ORDER NOW & RECEIVE 30% OFF: Nudging Health:

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

Abstract of the Introduction: 

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This introductory chapter to the edited volume Nudging Health:...

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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 res...

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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 Applicati...

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Health Law Workshop: Leo Beletsky

Monday, April 10, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Leo Beletsky is Associate Professor of Law and Health Sciences with a joint appointment with th... Read More

Harvard Medical School 2017 Bioethics Conference: The Ethics of "Making Babies"

Friday, April 07, 2017
Conferences
2016-2017

The use of assisted reproductive technologies raises far-reaching ethical and legal implications, ye...

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Health Law Workshop: Kathryn Zeiler

Monday, March 27, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Kathryn Zeiler is Professor of Law and Nancy Barton Scholar at the BU School of Law. Prior to j... Read More

Assistant Professor, Department of Bioethics & Humanities
University of Washington-Seattle Campus: School of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

We are recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE, 12 month service period), tenure track faculty at the A...

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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... Read More

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 of... Read More

Senate committee calls for ban on surgeons conducting simultaneous operations

Boston Globe, December 6, 2016
by Jonathan Salzman and Jenn Abelson

From the article

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A powerful Senate committee wants all hospitals to explicitly ban surgeons from o...

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Texas Again Places Obstacles in Front of Those Seeking Abortions

New York Times, December 1, 2016
by Lizette Alvarez

MIAMI — Despite losing a milestone abortion case at the United States Supreme Court...

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Review of Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 16, Issue 12 (2016)
by Erin Phinney Johnson

From the review

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Overall, the editors present an intriguing look at the concerns currently facing h...

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Should We Ban Anonymous Sperm Donation?

Vocativ, November 30, 2016
by Tracy Clark-Flory, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article

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There’s a push underway to change the way that most sperm is donated&n...

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Fellowship in Bioethics, 2017-2018
Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

Deadline: March 06, 2017

Fellowship in Bioethic

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The Fellowship in Bioethics is a yearlong part-time program open to physici...

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Abortion-Rights Groups Challenge Restrictions In Three States

NPR, November 29, 2016
by Jennifer Ludden

There's no shortage of speculation about how the incoming Trump administration, whose appointees...

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Call for Abstracts: The Ethics of “Making Babies”
Harvard Medical School

Deadline: January 31, 2017, 5:00 PM

The use of assisted reproductive technologies raises far-reaching ethical and legal implications, ye...

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Tennessee Woman Accused of Coat-Hanger Abortion Attempt Faces New Charges

New York Times, November 29, 2016
by Christine Hauser

A Tennessee woman who is accused of trying to abort her fetus at 24 weeks with a coat hanger last ye...

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Health Law Workshop: Frances Kamm

Monday, November 28, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Presentation title: “Advanced and End of Life Care: Cautionary Suggestions&rdquo

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This paper...

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Postdoctoral/Post Baccalaureate Bioethics Fellowship
NIH

Deadline: January 15, 2017

>Application Deadline Dates

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Postdoc Application Deadline: Midnight December 31, 2016

Predoc ...

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Funding for Cures Bill Remains Sticking Point for Health Groups

Bloomberg, November 28, 2016
by Anna Edney and Zachary Tracer, quoting Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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The Cures bill will fund some prevention efforts, said Lynne Weil, a spokeswoman...

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Patients Increasingly Influence The Direction Of Medical Research

NPR, November 28, 2016
by Richard Harris

[...] Often these explorations start when a parent notices something that seems not quite right...

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Morning View 11-28-16: Pharmaceuticals News

Institute for Clinical and Economic Review's Morning View, November 28, 2016
by Mitchell Stein, citing Bill of Health post by Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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On Friday, building on the long-standing DC tradition of releasing gargantuan reg...

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House lines up biotech lollipops as support grows for an epic 21st Century Cures Act

Endpoints News, November 28, 2016
by James Carroll, citing Bill of Health blog post by Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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According to Kaiser Health News, more than 1,400 lobbyists have ta...

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Lame duck Congress looks for swift approval of massive medical innovation bill

AJC.com (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution), November 27, 2016
by Jamie Dupree, citing Tweet & Bill of Health post by Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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(Tweet by Rachel E. Sachs) My 1st thoughts on today's draft of 21st Cent...

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Conflict of interest for NFL doctors to report to teams: Harvard study

Reuters, November 17, 2016
by Scott Malone, quoting new report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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The doctors who patrol the sidelines of NFL games to assess whether injured playe...

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Harvard study: NFL should end doctor-team relationships

Sports Illustrated, November 17, 2016
by Scooby Axson, quoting new report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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A study conducted by Harvard Law School recommended that any medical pe...

