Berman Institute Announces 2018-19 Seminar Series

November 28, 2018

Leading bioethics scholars from around the world lecture on vital issues in the field at our biweekly Seminar Series. Lectures, held at lunchtime, are free and open to the public.

2018-2019 Berman Institute Seminar Series
Seminars are video recorded and posted on our YouTube channel.

Upcoming Seminars

December 10, 2018
Eric Juengst, PhD
“Incidental Enhancements: The Challenge of Prevention for Human Gene Editing Governance”
Feinstone Hall

January 28, 2019
Alicia Ely Yamin, JD, MPH
“Power, Suffering and the Struggle for Dignity: Human Rights Frameworks for Health and Why They Matter”
Feinstone Hall

February 11, 2019
Alex John London, PhD
“Ethical and Regulatory Issues With Autonomous Vehicles”
Zayed 2117

February 25, 2019
Diane Meier, MD, FACP
Hutzler-Rives Memorial Lecture: “Ethical Principles in Action: Palliative Care and People Living with Serious Illness”
Zayed 2117

March 4, 2019
Dominic A. Sisti, PhD

March 11, 2019
David S. Jones, MD, PhD
“Must Innovators Study the Unintended Consequences of New Therapies? Lessons from Cardiac Therapeutics”
Zayed 2117

March 25, 2019
Marion Danis, MD
“Engaging the Public in Setting Health Care Priorities”
Feinstone Hall

April 8, 2019
Brian Carter, MD
Hutzler-Rives Memorial Lecture: “Insights from patienthood: A pediatrician and bioethicist’s reflections on pediatric palliative care”
Zayed 2117

April 22, 2019
Effy Vayena, PhD
“Digital Health Ethics: The Systemic Oversight Approach”
Feinstone Hall

May 13, 2019
Holly Fernandez Lynch, JD, MBE
“Evaluating IRB Quality and Effectiveness”
Feinstone Hall

Past Seminars

September 24, 2018.
Jonathan Moreno, PhD
“Bioethics is Advocacy: Is That So Wrong?”

October 8, 2018
Travis Rieder, PhD
“Bioethics, Pain Medicine, and America’s Opioid Crisis”

October 29, 2018
Matteo Bonotti, PhD
“Opportunity Pluralism and Children’s Health”