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Talks on the ethics of health, environment, and emerging technology from the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, recorded in our Bioethics Research Library for a live audience.

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  • Ethics in Forensic Medicine 

    Noguchi, Thomas (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2013-10-04)
    In this talk, Dr. Thomas Noguchi, President of the World Association for Medical Law, and Oren Asman, LLD, Executive Vice President at the World Association for Medical Law, discuss ethics in forensic medicine.
  • Neuroethics: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Neuroscience 

    Giordano, Jim (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2013-11-12)
    In this talk, Dr. James Giordano, Chief of the Neuroethics Studies Program at Georgetown's Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics, presents an overview of the field of neuroethics, and addresses how advancements in ...
  • Organ Markets: Facts, Rhetoric, and Consequences 

    Fry-Revere, Sigfrid (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2014-04-11)
    In this talk, Dr. Sigfrid Fry-Revere, founder and CEO of the non-partisan non-profit organizations Stop Organ Trafficking Now and The Center for Ethical Solutions, speaks on the facts, rhetoric, and consequences of the ...
  • Ethical Issues in Palliative Care 

    Anderson, Kathleen (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2014-09-26)
    In this talk, Dr. Kathleen Anderson speaks about ethical issues in palliative care: the range of interdisciplinary supportive care given to patients who are undergoing treatment for cancer and other chronic conditions. Dr. ...
  • The Possible Cures and Probably Confusions of Genomic Medicine 

    Fitzgerald, Kevin (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2014-10-03)
    In this talk, Dr. Kevin FitzGerald, of Georgetown's Center for Clinical Bioethics, discusses some ethical issues around personalized genomic medicine: medical care tailored to individual patients based on their DNA. Dr. ...

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