Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant

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 research assistant for project collaboration with Harvard Catalyst (Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center) on challenges and innovation in human…

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REGISTER NOW: 2015 Annual Conference
Law, Religion, and American Healthcare

Saturday, May 09, 2015
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East BC
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Register now for the Petrie-Flom Center's 2015 annual conference: “Law, Religion, and American Health Care”! Conference DescriptionReligion and medicine have historically…

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SAVE THE DATE: Families Matter:
Ethically, Legally, and Clinically

Friday, March 20, 2015
Conferences
2014-2015

We often talk, in bioethics, about individual autonomy.  Yet our most challenging ethical, legal and clinical controversies in health care…

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Book Launch: Identified versus Statistical Lives:
An Interdisciplinary Approach

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Harvard Law School Library, Langdell Hall
1557 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

The "Identified versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Approach" book talk and discussion will feature: I. Glenn Cohen, co-editor, Petrie-Flom Faculty…

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Health Law Workshop: Nadia Sawicki

Monday, March 09, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Presentation Title: "Medical Relevance and the Scope of Informed Consent Disclosure" Nadia A. Sawicki is Associate Professor of Law at…

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Health Law Workshop: Robert Truog

Monday, March 02, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Presentation Title: "Brain Death Is a Legal Fiction" Robert D. Truog is Professor of Medical Ethics, Anaesthesiology & Pediatrics at Harvard…

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SAVE THE DATE: Speaker on Law & Applied Neuroscience

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Harvard Law School
1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Part of the Project on Law and Applied Neuroscience.

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A Right to Health?:
A lecture by John Tasioulas

Thursday, February 05, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
TBD

There have been recent calls to establish a framework convention on health grounded in the human right to health. But…

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REGISTER NOW: Third Annual Health Law Year in P/Review

Friday, January 30, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East AB
1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Please join us for the Third Annual Health Law Year in P/Review symposium, with leading experts discussing major developments during…

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A lecture by Efthimios Parasidis on issues in food law

Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West A
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Efthimios Parasidis is Associate Professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and holds a joint appointment with the…

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Outbreak: Developing New Medical Products for Epidemics,
A lecture by Peter Hutt

Thursday, January 15, 2015 12:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Hauser Hall 102
1575 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

The recent outbreak of Ebola has called attention to the substantial difficulties associated with developing and testing new products for…

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Even With Coverage Expansion, Access To Mental Health Services Poses Challenges

Kaiser Health News, December 18, 2014
by Lisa Gillespie

Even though more Americans have access to health insurance because of the health law, getting access to mental health services can still be challenging. A new report concludes that despite the 2008…

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Education and Development Fellowship

Education and Development Fellowship
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), Division of Education and Development

Deadline: Open until filled.

An Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) education and development fellowship opportunity is currently available in the Division of Education and Development (DED) within the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) of the…

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2015-2016 Fellowship in Medical Ethics

2015-2016 Fellowship in Medical Ethics
The Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School

Deadline: March 02, 2015

The Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School supports research and teaching on ethical issues in medicine, health, and healthcare policy and practice.  The Fellowship in Medical Ethics is open to physicians, nurses, lawyers, social…

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Rules for babies ‘from three people’

BBC News, December 17, 2014
by James Gallagher

The rules for creating babies from three people - which state only two would be classed as parents - have been announced by the UK government. The fertility technique uses…

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Houston doctor sued for trading prescriptions for sex

Houston Chronicle, December 12, 2014
by St. John Barned-Smith, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] Legal experts who specialize in medical ethics said the allegations and actions captured on film were "egregious." Medical standards prohibit doctors from engaging in sexual relationships with patients. "This…

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17th Annual Health Law Writing Competition

17th Annual Health Law Writing Competition
Epstein Becker Green

Deadline: January 25, 2015

Epstein Becker Green is pleased to announce its 17th Annual Health Law Writing Competition. The competition is designed to encourage the preparation of scholarly papers on current topics of interest relating to health…

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Call for Proposals: Healthy Eating Research

Call for Proposals: Healthy Eating Research
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Deadline: January 07, 2015

