The University of Miami Ethics Programs contribute to, support and collaborate on a variety of special events across the institution and in the community. This page provides an archive, with links to event fliers and other materials.
Jon Mukand, M.D.., Ph.D., Brown University, Tufts University and the Southern New England Rehabilitation Center. Renovating the Brain: Reflections on Disability, Culture and Bioethics, March 14, 2013.
Ronald Goldfarb, J.D., Distinguished Visiting Scholar, on Confidentiality and the Professions, see flier for dates.
Soroush Dabbagh, Ph.D., Visiting Fellow, Department of Historical Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga, on Islam and Euthanasia, February 7, 2013.
Antonio Correa, Ph.D., of Havana’s Universidad de las Artes and the Cátedra para el Estudio de la Complejidad, discusses “Cuban Philosophy and Ethics: Past and Future.” In conjunction with the UM Department of Philosophy and the Cátedra, June 5, 2012.
Educator Alfie Kohn: “The Deadly Effects of Corporate-Style ‘School Reform’: Challenging High-Stakes Testing and Other Impediments to Learning.” In conjunction with the UM School of Education, the Children’s Trust and Miami-Dade County Public Schools, March 30, 2012.
Marion Danis, M.D., Head of the NIH Section on Ethics and Health Policy: ““Engaging the Public in Addressing the Socio-economic Determinants of Health to Reduce Health Disparities.” In conjunction with the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, March 21, 2012.
Food Day – A university-wide effort to promote health foods, support sustainable farming, etc. Presented by the UM Office of Civic and Community Engagement, October 24, 2011.
“Carbon Farming” – Special workshop on sustainable ecosystems as part of the Greater Everglades Community Food Summit, led by Eric Toensmeier, September 30, 2011.
Prof. Nel Noddings: “U.S. Educational Policy: Are we on the Right Track?” In conjunction with the Department of Philosophy, March 7, 2011
Shannon Bowen, Ph.D., Syracuse University: “Advising the CEO on Conscience: Creating the Consistently Authentic Organization”. In conjunction with the School of Communication, October 25, 2010
Ronald Goldfarb, J.D., attorney, author and literary agent, delivered a series of lectures on the Gables and Medical campuses in 2006 on the topic of Confidentiality and the Professions.; and did research for his book, In Confidence: When to Protect Secrecy and When to Require Disclosure, which was published by Yale University Press.
Ethics, Law & Medical Liability was a special series in 2004 and 2005 in conjunction with the University of Miami School of Law.
Guardianship: Ethics and the Law. In collaboration with the UM School of Law’s Institute on Law, Psychiatry and Psychology and its journal Psychology, Public Policy & Law, March 28, 2003.
Philosophy, Psychiatry and Law was a special Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds series in 1994.
The University of Miami Ethics Programs received an NIH grant to support three annual conferences to explore exceptionally difficult or under-addressed issues and problems in research ethics. The grant (T15 AI07591) was titled “Difficult Challenges in Human Subjects Research,” and the conference series added “Extreme Ethics” as the primary title. Program brochures for 2000, 2001 and 2002