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Moral Memories and the Self

January 20, 2022

Felipe De Brigard, PhD Fuchsberg-Levine Family Associate Professor of Philosophy Duke University   Please contact Dan Moseley,, for registration information It is commonly held that autobiographical memory structures our personal identity through time, and that it provides the foundation of our enduring self. Recently, however, a number of studies have shown that the continuity … Read more

The Virtue of Being Nonjudgmental

January 19, 2022

Tom Dougherty, PhD Professor, Mary Noel and William M. Lamont Scholar Department of Philosophy at UNC Chapel Hill   Please contact Dan Moseley,, for registration information. Abstract: Many people seek nonjudgmental friends and aim to be nonjudgmental themselves. This suggests that there is a virtue to being nonjudgmental, but it is not clear what … Read more

2022 Annual EBT Conference: Recovery and Resilience

January 5, 2022

Recovery and Resilience The North Carolina Child Treatment Program seeks to address the gap between researched best practice and community-based mental health services for children and families overcoming trauma. Through the Spring 2022 Annual EBT Conference, NC CTP aims to help our Learning Collaborative graduates sustain and improve EBT implementation and learn about existing and … Read more

NC JOLT’s 2022 Symposium

January 3, 2022

NC JOLT’s annual symposia focus on cutting-edge legal issues in a wide array of technology-related topics. These symposia are open to UNC students and staff, NCBA members seeking CLE credit, and members of the public. The 2022 Symposium The North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology Vol. 23 Symposium will be held on Friday, January … Read more

Stories of Assisted Dying

December 8, 2021

End of Life Choices New York is hosting a discussion with author Mara Buchbinder about how patients, caregivers, and health care providers navigate assisted death. One in five Americans now live in a jurisdiction where medical aid in dying is legal. Despite significant growth in legalization movements over the past few years, the practical realities … Read more

Video/Audio Recording in the Operating Room and the Coming Age of Surgical Transparency.

November 22, 2021

Alexander Langerman, MD, SM, FACS, is a practicing head and neck surgeon whose research focuses on the intersection of ethics, management, and data science in the operating room. His major contributions to surgical ethics address the challenges of transparency and surgeon-patient communication, and including decision-making on behalf of anesthetized patients, efficiency and logistics in the operating room, … Read more

Book Discussion with Mara Buchbinder

November 3, 2021

 Zoom Link Join us for a discussion and book celebration with our own Mara Buchbinder (UNC Social Medicine, Anthropology, and Center for Bioethics).  We will be discussing Mara’s new book, Scripting Death: Stories of Assisted Dying in America (UC Press, 2021).  If unable to read the book in full, Mara suggests reading Chapters 2 and 6, and the Introduction … Read more

Public Policy Experiments: Ethical Challenges & Paths Forward

November 1, 2021

Attendance is free but registration is required. Please register here. Governments and non-profit organizations have increasingly turned to randomized controlled trials to evaluate public policy interventions. In this talk, Douglas MacKay identifies some of the principal ethical challenges investigators face regarding the design of these studies, including the fairness of random assignment, the permissibility of … Read more