The Healthy Eating Research Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has released a Special Solicitation Call for Proposals (CFP). This CFP focuses on childhood obesity prevention efforts in two settings: Healthy Food Retail…

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Call for Abstracts: NACCHO Annual 2015 - Envisioning the Future: Creating Our Path

Call for Abstracts: NACCHO Annual 2015 - Envisioning the Future: Creating Our Path
National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Deadline: December 21, 2014

The deadline to submit abstracts for the NACCHO Annual 2015 conference is Sunday, December 21, 2014, 11:59 PM PST. Submissions addressing all aspects of public health including public health practice, infrastructure, and foundational…

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Workshop: Covering Ebola and the Next Killer Contagion

Workshop: Covering Ebola and the Next Killer Contagion
The Association of Health Care Journalists and the Poynter Institute

Deadline: December 18, 2014

The Association of Health Care Journalists and the Poynter Institute invite journalists from all media, local and national to apply for this two-day, in-depth workshop. Apply now to join leading…

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Life Science Milestone Achievement Program (MAP)

Life Science Milestone Achievement Program (MAP)
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

Deadline: February 02, 2015

Created to address the need of early-stage life sciences companies to reach critical value-creating milestones, the program's goals are to fill a gap in the existing funding environment and enable companies to attract…

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Ebola outbreak:

BBC News, December 10, 2014
by Tulip Mazumdar

The Ebola virus that has killed thousands in West Africa is still "running ahead" of efforts to contain it, the head of the World Health Organization has said. Director general…

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Request for Public Commentary on Public Health Emergency Response to Ebola

Request for Public Commentary on Public Health Emergency Response to Ebola
Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

Deadline: February 06, 2015

Request for Public Commentary At its meeting on November 6, 2014, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) began its consideration of the complex ethical landscape of…

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2015-2016 Fellowship

2015-2016 Fellowship
O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Washington, DC

Deadline: February 15, 2015

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is seeking exceptionally qualified candidates to serve as O’Neill Institute Fellows. Housed at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC., the O’Neill Institute is…

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Health Policy Attorney

Health Policy Attorney
Legal Action Center

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Legal Action Center (LAC) seeks a Health Policy Attorney in its New York office to work on cutting edge legal and policy issues related to health care privacy and access to care, particularly addiction…

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Health Journalism 2015: Fellowships

Health Journalism 2015: Fellowships
Association of Health Care Journalists

Deadline: March 02, 2015

AHCJ, with the support of several health foundations, is able to offer a number of fellowships to health journalists. The application deadline for the following fellowships is March 2, 2015:

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Call for Abstracts: Montreal Neuroethics Conference for Young Researchers 2015

Call for Abstracts: Montreal Neuroethics Conference for Young Researchers 2015
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM)

Deadline: January 19, 2015

The Montreal Neuroethics Conference for Young Researchers 2015 will be held in Montréal, Québec, on April 17th, 2015 at Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), Montréal, Quebec. This one-day international conference is…

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Science, Ethics, and Democracy

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Science, Ethics, and Democracy
The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Deadline: February 15, 2015

Grant Amount: $28,000 The Edmond J. Safra Center at Tel Aviv University is accepting applications for its 2015-16 post-doctorate fellowship program.  The Center offers grants to outstanding researchers who study the…

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Traveling Overseas for Medical Care

WOSU (NPR), December 10, 2014
by All Sides with Ann Fisher, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the WOSU:All-inclusive vacations might feature a stay in a luxury hotel, gourmet meals, and in some cases, a hip replacement. Companies that specialize in medical tourism help patients in the…

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Nursing Homes Rarely Penalized For Oversedating Patients

NPR, December 9, 2014
by Ina Jaffe

Antipsychotic drugs have helped many people with serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. But for older people with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia, they can be deadly.…

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Petrie-Flom Reception at 2014 PRIM&R Annual Conference

Friday, December 05, 2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Hilton Baltimore, Calloway Room
401 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School will host a welcome reception at PRIM&R's 2014 Advancing Ethical…

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Research Fellowship in Medical Law and Ethics

Research Fellowship in Medical Law and Ethics
Trinity Hall

Deadline: December 20, 2014

Trinity Hall invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for a Research Fellowship in Medical Law and Ethics tenable for three years from 1 October 2015.   A Research Fellowship offers an initial post-doctoral position…

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Course: “Leadership Development in Global Health: Politics, Public Health, and the Right to Health”

Course: “Leadership Development in Global Health: Politics, Public Health, and the Right to Health”
Harvard School of Public Health

Deadline: Open until filled.