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Harvard study on NFL player safety calls for outside doctors

Seattle Times, November 17, 2016
by Jimmy Golen, quoting new report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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Doctors who decide whether an NFL player is healthy enough to go into the game sh...

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Harvard Study on NFL Player Safety Calls for Outside Doctors

ABC News, November 17, 2016
by Jimmy Golen, quoting new report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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Doctors who decide whether an NFL player is healthy enough to go into the game sh...

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Harvard Releases Player Health Recommendations That The NFL Will Likely Ignore

Deadspin, November 17, 2016
by Lindsey Adler, quoting report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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Harvard University wants the NFL, the NFLPA, and everyone complicit in the NFL in...

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Study: NFL should break ties between doctors, teams

ESPN, November 17, 2016
by Quoting report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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Medical personnel caring for NFL players should no longer report to team manageme...

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NFL doctors should not report to teams, Harvard study recommends

Washington Post, November 17, 2016
by Rick Maese, quoting new report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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A new report from Harvard Law School proposes drastic changes in the way health c...

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When NFL Calls the Doctor

Boston Globe, November 17, 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), and Christopher R. Deubert (Senior Law & Ethics Associate)

>The Boston Globe limits non-subscribers to five free articles per month. Harvard affiliates may view... Read More

NFL doctors’ conflicts of interest could endanger players, report says

STAT, November 17, 2016
by Ike Swetlitz, quoting report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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Doctors that work for professional football teams have conflicts of interest that...

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NEW REPORT: Protecting and Promoting the Health of NFL Players:

The Football Players Health Study at Harvard University, November 17, 2016
by Christopher R. Deubert (Research Associate), I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

>RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE NFL PLAYER HEALTH

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New Harvard report addresses legal and ethical factor...

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Israeli couple wins right to produce and raise grandchild from fallen soldier son’s sperm

Times of Israel, November 16, 2016
by Renee Ghert-Zand, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article

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[...] According to Harvard University law professor I. Glenn Cohen,&nbs...

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Using Twitter as an Intelligence Tool: 85 Accounts Worth Following

Regulatory Affairs, November 16, 2017
by Zachary Brennan, citing Twitter accounts of Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna), Ameet Sarpatwari, Aaron Kesselheim and Amitabh Chandra (Affilia

With the rise of president-elect Donald Trump, it’s become abundantly clear that Twitter matte...

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Division of Medical Ethics Visiting Scholar Program
NYU

Deadline: No deadline. Applications reviewed on a quarterly basis.

The Division of Medical Ethics announces a Visiting Scholar Program. The Division of Medical Ethics,...

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One Employer Fights Against Prescription-Drug Abuse:

Wall Street Journal, November 15, 2016
by Rachel Emma Silverman

>This article is behind a paywall. Harvard affiliates can access it via ;Hollis+. 

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A handfu...

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Trump Stands Firm On Goal Of Overturning Roe V. Wade

Kaiser Health News, November 14, 2016

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

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Althou...

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PFC Spotlight: Academic Fellow Alumna Allison Hoffman

November 10, 2016
by Petrie-Flom Center

>Allison Hoffman was an Academic Fellow from 2008-2010, during which time she completed an artic...

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After Contentious Fight, Colorado Voters Approves Aid-In-Dying Measure

NPR, November 10, 2016
by John Daley

Colorado has joined the handful of states that allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with...

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EVENT POSTPONED: HLS Library Book Talk: Charles Fried on Medical Experimentation:

Harvard Law School, TBD
by featuring I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at noo

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Harvard Law School Room WCC 2036 Milstein East B/

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Health Law Workshop: Trudo Lemmens

Monday, November 07, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Presentation: "While Canada Ventures into Legalized Medical Assistance in Dying, What Can It Learn f... Read More

Online J-Term Health Law Courses
875 Summit Ave. | St. Paul, MN 55105

Deadline: January 02, 2017

The Mitchell Hamline School of Law Health Law Institute is pleased to offer two online health law co...

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

Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School, November 3, 2016, 4:30 - 6pm

2016 George W. Gay Lectur

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

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Martha Mi..

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Cluster Randomized Trials: Ethics, Regulations, Statistics & Design

Harvard Catalyst, November 3, 2016, 1:00 - 4:00pm
by featuring Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

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Please join Harvard Catalyst for a free half-day symposium on the topic of Cluster Rand...

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Penn Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics
Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the UPenn Perelman School of Medicine

Deadline: December 5, 2016

The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the UPenn Perelman School of Medicine is pleas...

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Maine Insurance Co-Op Drops Coverage For Elective Abortion Services

NPR, October 29, 2016
by Patty Wight

The largest provider of health coverage on the Affordable Care Act's online marketplace in Maine...

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Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen Elected a Hastings Center Fellow

Hastings Center, October 27, 2016

Petrie-Flom Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen is one of eight newly elected Fellows at the Hastings Ce...

