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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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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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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In Search For Cures, Scientists Create Embryos That Are Both Animal And Human

NPR, May 18, 2016
by Rob Stein

A handful of scientists around the United States are trying to do something that some people find d...

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South Carolina Legislature Approves Ban on Abortions at 20 Weeks

New York Times, May 18, 2016
by Christine Hauser

The South Carolina legislature has passed a bill making it illegal for a woman to get an abort...

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Program Administrator

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

Deadline: August 01, 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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Pfizer Blocks the Use of Its Drugs in Executions

New York Times, May 13, 2016
by Erik Eckholm

The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced on Friday that it has imposed sweeping controls on the di...

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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: Position begins September 2016 or January 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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Doctor-Device Deals Need Scrutiny, Report Says:

Wall Street Journal, May 9, 2016
by Stephanie Armour

This article is behind a paywall. Harvard affiliates can access the full text via Hollis +.

Spinal...

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Bartenders Can’t Refuse Pregnant Women Alcohol, New York City Says

New York Times, May 9, 2016
by Mike McPhate

It can be an awkward order for a pregnant woman: A glass of merlot, please.

But she is legally ent...

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Professional ‘Guinea Pigs’ Can Make A Living Testing Drugs

NPR, May 8, 2016
by Rae Ellen Bichell

[...] Like other serial participants in clinical trials, Clough knows that what he's doing...

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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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Can A Hospital Tell A Doctor To Stop Talking About Abortion?

NPR, May 5, 2016
by Jennifer Ludden

One of the country's most outspoken abortion providers has filed a civil rights complaint again...

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When Can Fetuses Feel Pain?

New York Times, May 4, 2016
by Jack Healy

SALT LAKE CITY — Starting later this month, women in Utah seeking anabortion 20 weeks or...

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Google given access to UK patient records for research

BBC News, May 3, 2016
by Jane Wakefield

Google has been given access to an estimated 1.6 million NHS patient records, it has been revealed.

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Fight to Prevent a Newborn Infection Receives a Lift

New York Times, May 2, 2016
by Donald G. McNeil, Jr.

A gel used to prevent infections in the umbilical cord stumps of newborns was endorsed by the Europ...

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Tennessee Enacts Law Letting Therapists Refuse Patients On Religious Grounds

NPR, April 27, 2016
by Laura Wagner

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed legislation that allows mental health counselors and therapis...

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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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Abortion doctors would lose medical licenses under new Oklahoma bill

Washington Post, April 23, 2016
by Niraj Chokshi

Oklahoma is just a signature away from revoking the licenses of most doctors who perform abortions.

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Obese patients denied surgery in a third of areas in England

BBC News, April 22, 2016

Surgeons are worried overweight patients and smokers in England and Wales are being denied surgery...

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Vancouver Prescriptions for Addicts Gain Attention as Heroin and Opioid Use Rises

New York Times, April 21, 2016
by Dan Levin

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Dave Napio started doing heroin over four decades ago, at 11 ye...

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Zika:

Forbes, April 20, 2016
by Judy Stone

Alarming warnings to delay pregnancy for women in at-risk regions have been issued by the CDC, as w...

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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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In IVF, Questions About ‘Mosaic’ Embryos

New York Times, April 18, 2016
by Kira Peikoff

[...] The test used on their embryo is called preimplantation genetic screening, or P.G.S., a&...

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Sperm Donor’s Profile Hid Mental Illness and Crime, Lawsuits Say

New York Times, April 17, 2016
by Christine Hauser

[...] Ms. Collins and Ms. Hanson, who live in Port Hope, Ontario, about 70 miles east of Toronto, w...

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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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Canadian Prime Minister Seeks to Legalize Physician-Assisted Suicide

New York Times, April 14, 2016
by Ian Austen

OTTAWA — The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday t...

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Most Doctors Unsure How to Discuss End-of-Life Care, Survey Says

Kaiser Health News, April 14, 2016
by Barbara Feder Ostrov

Doctors know it’s important to talk with their patients about end-of-life care.

But they&rsq...

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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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Director of Master of Arts in Bioethics

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Director of Master of Arts in Bioethics
Center for Ethics at Emory University

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Center for Ethics at Emory University seeks a scholar in ethics and a clinical field, public he...

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Associate Editor - Ethics

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Associate Editor - Ethics
American Medical Association Journal of Ethics

Deadline: Open until filled.

Associate Editor – Ethics

The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest...

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Call for Undergraduate Papers

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Call for Undergraduate Papers
Penn Bioethics Journal

Deadline: June 12, 2016

Submit Your Work
Spring 2016 Call for Papers

All undergraduates are invited to submit their work f...

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Life Expectancy Study: It’s Not Just What You Make, It’s Where You Live

NPR, April 11, 2016
by Jim Zarroli

[...] Among the study's findings was that poor people in affluent cities such as San Francisco...

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When The Cost Of Care Triggers A Medical Deportation

NPR, April 9, 2016
by John Henning Schumann

[...] The best estimates suggest dozens or maybe a few hundred cases occur each year. I called seve...

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Abortion Providers In Utah Adapt To New Anesthesia Requirement

NPR, April 7, 2016
by Andrea Smardon

In Utah, a doctor performing an abortion will soon have to administer anesthesia after 20 weeks of...