SPRING 1 GHP 552-1: Leadership Development in Global Health: Politics, Public Health and the Right to Health Instructor: Dr. Leslie Ramsammy, Minister of Agriculture of Guyana Wednesdays, 8:30 AM-10:20 AM January…

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Regional Bioethics Faculty Position

Regional Bioethics Faculty Position
Center for Ethics, Humanities and Spiritual Care, Cleveland Clinic

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Center for Ethics, Humanities and Spiritual Care at Cleveland Clinic and its Department of Bioethics invite applications for a Professional Staff (faculty) position in the Section of Regional Bioethics. The successful candidate…

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Clinical Ethicist

Clinical Ethicist
UCLA Ethics Center, UCLA Health

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job Duties The Center serves the needs of the UCLA Health System three hospitals. The volume and complexity of UCLA ethics consultation, which includes transplant, trauma, oncology, psychiatry, neurology, neonatology and…

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Bioethics Funding Opportunity: Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas

Bioethics Funding Opportunity: Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas
The Greenwall Foundation

Deadline: January 12, 2015

New Bioethics Program, Spring 2015 Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas The Greenwall Foundation will fund a bioethics grants program, Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas to support research…

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Two Full-Time Faculty Positions

Two Full-Time Faculty Positions
Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, University of Washington Seattle

Deadline: December 15, 2014

The Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, Seattle Children’ Research Institute and the Division of Bioethics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine invite applications for TWO full-time faculty positions.  One…

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FDA Advisors Not Sold on Lifting Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood

Philly.com, December 3, 2014
by Dennis Thomson, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] The FDA first adopted the policy at the dawn of the AIDS crisis. However, changing times and technological advances have rendered the decades-old ban obsolete, according to Glenn Cohen,…

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Decades-old ban on blood donations from gay men to be revisited

MSNBC, December 1, 2014
by Andrea Mitchell interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Petrie-Flom Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen, who co-wrote the argument against the ban on gay male blood donation in the Journal of the American Medical Association, joins NBC's Andrea Mitchell to…

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Will FDA Lift Gay Blood Donor Ban?

NewsMax Health, December 1, 2014
by Quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] "They really are out of step with the rest of the world," Glenn Cohen, a Harvard Law School professor, told the Post. In a recent article in the Journal of the…

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US FDA to Consider Lifting Ban on Gay Men Donating Blood:

International Business Times, November 30, 2014
by Hannah Osborne, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] Speaking of the forthcoming discussion, Glenn Cohen, a medical ethics professor at Harvard Law School, said: "It's a little crazy that you can shed blood for your country, but you…

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Government could ease 31-year-old ban on blood donations from gay men

Washington Post, November 29, 2014
by Brady Dennis, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] “They really are out of step with the rest of the world,” said Glenn Cohen, a Harvard Law School professor who with two colleagues recently argued in the Journal…

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FDA weighs lifting ban on blood donations from gay men

The Hill, November 28, 2014
by Sarah Ferris, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] “The public health rationale for this ban has kind of been packed away,” said Glenn Cohen, a medical ethics professor at Harvard Law School who criticized the ban in…

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Law Professor Discusses Medical Tourism

Harvard Crimson, November 20, 2014
by Katherine H. Scott, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

When most people hear the word “tourism,” they immediately think of flocking to the sandy beaches of the Caribbean or exploring museums in a European city. For Harvard Law School…

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Book Launch: Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Harvard Law School Library, Langdell Hall, Caspersen Room
1557 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

I. Glenn Cohen's new book Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics  (Oxford University Press, 2014) is the first comprehensive…

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Faculty Position: Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics

Faculty Position: Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics
Oakland University School of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is seeking applicants for Assistant, Associate, or Professor (Full Time, 12 month, Tenure Track) in Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics. The School of Medicine recognizes…

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