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  • Health Equity Summit: Join Us Next Week

    Posted on January 14, 2022

    The Hastings Center will present a two-day virtual health equity summit on Wednesday, January 19,  and Thursday, January 20, in collaboration with the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Center...
  • Hastings Center Welcomes 24 New Fellows

    Posted on November 29, 2021

    The Hastings Center is pleased  to announce the election of 24 new fellows. Hastings Center fellows are a group of more than 200 individuals of outstanding accomplishment whose work has...
  • Nominations Open: Awards for Exemplary End-of-Life Care by Physicians and Nurses

    Posted on November 5, 2021

    The Hastings Center and The Cunniff-Dixon Foundation announce three new awards to honor clinicians for outstanding care provided to patients nearing the end of life, based on technical competence, personal...
  • Ethical and Policy Guidance for Translational Xenotransplantation Clinical Trials

    Posted on October 20, 2021

    Xenotransplantation is a novel experimental treatment that involves transplanting organs from nonhuman animals into humans to reduce the organ shortage—a public health problem. A new four-year research study, supported by...
  • Tribute to Eric Cassell

    Posted on October 13, 2021

    Eric Cassell, a pioneer in patient-centered care and a Hastings founding fellow and former board member, wrote prolifically on medicine’s moral issues and care of the dying.
  • Genomics, Human Behavior, and Social Outcomes: A Discussion for Journalists

    Posted on October 13, 2021

    New research on genomic influences on human traits such as intelligence, educational attainment, household income, and sexual behavior is newsworthy and of high public interest. But covering the research findings...
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