Axios Vitals post from October 4

Axios, October 4, 2017
by By Sam Baker, featuring work by Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the post: Medicaid and value-based drug deals: New research casts some doubt on the pharmaceutical industry's claim that Medicaid's "best-price" rule inhibits its ability to create contracts… Read More

From the Technical to the Personal: Teaching and Learning Health Insurance Regulation and Reform

Saint Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 61, no. 411
by Allison K. Hoffman (Academic Fellow Alumna), Whitney A. Brown, and Lindsay Cutler

From the article: In the Fall of 2016, I taught Health Law and Policy for the fourth consecutive semester. In this repeat loop, one thing has become increasingly clear: the aspect of this survey course… Read More

Executive Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
Harvard Law School

Deadline: This position has been filled.

Duties & Responsibilities The Executive Director works in partnership with the Faculty Director on strategic planning and vision for the Center, and oversees the Center’s staff, activities, and… Read More

Regulating Black-Box Medicine

Michigan Law Review, March 21, 2017
by W. Nicholson Price II (Academic Fellow Alumnus)

From the abstract: Data drive modern medicine. And our tools to analyze those data are growing ever more powerful. As health data are collected in greater and greater amounts, sophisticated algorithms… Read More

2018 Brocher Foundation Call for Proposals
Brocher Foundation, Switzerland

Deadline: May 07, 2017

Call for proposals for the 2018 events is launched! The Brocher Foundation offers to researchers the opportunity to organize a one and a half day multidisciplinary symposium or a two or three day… Read More

Review of The Neuroethics of Biomarkers

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 16, Issue 12 (2016)
by Ryan H. Nelson

Matthew L. Baum. The Neuroethics of Biomarkers: What the Development of Bioprediction Means for Moral Responsibility, Justice, and the Nature of Mental Disorder. Oxford University Press, 2016.… Read More

2-year Fellowship
The Division of Medical Ethics at Weill Cornell Medicine

Deadline: December 15, 2016

The fellowship is part of the New York-Houston Medical Ethics Consortium, which brings together Houston Methodist Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, and the NewYork-Presbyterian… Read More

Lecturer in Health Ethics, Law And Professionalism
Deakin Business School and Deakin School of Medicine

Deadline: December 04, 2016

The Lecturer in Health Ethics, Law and Professionalism will be required to teach, undertake research and publish in the areas of health ethics and/or health law, and professionalism. The appointee… Read More

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, directed by Arthur Caplan, PhD, has particular strengths in research ethics, sports ethics, transplant… Read More

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 Lecture Religion, Medicine, and Law: Can Current Conflicts Be Healed? Martha Minow Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law at Harvard Law School   Thursday, November 3, 2016,… Read More

Call for Applications: Student Fellowships for Master’s Degree Programs
Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School

Deadline: Deadline to apply to HKS: December 1, 2016; Deadline to apply for the Fellowship: February 28, 2017

Student fellowship programs are at the heart of the Center for Public Leadership’s mission to forge leaders capable of solving the world’s most pressing problems across the sectors of business,… Read More

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen Joins National Academy of Sciences Committee

Petrie-Flom Center, September 26, 2016

I. Glenn Cohen, Faculty Director of Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Robert Truog, Director of the Harvard Medical School Center for… Read More

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

Deadline: January 23, 2017

THE SHERWIN B. NULAND SUMMER INSTITUTE IN BIOETHICS May 29 – July 21, 2017 • New Haven, CT Yale’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics hosts an intensive Summer Institute for U.S. and… Read More

2017 Mollie and Paul Hill Student Writing Competition
Florida State University Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law

Deadline: January 2, 2017

The Florida State University Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law, based in both the FSU College of Medicine and the FSU College of Law, will present awards for the outstanding… Read More

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 Harvard Ed Portal as part of his online EdX course "Bioethics: The Law, Medicine, and Ethics of Reproductive… Read More

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 to the study of bioethics and the application of legal and ethical reasoning. Course begins on September… Read More

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

Deadline: October 16, 2016

General Description: The University of Colorado Hospital invites applications for a Medical Director for Clinical Ethics. The successful candidate will be a member of the University of Colorado Hospital… Read More

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2017 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference
Harvard Law School

Deadline: Due no later than December 2, 2016

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce plans for our 2017 annual conference, entitled: “Transparency in Health and… Read More

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 of Rutgers University, we hope to raise general awareness of issues in bioethics within the Rutgers community… Read More

Pediatrician for Pediatric Research Ethics
Office of Pediatric Therapeutics

Deadline: June 05, 2016

The Office of Pediatric Therapeutics (OPT), located in the FDA Office of the Commissioner, is seeking a pediatrician with experience in pediatric research ethics. OPT provides ethical expertise for… Read More

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 to promote events focusing on connected medicine & connected people. As a matter of fact, connected… Read More

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medicine
Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) at Yale University

Deadline: December 10, 2015

The Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) at Yale is looking to fill the position of post-doctoral fellow in medicine, under the mentorship of Dr. Joseph Ross. This research fellow… Read More

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University School of Medicine

Deadline: May 15, 2015

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in the Medical Center Line or University Tenure Line in the Division of General Medical Disciplines Department of Medicine at Stanford University… Read More

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: New Master of Bioethics Program at Harvard Medical School

Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School, March 2015

The Petrie-Flom Center is pleased to announce that our colleagues at Harvard Medical School’s Center for Bioethics have launched a new Master of Bioethics degree.  Petrie-Flom will be involved… Read More

Academic Fellow Rachel Sachs Presents at 2015 Works-in-Progress in Intellectual Property Colloquium

Petrie-Flom Center, February 7, 2015

Petrie-Flom Academic Fellow Rachel Sachs presented her paper, "Innovation Law and Policy: Preserving the Future of Personalized Medicine," at the 2015 Works-in-Progress in Intellectual Property (WIPIP)… Read More

Innovator in Residence
Department of Health and Human Services

Deadline: April 01, 2015

A rapidly growing public health startup, ORGANIZE, is seeking to hire a forward-thinking, entrepreneurial individual to serve a two-year appointment of Innovator In Residence (IIR) at the Department of… Read More

Director of Clinical Ethics
Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Campus

Deadline: March 01, 2015

The Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Bioethics invites applications for the Director of Clinical Ethics at Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston campus. The successful candidate will be appointed at the… Read More

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… Read More

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

Deadline: December 31, 2014

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.… Read More

Cleveland Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics
Department of Bioethics, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Deadline: November 01, 2014

The Cleveland Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics (CFAB) is a two-year, full-time program designed to train the next generation of leaders in the field of bioethics. Applications will be considered from professionals… Read More

Summer Institute in Bioethics
Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, Yale University

Deadline: January 17, 2015

Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics is again hosting its intensive Summer Institute in Bioethics for US and international participants June 1 - July 24, 2015.  This eight-week… Read More

The Use of Nonhuman Animals in Biomedical Research

Paper presented at the 17th Annual Thomas A. Pitts Memorial Lectureship, Medical University of South Carolina, October 29-30, 2010
by Dario L. Ringach

One scientist's response to key objections against animal research, and an argument that the responsible use of animals in biomedical research with the goal of advancing medical knowledge, science… Read More

Are We Willing to Fight for Our Research?

14 Ann. Rev. of Neuroscience, 1991
by David H. Hubel

Neuroscientist David H. Hubel's 1991 argument that scientists need to advocate for and educate the public about the importance of animal research not only in their own work but in advancing medicine… Read More