Ethics for Lunch

January 9, 2019

This monthly conference series at Johns Hopkins Hospital attracts 60-70 attendees to each session from the entire hospital community – physicians, nurses, medical students, social workers, chaplains, etc. – to participate in discussion about an important clinical ethics issue.

2018-19 Panels (Upcoming)

Tuesday, June 18
Looking Back and Looking Forward 2019

Noon-1:15 p.m.
Wilmer Eye Center, Patz Lecture Hall (note change in usual location)

2018-19 Panels (Complete)

Tuesday, May 21
When Patients Refuse Aspects of Care that Affects Overall Treatment Plan

Tuesday, April 16
26th Annual Shallenberger Lecture
“Beyond Charity: Re-Imagined Communities”
James Corbett, M.Div., J.D.
Principal, Initium Health

Tuesday, March 19
Informed Consent: When Patients Change Their Minds


Tuesday, Feb. 19
Ethical Challenges Associated with Enrolling Families in Genetic/Genomic Research

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
Ethical decision-making for patients with substance use disorders requiring repeat cardiac valve replacement surgery

Issues of Distrust Around Neurological Death, Organ Donation and the Role of Spiritual Care
Tuesday, December 18, 2018


Breastfeeding for US Women with HIV – A Medical and Ethical Analysis
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

(Video not available at panelist’s request)


Ethics and the Care of Transgender Patients – Justice / Harm / Respect
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Ethics for Lunch: The Intersection of Decision-Making Capacity and Mental Illness
Sept 18, 2018