How I Became Disabled
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Hastings Center senior advisor and fellow, will be speaking on “How I Became Disabled” at The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and The State University of New York at Buffalo Center for Disability Studies two-day symposium entitled, “Irreducible Subjects: Disability and Genomics in the Past, Present and Future."

Housing & Health Equity for Older Adults: Findings from the COVID-19 RECAPP Report

In addition to its devastating effects on health and mortality, the COVID-19 pandemic produced a complex and interconnected set of social challenges across the US. Older adults living in the community faced social isolation and disruptions in access to food, medical care, and other goods and services during stay-at-home orders. In response, organizations that support...

AI & Health Bioethics Summit


The first Google Health Bioethics Summit 2022 will be hosted in collaboration with The Hastings Center.  This forum will bring together experts from across academia and industry to explore the most pressing ethical issues in artificial intelligence and health care, share knowledge, and build the foundation for the development of standards, policies, and best practices....

Advancing Housing & Health Equity for Older Adults: Learning from Aging in Place Initiatives


In the Covid moment, community-based initiatives throughout the United States pivoted to meet the needs of older adults at home. This virtual event explores the findings of a new report, a collaboration between The Hastings Center and the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard, focusing on perspectives and lessons from diverse initiatives and networks...

Bioethics Founders’ Award & David Roscoe Essay Award

Bioethics Founders’ Award Recipients: Anita L. Allen, the Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and professor of philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania Carey School of Law Farhat Moazam, Professor and founding chairperson of the Centre of Biomedical Ethics and Culture of the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation in Pakistan. David Roscoe Essay Award...

A Critical Moment in Bioethics

Oregon Convention Center 777 NW Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR

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 Hastings Center senior advisor Faith Fletcher, Sadler Scholars advisor Keisha Ray, and other editors of the report, “A Critical Moment in Bioethics: Reckoning with Anti-Black Racism Through Intergenerational...

Self-managed Medication Abortion: Changing the Landscape of Abortion Access Outside of the Law


Hastings Center Senior PMRA Margaret Matthews will present a paper on "Self-managed Medication Abortion: Changing the Landscape of Abortion Access Outside of the Law", during the ASBH Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon session: Reframing Our Concepts: "Self-Managed Abortion," "Good Death," "Management Conditions".