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    April 2014

  • “Roe v. Wade Today: Reproductive Justice in the Age of Mass Incarceration”

    Thursday, April 3
    8:30 – 9:30 AM
    MGH Schiff Conference Center
    Yawkey 4820
    55 Fruit Street, Boston

    Lynn M. Paltrow, JD, Founder and Executive Director, National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW). The 2014 Lawrence Lader Lecture on Family Planning and Reproductive Rights ( to be given as the Vincent OB/GYN Grand Rounds at Massachusetts General Hospital) is proudly presented by the HMS Division of Medical Ethics in collaboration with the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • The Ethics of Pregnancy: Towards an Integrated Approach

    Tuesday, April 22
    7:00 PM
    Boston College
    Fulton 511
    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill

    John Haldane, Professor of Philosophy and Director, Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs, University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Boston College Philosophy Department LaBrecque Medical Ethics Series. For information, contact Susan Legere.
  • The Medical Ethics Faculty SeminarImplementation of the Affordable Care Act: Ethics and Policy — “Where We Stand”

    Friday, April 25
    12:30 – 2:00 PM
    Countway Library
    Minot Room, 5th Floor
    10 Shattuck Street, Boston

    Robert Kuttner, co-founder and co-editor, The American Prospect magazine, and Distinguished Senior Fellow, Demos. RSVP here.
  • May 2014

  • The Medical Ethics Faculty SeminarImplementation of the Affordable Care Act: Ethics and Policy — “Setting Up State Insurance Exchanges”

    Friday, May 16
    12:30 – 2:00 PM
    Countway Library
    Minot Room, 5th Floor
    10 Shattuck Street, Boston

    Joshua Sharfstein, MD, Secretary, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. RSVP here.
  • June 2014

  • Medical Ethics Forum — Research on potential pandemic pathogens: Are limits necessary to contain the risks?

    Thursday, June 5
    4:30 – 6:00 PM
    Harvard Medical School
    MEC Room 227
    260 Longwood Avenue, Boston

    Marc Lipsitch, DPhil, Professor of Epidemiology, Director, Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, HSPH, David A. Relman, MD, Thomas C. and Joan M. Merigan Professor, Departments of Medicine, and of Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University, and Robert Truog, MD, Professor of Medical Ethics, Anesthesiology, & Pediatrics, Director of Clinical Ethics, HMS, moderator. RSVP here.