Ethics For Lunch


Upcoming talks:

February 20, 2018
Moderator: Dr. Debra Mathews
Topic: The ethics behind direct-to-consumer genetic testing

Previous talks:

December 19, 2017
Moderator: Mr. Ty Crowe
Title: Identifying Spiritual Distress and Chaplain Interventions  
(summary of talk)

January 16, 2018
Moderator: Dr. Thomas Crawford
Title: Ultra-expensive medical treatment in a resource constrained environment: The case of Spinraza

Also – visit our dedicated page for the
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Ethics for Lunch Series.

Past Talks (with Video):

January 19, 2016
The Ethics of Do Not Resuscitate Orders
Moderated by Mark Hughes, MD, MA

February 16, 2016
Everyday Ethics within Time-Strained, Pediatrics Clinics
Moderated by Margaret Moon, MD, MPH

March 15, 2016
Determination of Medical Decision-Making Capacity
Moderated by Sharon Owens ACNP-BC, PhD

April 19, 2016
Public Engagement and the Allocation of Scarce, Lifesaving, Medical Resources
Moderated by Dr. Lee Daugherty Biddison, MD, MPH

May 17, 2016
Claims of Conscience in Clinical Practice
Moderated by Dr. Cynda H. Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN

June 21, 2016
Bias Towards Patients in Pain
Moderated by Sophie Lanzkron, MD

September 20, 2016
Ethics and the Unresponsive Patient
Moderated by Robert Stevens, MD

October 18, 2016
Too Few Medications: Having to Choose Which Children Receive Scarce Life-Saving Medicines
Moderated by Yoram Unguru, MD, MS, MA

November 15, 2016
Risky Treatment in Suspected Stroke: Decision Making in a Time-Sensitive Situation
Moderated by Zackary Berger, MD, PhD

December 20, 2016
Patient Spirituality and the Receiving of Spiritual Care in the Hospital
Moderated by Ty Crowe, MDiv

January 17, 2017
Not Well Enough for Discharge: Exploring Appropriate Care for the Chronically Hospitalized
Moderated by Mark T. Hughes, MD, MA

March 21, 2017
“Who knows the best interests of a parentless child? The challenges of medical decision-making for children in foster care.”
Moderated by Renee Boss, MD, MHS

April 18, 2017
“Responding to Patients Who Make Racist, Sexist or Otherwise Offensive Comments”
Moderated by Joe Carrese, MD, MPH

May 16, 2017
Topic: The Ethical Pitfalls of Caring for Patients with Chronic Pain
Moderated by Michael Clark, MD, MPH, MBA

September 19, 2017
Title: Towards a Bioethical Framework for Brain Death
Moderated by: Dr. Robert D. Stevens, MD, FCCM

October 17, 2017
Title: Ethical Challenges in Supporting Young Adults with Disabilities and Their Families
Moderated by: Dr. Michelle Melicosta, MD

November 21, 2017
Title: Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Hepatitis: Who Should Get Society’s Precious Resources?
Moderated by Andrew Cameron, MD, PhD

December 19, 2017
Title: Identifying Spiritual Distress and Chaplain Interventions (Summary)
Moderated by Ty Crowe MDiv

The Johns Hopkins Hospital Ethics Committee and Consultation Service
600 N Wolfe Street, Billings 129
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-955-5550