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Bondurant Hall Room 2020

December 2018

The Civil War and Opiate “Insanity”

December 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bullitt History of Medicine Club Lecture: Jonathan S. Jones, PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of Binghamton In the decades after the Civil War, the United States faced an epidemic of opiate addiction among Civil War veterans. Americans widely feared that opiate addiction among traumatized veterans was linked to the Civil War, and was dangerously…

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April 2019

Mechanical Circulatory Support: Exploring History to Consider the Risks and Benefits of Technological Advancement

April 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

THE CLINICAL ETHICS DISCUSSION GROUP (CEDG) PRESENTS: Mechanical Circulatory Support: Exploring History to Consider the Risks and Benefits of Technological Advancement. CEDG presents a discussion of how the historical development of the artificial heart and other means of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) inform contemporary practice and of the ethical issues that follow from such technologic advancement. What unique challenges are…

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September 2019

Joint Lecture Series: Parents and Children in the Era of Whole Genome Sequencing

September 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Joint Lecture Series Presented by: Center for Bioethics & Parr Center for Ethics Tom Murray, PhD, President Emeritus,the Hastings Center, will reflect on how well the arguments made in his 1996 book, The Worth of a Child, about parental choices in the face of medical predictions about their offspring hold up today in the context…

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