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Signing Up Organ Donors in China Can Be an Uphill Battle

New York Times, April 6, 2016
by Didi Kirsten Tatlow

[...] About 300,000 Chinese people need transplants each year. In the face of this enormous ne...

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Law Fellow

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Law Fellow
O’Neill Institute

Deadline: May 8, 2016

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is seeking exceptionally qualified c...

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Call for Proposals for the 2017 Brocher Event

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Call for Proposals for the 2017 Brocher Event
Fondation Brocher

Deadline: May 13, 2016

For the tenth anniversary of its scientific activities in 2017, the Brocher Foundation intends...

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Scientists Say It’s Time To End ‘Parachute Research’

NPR, April 2, 2016
by Nurith Aizenman

Critics call them "parachute researchers": Scientists from wealthy nations who swoop in when a puzz...

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Harvard Law Conference Surveys Troubles With Health Care

EMR & EHR Blog, March 30, 2016
by Andy Oram

From the article:

It is salubrious to stretch oneself and regularly attend a conference in a relat...

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VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE: The Future of Health Law and Policy:
The Petrie-Flom Center’s 10th Anniversary Conference Celebration

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center celebrated its first decade and kicked off the next by looking at...

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Petrie-Flom & Coalition to Transform Advanced Care Launch Project on Advanced Care & Health Policy

Petrie-Flom Center, March 28, 2016

The Project on Advanced Care and Health Policy will foster development of improved models of care f...

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Student/Postdoc Essay Contest

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Student/Postdoc Essay Contest
International Neuroethics Society

Deadline: June 15, 2016

Call for Submissions

The International Neuroethics Society (INS) is pleased to announce a call for...

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A Tool to Help Address Key Ethical Issues in Research

Journal of Medical Ethics Blog, February 22, 2016
by Rebecca H. Li & Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article: 

One of the most important responsibilities of a clinical project lead at a...

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Legal Internship

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Legal Internship
New York State Task Force on Life and the Law

Deadline: Open until filled.

The New York State Task Force on Life and the Law was established in 1985 by Governor Mario Cu...

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PhD Scholarship

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PhD Scholarship
Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology is seeking a s...

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Assistant or Associate Professor

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Assistant or Associate Professor
Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: April 15, 2015

Assistant or Associate Professor

Due to tremendous growth, the Center for Medical Ethics & Hea...

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Director of Clinical Ethics at Cleveland

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Director of Clinical Ethics at Cleveland
Department of Bioethics, Cleveland Clinic

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Department of Bioethics at the Cleveland Clinic invites applications for the Director of Clinic...

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Post-Doctoral Research Positions

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Post-Doctoral Research Positions
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

Deadline: April 15, 2016

The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE) announces two post-doctoral research position..

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Call for Papers: 2016 Health Law Scholars Workshop

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Call for Papers: 2016 Health Law Scholars Workshop
Saint Louis University School of Law

Deadline: April 11, 2016

The Health Law Scholars Workshop is a collegial forum in which faculty new to health law and bioeth...

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Research Associate

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Research Associate
King's College London

Deadline: April 1, 2016

Salary Details: £32,600 to £38,896 per annum 
Allowances: £2,323 L...

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Policy Surveillance Summer Intern

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Policy Surveillance Summer Intern
Temple University

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Policy Surveillance Program seeks applications from law-school students to fill several Summer...

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Planned Parenthood And Fetal Tissue Sale: Manufactured Controversy And The Real Ethical Debate

Health Affairs Blog, March 9, 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

[...] Planned Parenthood received US $528 million of government money...

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Consensus Statement on Electronic Health Predictive Analytics: A Guiding Framework

eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes), 2016, Vol. 4, Issue 1
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) et al.

Abstract

Context: The recent explosion in available electronic health record (EHR) data is mo...

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What is a biobank? Differing definitions among biobank stakeholders

Clinical Genetics, March 2014
by Shaw et al.

An article discussing areas of agreement and difference in determining what constitutes a biob...

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Specimen Science: Ethics and Policy Implications

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

Many important advances in human health depend on the effective collection, storage, use, and shari...

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Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research Branch

National Cancer Institute

Website for the BBRB, which provides leadership, tools, resources, and policies in biobanking...

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NIH Data Sharing Policy

National Institutes of Health

This site includes the NIH Statement on Sharing Research Data (2003), Data Sharing Regulations...

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Characterizing biobank organizations in the U.S.

Genome Medicine, Jan. 2013
by Henderson et al.

Results from a national survey of U.S. biobanks, including information on location, reason for...

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Principles for Responsible Clinical Trial Data Sharing

PhRMA, EFPIA, Jul. 2013

A joint agreement produced by pharmaceutical trade groups PhRMA and EFPIA, affirming the indus...

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Biobank resources for future patient care: developments, principles and concepts

Journal of Clinical Bioinformation, Sept. 2011
by Ákos Végvári et al

An overview of global biobank development, outlining the critical research role of biobanks an...

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WMA Declaration on Ethical Considerations Regarding Health Databases and   Biobanks

World Medical Association, March 2015

A supplemental declaration to the Declaration of Helskini, which provides additional principle...

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