Past Events

The Nazi Physicians: Surprising Lessons for Today

Kenneth Prager, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Ethics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
January 11, 2019
Amphitheatre 1, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Disparities in Maternal Outcomes of Black Women in the United States: A Panel Discussion

Moderated by Dorothy Smok, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
November 29, 2018
Tower 103 Conference Room, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York

The Challenge of Being an Adolescent in the Genomic Era

Maya Sabatello, Assistant Professor of Bioethics, Columbia University Division of Law, Ethics, and Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry
June 22, 2017
Tower 103 Conference Room, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York

Thou Shall Not Kill - To Obtain Organs for Transplant: Violations of Human Rights in China

Arthur Caplan, William and Virginia Mitty Professor and Head of Division of Medical Ethics. NYU School of Medicine
May 10, 2017
Amphitheatre 1, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Ethical Dimensions of Family Decision-Making in the NICU

Elliott Weiss, MD, MSME, Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington
April 6, 2017
Tower 103 Conference Room, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York

Dilemmas in the Diagnosis of Death

George Hardart, MD, MPH, Director, Program in Women and Children's Bioethics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
November 18, 2016
Amphitheatre 1, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Public Health in the Era of Precision Medicine

Ronald Bayer, PhD., Professor and Co-Chair, Center for the History & Ethics of Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health
March 11, 2016
Amphitheatre 1, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Planned Home Birth: A Professional Challenge to Perinatal Medicine

Frank Chervenak, MD, Given Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Cornell Medical College
January 28, 2016
Todd Amphitheatre, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Is the Best Interest Standard Best?

Rosamond Rhodes, PhD, Professor of Medical Education, Director of Bioethics Education, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
October 8, 2015
Macintosh Conference Room, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Adolescents and their Parents: Engagement in Clinical Trials

Susan Rosenthal, PhD, Professor of Medical Psychology and Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of physicians and surgeons
June 4, 2015
Todd Amphitheatre, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Going Too Far: Euthanasia for Children and Newborns

Arthur Caplan, PhD, William and Virginia Mitty Professor of Bioethics, Director of the Division of Bioethics, New York University Langone Medical Center
March 12, 2015
Todd Amphitheatre, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Punishing Juveniles Who Kill

Paul Appelbaum, MD, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine and Law, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
January 23, 2015
Amphitheatre 1, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Obstetrical Ethics: An Amuse-bouche

Howard Minkoff, MD, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center
November 20, 2014
Todd Amphitheatre, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

The Controversial SUPPORT Study: A History in Two Parts

Ruth Macklin, PhD, Professor of Bioethics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
September 11, 2014
Todd Amphitheatre, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

New Genomic Technology: Impact on Fetal Diagnosis

Ronald Wapner, MD, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
May 22, 2014
Tower 103 Conference Room, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York

Surgically Shaping Children: On Appearance Normalization, Disability Rights, and Truly Informed Consent

Erik Parens, PhD, Senior Research Scholar, The Hastings Center
December 6, 2013
Amphitheatre 1, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Facing Persistent Challenges in Pediatric Decision-Making: New Hastings Center Guidelines

Nancy Berlinger, PhD, Research Scholar, The Hastings Center
November 21, 2013
Tower 103 Conference Room, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York

What Should We do with the Incidentalome: Incidental Findings Identified in the Course of Genomic Analyses?

Wendy Chung, MD PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
September 12, 2013
Tower 103 Conference Room, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York

Critical Decisions in Neonatology: What Should We Offer?

Mark Mercurio, MD, MA, Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine
May 2, 2013
Tower 103 Conference Room, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York

Women’s Decision-Making About the Use of Pychotropic Medication During Pregnancy

Andrea Kalfoglou, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, University of Maryland
February 21, 2013
Todd Amphitheatre, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Resolving Ethical Issues in Perinatal Care

Alan Fleischman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
February 7, 2013
Tower 103 Conference Room, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York

Exploring the Landscape of Pediatric Ethics: Why are Children Different? Why Does that Matter?

Mildred Solomon, PhD, President and CEO, The Hastings Center
November 16, 2012
Amphitheatre 1, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons