University of Miami Ethics Programs

  1. “Medicine’s Michelangelo,”  The Life & Art of Frank Netter

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    December 17, 2014 – Francine Netter will talk about her book about her father, one of the greatest illustrators in the history of medicine. January 20, 2015

  2. Dialogue in Research Ethics: Protecting the Vulnerable

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    December 12, 2014 – The history of human subjects research is checkered. Dr. Warren, Tuskegee University, reviews ethics violations and lessons. January 9, 2015

  3. Human Trafficking:  The Emerging Epidemic

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    December 02, 2014 – This multidisciplinary conference will address issues in human trafficking is sponsored by Arsht Ethics Initiatives. January 23, 2015

  4. On the medicalization of lethal injections

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    August 17, 2014

    http://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/2014/08/13/medical-executions-joseph-rudolph-wood/14015333/

  5. Philosophy, Science and Law: Special Issue on Disability

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    July 07, 2014 – The interdisciplinary journal, sponsored in concert with Georgia Tech, has a new issue on disability.

  6. Ethics and Health IT:  Call for Submissions

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    June 20, 2014 – The Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics has created a new section, edited at UM, on health informatics.

  7. Arsht Research Grant Recipients Announced

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    June 20, 2014 – The University of Miami Ethics Programs have announced the recipients of 2014-15 Arsht Research on Ethics and Community Grants.

  8. Biomedical Informatics

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    January 07, 2014

    UM Ethics faculty have contributed to the ethics chapter in the premier text on biomedical informatics.

  9. May 19 Deadline Set for Arsht Research Grants Submissions

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    August 12, 2013 – The University of Miami Ethics Programs set submission deadline for 2014-15 Arsht Research on Ethics and Community Grants.

  10. Acta Bioethica

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    August 06, 2013

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  11. UM Ethics Programs in the Media

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    July 30, 2013

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  12. Ethics and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute

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    July 12, 2013

    Ethics and Miami’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

  13. Ethics and Philosophy In Cuba – A Celebration

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    July 12, 2013 – The “Plataforma de Filosofía, Ética y Bioética en Cuba” is intended to foster apolitical research and collaboration.

  14. UM Students Celebrate The Medical Humanities

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    May 01, 2013 – Miller School of Medicine students have created a resource for faculty, students and others to share music, visual arts and writing. (Image: Dr. R.G. Tiberius)

  15. UM, Florida Bioethics Newtork Host 21st-Annual Conference

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    January 24, 2013 – The joint Florida Bioethics Network / UM Ethics Programs 21st-annual conference featured a variety of speakers and topics.

  16. Dialogue in Research Ethics: Communicating About Risk

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    January 08, 2013 – Disclosure of research risks to potential participants remains a challenge. Prof. Ana Iltis from Wake Forest University led the dialogue.

  17. Health Database Mining

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    November 14, 2012 – UM’s Bioethics Program Director has contributed to a new article on a Supreme Court ruling on datamining and drug marketing. [Wolfie Fox photo]

  18. Medical, Nursing Students Collaborate on Ethics

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    November 14, 2012 – In a new intercampus initiative, UM medical and nursing students have begun meeting to discuss hospital cases that raise challenging ethical issues.

  19. Hospital Ethics Committees

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    November 14, 2012 – Ethics faculty Drs. Reid Cushman and Robin Fiore have published an article challenging the standard view of ethics committees’ role in policy review. [Benton Library Media Center photo]

  20. Arsht Research Grants Awarded to Six Teams

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    June 18, 2012 – The UM Ethics Programs have awarded six “Arsht Research on Ethics and Community” grants to six faculty-student teams from across the university.

  21. Miller School Students Unveil Medical Humanities Site

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    April 16, 2012 – Miller School of Medicine students have created a Website to feature art, music and literature by students and faculty. Submissions welcome.

  22. International Programs Home Page

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    September 28, 2011

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  23. International Research Unit Issues Major Ethics Report

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    September 02, 2011 – The Ethics Programs’ Sergio Litewka has contributed to a key Presidential Bioethics Commission report.

  24. Dialogues in Research Ethics

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    July 25, 2011 – Boris Yudin, Ph.D., of the Russian Academy of Sciences spoke on "Human Subjects Ethics in Russia and Guatemala."

  25. Dialogues in Research Ethics July

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    July 07, 2011 – Elizabeth Heitman, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, spoke on "Demographics and Ethics" at Noon on Friday, July 15, 2011, RMSB 3rd-Floor Auditorium.

  26. Anita Allen on Privacy

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    March 28, 2011 – University of Pennsylvania Professor Anita Allen was the 4th Arsht Distinguished Speaker on Ethics.

  27. Make a donation to UM’s Ethics Programs

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    March 11, 2011 – The University of Miami Ethics Programs are marking their 20th anniversary – two decades of education, research and community service in bioethics, business ethics, research ethics, government ethics and ethics in the professions. Consider support..

  28. Annual Bioethics Conference

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    March 04, 2011 – The 19th Annual "Florida Bioethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions" conference, a joint UM-Florida Bioethics Network effort, was held April 1 in Miami.

