Categories for Bioethics

Japan’s Metabolic Syndrome Screening Program: Japanese and U.S. Approaches to Obesity and Population Health

April 1, 2014 3:01 am Published by Comments Off on Japan’s Metabolic Syndrome Screening Program: Japanese and U.S. Approaches to Obesity and Population Health

We are delighted to announce our newly added lecture on April 9th, 2014 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474. Amy Borovoy, Associate Professor in the Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University, will talk about “Japan’s Metabolic Syndrome Screening Program: Japanese and U.S. Approaches to Obesity and Population Health”. While the U.S. continues to... View Article

Mark down the dates for next DAHSM Culpeper seminars in 2014

December 24, 2013 7:16 am Published by Comments Off on Mark down the dates for next DAHSM Culpeper seminars in 2014

Please mark down the dates in your diary for next DAHSM Culpeper seminars in 2014: January 15th: Aimee Medeiros, PhD, Assistant Professor, History of Health Sciences, UCSF Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine “877 Middle-Class White Children from Ohio: Setting Global Standards to Monitor the Individual Growth of Young People, 1977-2007” January 22rd: Angela Garcia, PhD, Professor, Stanford University... View Article

Call for papers: ‘Voices in Bioethics’

December 19, 2013 6:23 am Published by Comments Off on Call for papers: ‘Voices in Bioethics’

We would like to invite students and established scholars to submit Op-ed and other writings to our new on-line journal, Voices in Bioethics. The due date for submissions for our next issue is January 14th. You can see our first issue here: voicesinbioethics.org It has received thousands of unique visitors, giving our contributors lots of on-line presence and impact. To... View Article

CFP: Ways and Means: Teaching Professionalism Across the Health Care Spectrum

November 14, 2013 2:35 pm Published by Comments Off on CFP: Ways and Means: Teaching Professionalism Across the Health Care Spectrum

The Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC), a strategic ally of ASBH, is pleased to announce its call for papers for our second annual meeting, with theme: “Ways and Means: Teaching Professionalism Across the Health Care Spectrum” This year’s theme encourages participants to consider ways in which professionalism is taught and modelled in any area of health care in... View Article

Narrative Inquiries in Bioethics: Call for Stories

October 24, 2013 12:26 am Published by Comments Off on Narrative Inquiries in Bioethics: Call for Stories

Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics (NIB) Announces Three New Calls for Stories: · Religion in Medical and Nursing Practice Deadline for proposals is November 11th. Click here for a copy of the call for stories and information on submitting proposals. · Stories on Obesity Deadline for proposals is November 25th. Click here for a copy of the call for stories and... View Article

Future Past: Disability, Eugenics, and Brave New Worlds

September 27, 2013 12:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Future Past: Disability, Eugenics, and Brave New Worlds

A public symposium on the history and ongoing implications of eugenic ideologies and practices for people with disabilities is taking place on November 1, 2013 in San Francisco. Program 9am-5pm: Panels and discussion groups Welcoming remarks: Provost Sue Rosser, San Francisco State University and Catherine Kudlick, Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability Panel 1: WHAT? Eugenics and Disability: Past and... View Article

‘Who dreams this American dream and who does not?’ The case of Mexican farmworkers narrated by Seth Holmes

August 13, 2013 10:01 pm Published by Comments Off on ‘Who dreams this American dream and who does not?’ The case of Mexican farmworkers narrated by Seth Holmes

“Fresh fruits, broken bodies“, the ethnographic account of Mexican migrant Farmworkers in the United States by our Seth Holmes, was published only a couple of months ago for UC Press, and has since received considerable media attention, including a recent interview with Eliza Barclay of NPR, which can be read here. Here we publish a short excerpt from an article... View Article

Call for bursaries: MA in Bioethics & Society; MSs in Global Health & Social Justice

July 5, 2013 4:48 am Published by Comments Off on Call for bursaries: MA in Bioethics & Society; MSs in Global Health & Social Justice

The Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine at King’s College, London invites applications from candidates wishing to pursue Masters programmes, starting from September 2013: MA BIOETHICS & SOCIETY The MA in Bioethics & Society is a new postgraduate programme that is jointly taught with the Centre of Medical Law and Ethics at King’s. The programme gives particular emphasis to... View Article

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