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Health Law Workshop: Lindsay Wiley

Monday, October 24, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Presentation: "Social Norms, Legal Foundations, and Noncommunicable Disease Prevention

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This paper...

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Summer Undergraduate Program in Biomedical Ethics Research
Mayo Clinic

Deadline: January 13, 2017

General Description

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The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Research Program seeks applicants for its 20...

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Harvard Scholars Come to the Defense of Alabama Death Row Inmate

Alabama Political Reporter, October 19, 2016
by Chip Brownlee

From the article

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Harvard College medical ethicists filed a brief this month with the US Court of A...

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Medical ethicists challenge court ruling on lethal injection in Alabama case

ScienceDaily, October 18, 2016
by Harvard Medical School

From the article

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Court orders demanding death row inmates to provide "specific, detailed and concr...

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Health Law Workshop: W. Nicholson Price II

Monday, October 17, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Presentation: "Regulating Black-Box Medicine

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This paper is not available for download. To request...

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Rights, Nudging, and the Good of Others

16 American Journal of Bioethics 11, Published online October 17, 2016
by Luke Gelinas (Petrie-Flom/Harvard Catalyst Fellow in Clinical Research Ethics)

Luke Gelinas, the Petrie-Flom/Harvard Catalyst Fellow in Clinical Research Ethics, has a new ar...

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Issues With Tissues

16 American Journal of Bioethics 11, Published online October 17, 2016
by Emily Largent (Student Fellow Alumna)

Student Fellow Alumna Emily Largent has a new article commentary out in the American Journal of...

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Call for Abstracts: 2017 bioIP Faculty Workshop
Loyola University of Chicago School of Law

Deadline: October 14, 2016

The American Society for Law, Medicine & Ethics (ASLME) is pleased to announce the second annual...

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Call for Applications: Hecht-Levi Post-Doc Fellowship
Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University

Deadline: December 15, 2016

General Description

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The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics is pleased to invite applicati...

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Innovation–Innovation Tradeoffs in Drug Pricing

Annals of Internal Medicine, October 11, 2016
by Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow alumna)

From the article

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The uproar over the price of the EpiPen is the latest episode in a longstanding c...

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PFC Spotlight: Student Fellow Alumna Heidi Williams

by Petrie-Flom Center

>2015 MacArthur Foundation Fello;Heidi Williams was a Student Fellow for both th...

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Clinical Ethicist
WellStar Health System

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description

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WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia, is known nationa...

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Assistant Director Master’s Program
Center for Bioethics, Urban Health, and Policy at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Descriptio

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The Center for Bioethics, Urban Health, and Policy at the Lewis Katz School of...

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Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Position
Center for Health Law Studies at Saint Louis University School of Law

Deadline: Open until filled.

Saint Louis University School of Law seeks a tenured/tenure track faculty member in health law to jo...

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Petrie-Flom seeks RA for project on human subjects research
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: October 31, 2016

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

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The Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics
Yale’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics

Deadline: January 23, 2017

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SUMMER INSTITUTE IN BIOETHIC
S May 29 – July 21, 2017 • New Haven,..

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Social Media Use in Research Recruitment:

Petrie-Flom Center / Harvard Catalyst, September 21, 2016
by Luke Gelinas (Petrie-Flom/Harvard Catalyst Fellow in Clinical Research Ethics)

>Cross-posted at the Petrie-Flom Center's blog ;Bill of Health

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Imagine this scenario: you a...

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Professor offers basics of bioethics and the law in 90 minutes:

Harvard Gazette, September 20, 2016
by Deborah Blackwell, reviewing lecture by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

On September 13, 2016, Petrie-Flom Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen delivered a lecture at the Harvar...

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Is Medical Tourism Ethical?

The Greenwall Foundation, September 2016

Petrie-Flom Faculty Director ;I. Glenn Cohe;served as a Greenwall Foundation Faculty Schol...

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The morality of risks in research: reflections on Kumar

Journal of Medical Ethics, September 19, 2016 (online first)
by Frances M. Kamm (Senior Fellow alumna)

Abstract

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Reflecting on the contribution by Rahul Kumar to the symposium, I consider the following...

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EpiPen Maker Quietly Steers Effort That Could Protect Its Price

New York Times, September 16, 2016
by Eric Lipton and Rachel Abrams, quoting Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumnus)

[...] The idea being advanced is simple: If the EpiPen makes the federal preventive l...

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Clinical Ethics Fellowship
Division of Medical Ethics at Weill Cornell Medicine

Deadline: November 15, 2016

General Description

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The Division of Medical Ethics at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City invi...

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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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Clinical Ethicist
Beaumont Health

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description

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The Clinical Ethicist will support and advance the goals and objectives of the...

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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, biotech...

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