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Past Events

Date:
Apr 06, 2015 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia University Bookstore, 2922 Broadway, New York, NY
Room:
Lerner Hall Basement
Speaker(s):
Robert Klitzman, MD Professor of psychiatry in the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Joseph Mailman School of Public Health Director of the Masters of Bioethics Program at Columbia University.

Please join us at the Columbia University Bookstore as we welcome Dr. Robert Klitzman, Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Klitzman will discuss and sign copies of his new book "The Ethics Police?: The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe" published this month by Oxford University press.

Date:
Mar 30, 2015 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Hamilton Hall
Room:
517
Speaker(s):
Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Director, Earth Institute, Columbia University

Universities today face myriad ethical challenges concerning issues from high tuition and overseas investments, to sexual assault to scientific fraud. 

Come hear Jeffrey Sachs – one of the world's leading public intellectuals, in the first of a series on "What is a Moral University in the 21st Century?"

Date:
Feb 09, 2015 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Hamilton Hall
Room:
503
Speaker(s):
Bruce Kogut (Business School) Alisa Solomon (Journalism School) David Johnston (Political Science) Alan Mittleman (Jewish Theological Seminary) 

A panel of faculty members will discuss what they each do when they are teaching ethics – exactly what and how they teach – to explore common and divergent strategies, challenges and solutions.

Date:
Nov 17, 2014 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Kent Hall
Room:
413
Speaker(s):
Ken Prager (Physicians & Surgeons) William Simon (Law School) Michele Moody-Adams (Philosophy) Gary Dorrien (Union Theological Seminary) 

A panel of faculty members will discuss what they each do when they are teaching ethics – exactly what and how they teach – to explore common and divergent strategies, challenges and solutions.

Date:
Oct 27, 2014 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Faculty House (116th St. bet. Amsterdam and Morningside Dr.)
Speaker(s):
Ranu Dhillon, MD, Senior Health Advisor, Earth Institute and Adjust Assistant Professor, SIPA; Columbia University Anne Liu, MPH – Program Manager, Health Systems Development, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University Robert Kanter, MD, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist; Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Robert Klitzman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Masters of Bioethics Program; Director, Ethics, Policy and Human Rights Core, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University Stephen Morse, PhD, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate program, Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center Jay Varma, MD, Deputy Commissioner for Disease Control, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and former Medical Epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Date:
Oct 23, 2014 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Fairchild Hall
Room:
601
Speaker(s):
Jonathan Moreno

One of the nation’s leading bioethicists, Jonathan Moreno, David and Lyn Silfen University Professor, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania, reflects on how his background as the son of a prominent, pioneering psychiatrist has affected him and his seminal work. Moreno is author of Mind Wars: Brain Science and the Military in the 21st Century. Refreshments will be served. This session is presented by Columbia University’s master of science and certification programs in Bioethics.

Date:
Oct 02, 2014 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Fairchild Hall
Room:
601
Speaker(s):
Jonathan Haidt

Jonathan Haidt, Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership at NYU Stern School of Business and author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion and The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom, is one of the world’s leading researchers and writers on the psychology of morality. Refreshments will be served. This session is presented by Columbia University’s master of science and certification programs in Bioethics.

Date:
Apr 10, 2014 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Fairchild Hall
Room:
601
Speaker(s):
Kenneth A. Berkowitz

Kenneth A. Berkowitz, M.D., FCCP, Chief, Ethics Consultation, VA National Center for Ethics in Health Care, will reflect on his career in clinical ethics. his session is presented by Columbia University’s Bioethics M.S. and Certification programs. Refreshments will be served.

Date:
Mar 13, 2014 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Hamilton Hall
Room:
702
Speaker(s):
Paul S. Appelbaum, MD

Paul S. Appelbaum, Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, and Law, as well as Director, Division of Law, Ethics, and Psychiatry at Columbia University, will discuss the ethics of conducting research on human subjects. This session is presented by Columbia University’s Bioethics M.S. and certification programs. Refreshments will be served.

Date:
Feb 20, 2014 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Fairchild Hall
Room:
601
Speaker(s):
David Goldhill

David Goldhill, former President of Universal Television Group, will discuss how he entered the healthcare policy debate with his 2009 Atlantic article and subsequent memoir, Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed My Father—And How We Can Fix It (Knopf, 2013). This session is presented by Columbia University’s Bioethics M.S. and Certification programs. Refreshments will be served.

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