Anti-Black Racism, Health & Health Care: A Reckoning—and a Path Forward

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A new report calls on the field of bioethics to take the lead in efforts to remedy racial injustice and health inequities in the United States. Join the editors of the report, “A Critical Moment in Bioethics: Reckoning with Anti-Black Racism Through Intergenerational Dialogue,” for a virtual discussion with Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor and Director,...

Chimeras (But Don’t Call Them Chimeras): An Introduction to the Ethics & Policy Debate


Josephine Johnston, Director of Research at The Hastings Center, and Dr. Insoo Hyun, Director of the Center for Life Sciences and Public Learning at the Museum of Science in Boston will present, “Chimeras (But Don't Call Them Chimeras): An Introduction to the Ethics and Policy Debate” at the September 15 PRIM&R webinar.

Aging in a Place: Perspectives on the Meanings of “Home” and “Community” from Age-focused Researchers & Practitioners


Everyone ages in some "place," or a series of places. This event will explore the concept of place from the perspectives of housing research, affordable housing development and modification, and dementia-friendly community planning. Our aim is to connect humanistic concepts with socially engaged research and practice on planning and housing for aging societies, to support...

Ethical & Regulatory Considerations in Xenotransplantation Clinical Trials: Patient Selection, Equity in Access, & Wait Listing


The webinar aims to provide participants with the ethical, regulatory, and psychosocial context to address the following questions: - What strategies should be used to minimize clinical trial investigators’ conflict of interest in recruiting patients into xenotransplant clinical trials? - How should potential participants be notified about the option of participating in a xenotransplant clinic...

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