Bioethics Conferences, Lectures, and Events
The Program hosts several events each year for the public and for staff; from week long retreats to hour long lectures. Check back here regularly to see what is being offered.
Summer Workshop 2014
Brain Death and other Ethical Challenges in Clinical Medicine
Join us for our annual Summer Workshop in Clinical Ethics, Saturday June 7, 2014 at CPMC's Pacific Campus. For more information and to register, please see the
Brain Death is Death
Bioethics Education Forum
Determining Death Using Brain Criteria
Thank you to everyone for attending this event on Tuesday, 18 March 2014.
For more information, check out these two articles in the
This bioethics forum explored the history of the definition of death by a noted bioethicist who was a part of the President’s Commission that led to the formulation of the Uniform Determination of Death Act. A neurologist described how death is determined using brain criteria and what a physician does upon this determination. The legal perspective was provided by a judge describing the application of the law to recent brain death cases.
The Albert R. Jonsen Bioethics Symposium
The Journey of Bioethics: Past, Present, and Future
Click here to view the tribute video.
Thank you to everyone who attended this event. It's not too late to make a contribution to the campaign.
Click here to make a donation to the Bioethics Endowed Fund in honor of Dr. Jonsen.
Community & Professional Events
Noon Conferences & Grand Rounds
These events are for For California Pacific Staff. For more information, please call (415) 600-1647.
- Upcoming Grand Rounds TBA.
- Upcoming Noon Conferences TBA.
- Upcoming Schwartz Rounds TBA.
Annual Summer Workshop in Clinical Ethics
2014 Date is TBD
Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education
23-25 June 2014, Paris France
Each year, Cambridge University Press partners with Sciences Po, Chesapeake IRB, Reid Hall (Columbia University) and our Program, organized by Dr. Thomasine Kushner, to host the Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education. This annual meeting brings bioethics educators from all over the world to engage in information sharing, bioethics education innovation, and scholarship. Visit cambridgebioethics.com for more information and to register.