
by Rachel Bluth

The Food and Drug Administration has reduced an obstacle from its compassionate use policy, streaml...

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Species-wide Gene Editing, Applauded and Feared, Gets a Push

New York Times, June 8, 2016
by Amy Harmon

[...] On Wednesday, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, the premier...

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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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The Summer Olympics And The Zika Virus — Is It Safe To Hold The Games In Brazil?

Greater Boston (WGBH), June 1, 2016
by Jim Braude, interviewing Executive Director Holly Fernandez Lynch

Olympic athletes going to Rio de Janeiro might come home with more than just a medal.  Some pu...

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150 experts say Olympics must be moved or postponed because of Zika:

Washington Post, May 27, 2016
by Featuring I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

More than 100 prominent physicians, bioethicists and scientists from around the world posted a...

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Correlations and Research Results:

EMR & EHR, May 26, 2016
by Andy Oram

Andy Oram, an editor specializing in open source, software engineering, and health IT, attende...

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The Neuroethics of Biomarkers:

Oxford University Press, 2016
by Matthew L. Baum (Student Fellow Alumnus)

About the Book: 

Neuroscientists are mining nucleic acids, blood, saliva, and brain images in...

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Call for Papers:

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Call for Papers:
The Rutgers Journal of Bioethics

Deadline: November 11, 2016

MISSION AND PURPOSE OF THE RUTGERS JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS

As members of the Bioethics Society o...

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SRC Doctoral Fellows Program

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SRC Doctoral Fellows Program
Science, Religion, and Culture at Harvard Divinity School

Deadline: Review of applications starts on May 31, 2016.

The Doctoral Fellowship is a competitive two-year fellowship that provides exposure, intellectual t...

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SRC Junior Fellows Program

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SRC Junior Fellows Program
Science, Religion, and Culture at Harvard Divinity School

Deadline: Applications submitted by June 1 will receive full review.

Open to master's students and advanced undergraduates with research interests in science studie...

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The Relationship Between Bioethics and U.S. Health Law:

In The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Healthcare Law, I. Glenn Cohen, Allison K. Hoffman, and William M. Sage, eds., May 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Abstract: This chapter explores the way bioethics is taught as part of U.S. health law. It beg...

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From Medical Experimentation to Non-Medical Experimentation:

Charles Fried, Medical Experimentation: Personal Integrity and Social Policy, New Edition (Oxford University Press), May 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and D. James Greiner

First published in 1974, Charles Fried's Medical Experimentation is a classic stateme...

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Research Project Coordinator

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Research Project Coordinator
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description

The Research Project Coordinator will provide research and administrative assi...

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When Big Data Isn’t Big Enough

Ampersand, May 20, 2016
by Elise Davis

Elise Davis of PRIM&R attended the Petrie-Flom Center's 2016 Annual Conference on "Big Data...

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Program Administrator

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Program Administrator
Fordham University HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Institute

Deadline: August 1, 2016

TITLE OF POSITION: Program Administrator

DEPARTMENT: Center for Ethics Education, Rose Hill &...

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Bioethics Research

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Bioethics Research
The Cleveland Clinic

Deadline: June 15, 2016

The Cleveland Clinic invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Bioethics Research. Thi...

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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Health Administration

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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Health Administration
College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University

Deadline: Open until filled. Position begins Sept 2016 or Jan 2017, depending on candidate’s availability.

The College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University seeks applications for a full- t...

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Assistant Professor, Bioethics

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Assistant Professor, Bioethics
Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences at Michigan State University and Spectrum...

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Undergraduate Bioethics Essay Contest

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Undergraduate Bioethics Essay Contest
Voices in Bioethics

Deadline: June 30, 2016

Calling all undergraduates! Have something to say about BIOETHICS?

Submit an original, 1,500 word...

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Dead man’s sperm

Mosaic: The Science of Life, April 26, 2016
by Jenny Morber, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Excerpt from article:

[...] Where a man has made his wishes clear, the rights of the dead almost a...

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Health Law Workshop: Robert Cook-Deegan

Monday, April 18, 2016 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2015-2016
Hauser Hall 105
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the materials for the presentation: "Mining the Genomic Data Mountain: Legal and Poli...

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Harvard Medical School’s 2016 Bioethics Conference:
Social Justice and Ethics Committees in Health Care: Core to our Mission or None of our Business?

Thursday, April 14, 2016 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

Couldn't make it to the conference? Join the conversation on Twitter using #HMSABC!

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Petrie-Flom, 10 years on:

Harvard Law Today, April 14, 2016

On March 29, current and former affiliates of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotech...

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Boys to Men to Boys

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East C (2036)
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Couldn't join us for the event? Check out more information, including related publications and...

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