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Ethics Center

Ethics center pharma ethics 2019

Established in 2006, the Ethics Center encourages reflection on a broad range of values issues, from social policy to professional challenges to interpersonal relations.

This academic year, 2020-2021, the Center will focus on the theme: PHARMACEUTICAL ETHICS

Fall 2019
9/26: Student Discussion: Pharmaceutical Ethics
10/17: Student Discussion: Prescription Bias
10/29: Annual Lou Lombardi Lecture: Necia Freeman [featured In The Oscar-Nominated Netflix Documentary, Heroin(e)] (see right)
10/30: Faculty Panel: “Prescription Bias”

Spring 2020:
2/20: Student Discussion: Pharmaceutical Ethics
2/27: Physician Panel
3/17: Student Discussion: Medical Nihilism
3/25: Keynote Lecture: Jacob Stegenga, Philosophy, University Of Cambridge [author of Medical Nihilism] (see below)
3/26: Faculty Panel: “What Counts As Informed Consent?”
4/2: Discussion between Chris McGreal, journalist, and author of American Overdose and Janet McCracken, Professor of Philosophy

PRE-HEALTH STUDENTS:

EARN A CERTIFICATE OF PRACTICE IN PHARMACEUTICAL/
MEDICAL ETHICS

Get involved with a student organization!
  • Amnesty International
  • Alpha Phi Omega 
  • Ally Program
  • LEAP
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Forester Friends
  • STAND
  • SWAN

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