Featured Events

Seminar Series

Free and open to the public, lunchtime lecture series hosts top national experts in bioethics

Ethics for Lunch

Monthly discussion at Johns Hopkins Hospital about an important clinical ethics issue

Apr 13
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Lecture by Henry Richardson, JD, MPP, PhD, Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University and Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Apr 16
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Bioethics experts join the director of a Netflix series documenting developments in gene-editing to discuss moral and social issues raised by new technologies

New York Stem Cell Foundation
Apr 21
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 epidemic


Annual Shallenberger Lecture

“Caring for Our Patients, Our Students, Ourselves: The Power of Narrative”

Hedy S. Wald, PhD
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Faculty, Harvard Medical School Global Pediatrics Leadership Program

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Zayed 2117
Apr 27
12:00 am

Lecture by Lisa S. Parker, PhD, Professor and Director of University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Bioethics & Health Law

Bloomberg School of Public Health Feinstone Hall
Apr 28
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Documentary screening and panel discussion about the opioid epidemic and the stigma surrounding addiction

The Charles Theatre
Apr 30
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Deering Hall
May 1 - May 31
All Day

A monthlong series of special events celebrating the Berman Institute’s 25th Anniversary

Deering Hall
May 11
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Lecture by Timnit Gebru, Technical co-lead of Google’s Ethical Artificial Intelligence Team

May 12
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Film screening and panel discussion about the citizen science movement

The Charles Theatre
May 28
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Renowned actress to share her experience in facilitating groups of healthcare professionals in the skills of empathic communication

Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center