Community Events

Here are some recent and upcoming events for the research community in West Michigan:

Wednesday September 7 12 - 1:00 p.m. C-102 East Fee Hall East Lansing campus Helen Veit, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Lyman Briggs College and the Department of History, Michigan State University The Ethics of Aging in an Age of Youth: Rising Life Expectancy in the Early Twentieth-Century United States
Wednesday October 19 12 - 1:00 p.m. C-102 East Fee Hall East Lansing campus Scott Kim, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Psychiatry Co-Director, Center for Bioethics & Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan Democratic Deliberation about Surrogate Consent for Dementia Research
Thursday November 10 12 - 1:00 p.m. C-102 East Fee Hall East Lansing campus Stuart J. Youngner, M.D. Chair, Department of Bioethics Professor, Psychiatry and Cognitive Science, Case Western Reserve University Regulated Euthanasia in the Netherlands: Is it Working?
Wednesday December 7 12 - 1:00 p.m. C-102 East Fee Hall East Lansing campus Karen Meagher Ph.D. candidate, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University Trustworthiness in Public Health Practice

September 15, 2011

DNR Decisions Impacting Persons with Disabilities

Disabilities Workgroup Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency, Dearborn, Michigan

September 16, 2011

Just Because We Can, Should We? The Ethical Challenges of New Medical Technologies

Spectrum Health's 2011 Ethics Conference

Hudsonville, Michigan

September 19, 2011

Designer Life: Promises and Perils

DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy

Cook-Devos Center for Health Sciences, Grand Rapids, Michigan

September 23 -24, 2011

Professionalism in Crisis: Challenge and Opportunity

Michigan State Medical Society 15th Annual Conference on Bioethics

Great Wolf Lodge, Traverse City, Michigan

September 26, 2011

The Role of Informed Medical Decision-Making in Healthcare Delivery

Michigan Health Policy Fall Forum

James Henry Center, Lansing, Michigan

September 29-30, 2011

Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference

Kalamazoo, Michigan