Monday, September 24, 2012

A Health Reform Perspective from an ACA Architect

Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, was one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act. Now almost four years after starting the process, Dr. Emanuel looks back and looks ahead in this edition of The Bioethics Channel with Lorell LaBoube.

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Health Reform and Healthcare Foundations

Health reform has taken a giant step forward but there's still the lingering possibility that America is positioned for a giant step back as well. 

Steve Roling, president and CEO of the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, explains in this edition of The Bioethics Channel with Lorell LaBoube.


Thursday, September 6, 2012

Lecture: Neuroscience in the 21st Century

The Center for Practical Bioethics and Rockhurst University are collaborating on a lecture scheduled for September 19 at 7:30 pm at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO. The lecture features Martha Farah, PhD, the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Natural Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.

The lecture is part of the Rockhurst Visiting Scholar Lecture Series. Dr. Farah will explore the ways that viewing ourselves as brains challenges certain intuitions and beliefs we have about moral responsibility, spirituality and what it means to be human.

For more information on this free lecture click here. To listen to an audio interview with Dr. Farah click here. For a You Tube version of the interview click here.

Rockhurst Visiting Scholar Lecture Series

Martha Farah, PhD
Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Natural Sciences
University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 at 7:30 pm
Mabee Theater
54th Street and Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO

FREE: To register your attendance, call 816-501-4828.


Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Philosophy-Clinical Ethics-Health Policy

The Certificate in Clinical Ethics program is underway at the Center for Practical Bioethics with a new faculty member-Griffin Trotter, MD, PhD, of St. Louis University. 

Dr. Trotter describes his approach to teaching about the philosophy of clinical ethics and health policy in this edition of The Bioethics Channel.