  29. Dialogues in Research Ethics, February

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    February 25, 2011 – Miriam Solomon, Ph.D., Temple University, speaks on "Beyond the 'Art and Science' of Medicine," Noon, Friday, February 25, 2011, RMSB 4rd-Floor Auditorium

  30. UM Students Debate Hot Sports Issues

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    February 06, 2011 – University of Miami students debated some of the hottest ethical issues facing the sporting world during the Arsht Ethics Debates at SportsFest on February 6

  31. Dialogues in Research Ethics, January

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    January 28, 2011 – Matthew S. Goodwin, Massachusetts Institue of Techonology Media lab, speaks on "The Challange of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Research, Practice & Technology" RMSB 4th floor auditorium, noon-1pm, Friday 28 January.

  32. Personal Health Records

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    January 27, 2011 – Ethics Programs faculty recently published an article on ethical, legal and social issues associated with personal health records.

  33. Perspectives on Plagiarism

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    January 25, 2011

    The Ethics Programs’ Director of International Operations, Sergio G. Litewka, has co-authored a paper on scientific writing and plagiarism.Click…

  34. Pan American                   Bioethics Initiative

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    January 21, 2011 – Created in 1993 to coordinate UM Ethics efforts in Latin America and the Caribbean, “PABI” is also the name of our NIH-Fogarty grant.

  35. World Health Organization Collaborating Center

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    January 21, 2011 – The UM Ethics Programs have been designated a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center in Ethics and Global Health Policy.

  36. Ethics and Medical Humanities Pathway

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    January 17, 2011 – The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in 2010 established the Ethics and Medical Humanities (EMH) Pathway to offer medical students educational opportunities in ethics and the humanities.

  37. Public Health Informatics

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    December 03, 2010 – AMIA has published a new report on public health informatics with content on ethics contributed by Ethics Programs co-director Ken Goodman.

  38. Dialogues in Research Ethics, November

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    November 05, 2010 – Sergio Litewka, International Programs Director for UM Ethics Programs, speaks on "Tuskegee Revisited -- but Worse? US Wrongdoing in Guatemala" RMSB 3rd floor auditorium, noon-1pm, Friday 5 November.

  39. Dialogues in Research Ethics, October

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    October 08, 2010 – Don Mayer, Arsht Visiting Ethics Scholar from the University of Denver, speaks on "Getting to 'The Good Society' -- U.S. Research Priorities 2010-2020." RMSB 5th floor auditorium, noon-1pm, Friday 8 October.

  40. UM Ethics Bowl 2010 Competition

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    September 29, 2010 – As the Miami Hurricanes prepare to take on the Florida State Seminoles on the football field on Saturday, October 9, another UM team will make its first step toward a repeat National Championship.

  41. Arsht Research on Ethics and Community

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    September 02, 2010 – The Arsht Research on Ethics and Community (AREC) Grants for 2010 have been awarded to eight projects. AREC grants support faculty-student collaborative research on contemporary moral issues.

  42. 2010 Annual Florida Bioethics Conference

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    May 01, 2010 – The annual “Florida Bioethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions” conference took place on April 9, 2010 at the Miami Beach Resort and Spa. Speakers included the deans of UM's and FIU's schools of medicine.

  43. Arsht Ethics Debates at Sportsfest 2010

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    March 01, 2010 – This year's Arsht Ethics Debate, Sports Fest 2010, was held Saturday, February 13, 2010, at the Mahoney Residential College.

  44. MBA Consultants to Local Nonprofits

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    February 01, 2010 – Ethics Programs and UM School of Business sponsor a summer internship program that helps UM MBA students help local nonprofit organizations.

  45. Florida Public Health Emergency Ethics Project

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    January 01, 2010 – The Miami-Dade County Health Department has established an Ethics Advisory Group to work with other emergency planners to ensure that ethical issues are adequately addressed in planning.

  46. Project HealthDesign and Personal Health Records

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    December 01, 2009 – Project HealthDesign, an initiative to explore aspects of personal health records (PHR), has come to represent the first-ever project in health information technology to include an ethics component at the outset.

  47. The Timeline Project

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    November 01, 2009 – UM Ethics Programs have initiated "The TimeLine Project" to develop and feature timelines on a variety of ethics topics.

  48. Arsht Distinguished Speaker Ezekiel Emanuel

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    October 01, 2009 – The Series continues on October 30 with a presentation by Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, Chair of the NIH Department of Bioethics and now detailed to the Office of Management and Budget.

  49. Summer Ethics Internships

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    September 01, 2009 – For a decade, the University of Miami Ethics Programs has offered a variety of summer internships in ethics and the professions.

  50. Ethics and Guardianship

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    August 01, 2009 – Florida's Statewide Public Guardianship Office has issued an important new report on guardianship trends: How to minimize the coming Guardianship wave in Florida.

  51. Tools for International Researchers

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    June 01, 2009 – The Ethics Programs' Health Research Ethics in the Americas project offers links to regional and local information, regulations and references about issues and controversies regarding research ethics in the Americas.

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