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Upcoming Lectures & Series

Providing Optimal Care When Providers and Patients Do Not Share the Same Language

2022 October 12, Wednesday, 12:00pm, Hybrid - G100 Bondurant Hall & Webinar
Elaine Hsieh, Ph.D., J.D.

Chair and Professor, Communication Studies University of Minnesota Elaine Hsieh (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004; J.D., University of … Continued

Conceptualizing Culture in Healthcare Contexts: A Theoretical Framework

2022 October 13, Thursday, 12:00pm, Hybrid - G100 Bondurant Hall & Webinar
Elaine Hsieh, Ph.D., J.D.

Chair and Professor, Communication Studies University of Minnesota Elaine Hsieh (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004; J.D., University of … Continued

How to Protect Healthy Volunteers from Exploitation in Biomedical Research?

2022 October 19, Wednesday, 10:00am, Webinar - Registration Required

Agenda Click Here to Register   PURPOSE: The VolREthics international initiative on ethical issues related with healthy volunteers’ involvement in … Continued

Absurdity and Meaning

2022 October 19, Wednesday, 6:00pm, Zoom
Kieran Setiya, PhD

Professor and Section Head of Philosophy at M.I.T. http://www.ksetiya.net/ It is a cliché about philosophers that they ponder the meaning … Continued

Perri Klass

Driving Down Infant and Child Mortality: Victories, Dilemmas, and Persistent Disparities

2022 November 3, Thursday, 12:00pm, Hybrid - 321 MacNider and Zoom
Perri Klass, MD

Perri Klass is Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University and Co-Director of NYU Florence. She attended Harvard … Continued

Carolina Seminar on Philosophy, Ethics and Mental Health

2022 November 9, Wednesday, 6:00pm, Zoom
Scott Y.H. Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

Senior Investigator, Department of Bioethics at the N.I.H. Clinical Center https://irp.nih.gov/pi/scott-kim   Please contact Dan Moseley, daniel_moseley@med.unc.edu, for registration information. … Continued

Past Lectures & Series

Affect, Value and Decisional Capacity

2022 September 28, Wednesday, 6:00pm, Zoom
Jennifer Hawkins, PhD

Associate Professor of Philosophy at Duke University https://scholars.duke.edu/person/jen.hawkins Our ability to look after ourselves and promote our own interests can … Continued

Co-Lab(orative) Learning Workshop from UNC CHER

2022 September 27, Tuesday, 1:00pm, Online

The UNC Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) Health Equity Research Intensive (HERI) is offering a collaborative learning workshop as … Continued

Finding the ‘Greater Good’ in an Era of Polarization: What Vaccine Hesitancy Has Taught Us

2022 September 14, Wednesday, 12:00pm, 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium

Wednesday, September 14th, 12:00 – 1:30 pm Heidi J Larson, Ph.D. Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science Director, The … Continued

Vaccination and Its Historical Discontents: The Long-Term View on Skepticism and ‘Personal Belief Exemptions’

2022 September 9, Friday, 12:00pm, Virtual Event

Elena Conis, PhD, MS, MJ Associate Professor Graduate School of Journalism – Department of History – CSTMS University of California, … Continued

Resident Bioethics Interest Group Book Talk

2022 June 7, Tuesday, 6:00pm, Zoom

Resident Bioethics Interest Group Special Journal Club Session

2022 May 4, Wednesday, 6:00pm, Zoom
Kunal Patel, MD, PhD

Please join us as we discuss “The Doctor’s Oldest Tool” (Elvin H. Gang, MD, MPH) and consider the “chain of … Continued

2nd Annual UNC Philosophy and Psychiatry Conference

The Future of Human Nature: Transhumanism, Dehumanization and Virtual Worlds.

2022 April 30, Saturday, 9:00am, Virtual Event Registration Required

The 2nd Annual UNC Philosophy and Psychiatry Conference is on the theme of “The Future of Human Nature: Transhumanism, Dehumanization … Continued

Responsibility without Blame: Working with “Unwise Choices” in Healthcare Contexts

Parr|Bioethics Joint Lecture Series

2022 April 20, Wednesday, 12:00pm, 321 MacNider Hall
Hanna Pickard

Hanna Pickard (BA Hons, BPhil, DPhil) is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics at  Johns Hopkins University, cross-appointed to the William H. Miller III Department of … Continued

Towards a Better Understanding of Craving in Addiction: Philosophy, Science, Ethics

Parr|Bioethics Joint Lecture Series

2022 April 19, Tuesday, 5:00pm, Parr Center
Hanna Pickard

Hanna Pickard (BA Hons, BPhil, DPhil) is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics at  Johns Hopkins University, cross-appointed to the William H. Miller III Department of … Continued

Survivor Guilt

Carolina Seminar on Philosophy, Ethics and Mental Health

2022 April 13, Wednesday, 6:00pm,

Jordan MacKenzie, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Please contact Dan Moseley, daniel_moseley@med.unc.edu, for … Continued

Ethics in the Healthcare Professions

2022 March 31, Thursday, 5:00pm,

Members of the Hospital Ethics Committee and medical students from the Clinical Ethics Discussion Group, together with the Bioethics Society … Continued

Institutional Resources for Moral Distress: What works?

2022 March 23, Wednesday, 11:00am, Zoom

Please join us for engaging conversation! Pre-reading if able: Must we be courageous?   Click here to join   Speakers … Continued

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