Center for Bioethics


Center for Bioethics

In order to provide an inter-disciplinary, inter-professional forum to advance both public understanding and scholarly work on issues in bioethics, the Center has sponsored many diverse programs and conferences. The Center has received support for these programs from various foundations and government agencies. Our past programs are searchable by topic, funder, and year.

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End of Life Issues from a Jewish Perspective Case Studies  The Columbia University Center for Bioethics  May / 23 / 2008
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain Neuroethics and Neurosciences  Fanny & Stephen Rosenak Foundation  April / 8 / 2008
Nanotechnology: How Tiny Particles Can Create Big Ethical Dilemmas? Nanotechnology  The Columbia University Center for Bioethics  March / 20 / 2008
The Supreme Court and the Legal, Medical, and Ethical Challenges to Execution by Lethal Injection Ethics in Law  The Columbia University Center for Bioethics  January / 23 / 2008
Can your lifestyle habits cost you your job? Smoking and other behaviors as risk factors for unemployment. Professionalism  The Columbia University Center for Bioethics  December / 11 / 2007
A Man who is both Blind and Psychotic Refuses Cataract Surgery: Which is Right- Beneficent Paternalism or Irrational Autonomy? Ethics Committee  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  November / 15 / 2007
Project Cope Healing The Heroes of 9/11   The Columbia University Center for Bioethics  October / 23 / 2007
Congratulations to our Faculty Associates on recent awards and appointments.   The Columbia University Center for Bioethics  October / 3 / 2007
BIOCEP: A Prototype For Cross-Cultural Education in Bioethics Cross-cultural and International Bioethics  The Columbia University Center for Bioethics  September / 18 / 2007
We Remember 9/11: 6th Anniversary Reflections   The Columbia University Center for Bioethics  September / 11 / 2007
The Gold Foundation Ethics for Lunch Seminar Series: A Difficult Case from the NY-PH Ethics Committee: Does This Patient Have Decisional Capacity? How Can We Tell? Does It Matter? Informed Consent  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  May / 10 / 2007
The Columbia Center for Bioethics Fifth Anniversary Lecture: A Critical Town Meeting to Assess Triage in an Avian Flu Pandemic: Who Will Get the Scarce Ventilator? Ethics Politics and Public Policy    April / 26 / 2007
The Gold Foundation Ethics for Lunch Seminar Series: A Difficult Case from the CHONY Ethics Committee: Choosing Comfort Care Is Just the Beginning Pediatrics  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  March / 22 / 2007
Healing By Killing: The Role of Healthcare Professionals in the Nazi Era Ethics Politics and Public  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  March / 19 / 2007
Miss Evers' Boys Research Ethics    February / 8 / 2007
Life After Stroke: Conversations with Couples Disabled Persons    February / 5 / 2007
Touch Me Courage, Not Softly: The Right to Say No to Experimental Protocol Research Ethics    December / 13 / 2006
The Gold Foundation Ethics for Lunch Seminar Series: A Difficult Case from the NY-PH Ethics Committee: A Patient's Request for Removal of A Ventricular Assist Device: Is It Ethical? Is It Legal? Death dying and coping with illness  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  November / 28 / 2006
Celebrity Patients: Myths, Realities, and What These Cases Teach Us Professionalism    November / 14 / 2006
The Long and Short of Long-Term Memory Neuroethics and Neurosciences    October / 23 / 2006
Disability, Bioethics, and Human Rights Disabled Persons    September / 21 / 2006
9.11: We Remember Ethics Politics and Public    September / 11 / 2006
The Gold Foundation Ethics for Lunch Seminar Series: A Difficult Case from the NY-PH Ethics Committee: Advertising for a Kidney: Is It Ethical? Is It Legal? Transplantation Ethics  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  May / 9 / 2006
Must we Always Tell the Truth? Integrity and Veracity in Research. Research Ethics    April / 25 / 2006
Therapeutic Misconception in Clinical Research Research Ethics    March / 22 / 2006
Heading Backwards: The American Rejection of Scienc Ethics Politics and Public Policy    March / 15 / 2006
Disability and Bioethics: Moving Beyond Current Controversies Disabled Persons    March / 6 / 2006
The Gold Foundation Ethics for Lunch Seminar Series: A Difficult Case from the CHONY Ethics Committee: When Parents Request An Untested Experimental Therapy for Their Extremely Ill Child Pediatrics  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  February / 16 / 2006
Bioethics Mediation: How to Resolve Health Care Disputes Professionalism    January / 26 / 2006
Spirituality, Religious Wisdom, and Care of the Patient Religion and Spirituality in Medicine    January / 9 / 2006
Life and Death Decisions in the NICU Pediatrics    December / 9 / 2005
The Gold Foundation Ethics for Lunch Seminar Series: A Difficult Case from the NY-PH Ethics Committee: Substituted Judgment: How Much Does the Proxy Really Know About the Patient's Wishes? Ethics Committee  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  November / 22 / 2005
The Visible Brain: Where Are We Heading? Neuroethics and Neurosciences    October / 19 / 2005
Building Better Brains: The Ethical Challenge of Neuroenhancement Neuroethics and Neurosciences    September / 14 / 2005
Planting a Seed: Creating Communities for People with Aphasia and their Families in the Tri-State Area Neuroethics and Neurosciences    June / 4 / 2005
Neuroscience, National Security, and Human Research Ethics Neuroethics and Neurosciences    May / 20 / 2005
Race, Genetics, and Medicine: Is Race a Social Construct or a Factor for Optimal Prrescribing of Medication? Race and Racial Equity    May / 12 / 2005
The Gold Foundation Ethics for Lunch Seminar Series: A Difficult Case from the NY-PH Ethics Committee: The Terri Schiavo Case: Medical Ethics' Perfect Storm, A Retrospective Analysis and Guide for the Perplexed Death dying and coping with illness  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  May / 3 / 2005
Privacy vs. Protection: The Case of College Student Suicide Suicide  National Institutes of Health (NIH)  April / 21 / 2005
The Norbert Goldenberg MD Ethics Lecture for the P&S Ethics Club: The Physician's Role In Allowing a Newborn to Die Pediatrics  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  April / 13 / 2005
The Gold Foundation Ethics for Lunch Seminar Series: A Difficult Case from the NY-PH Ethics Committee: Does the Patient Have the Right to Refuse Lifesaving Surgery? Ethics Committee  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  March / 1 / 2005
The Promise and Perils of Artifical Hearts Biotechnology and Society    January / 11 / 2005
Loneliness in the Context of Illness Religion and Spirituality in Medicine    December / 13 / 2004
Current Issues in Research Ethics (CIRE) Conference: Tissue and Data Repositories, Conflicts of Interest, and Students & Trainees in Research Conflicts of Interest  National Institutes of Health (NIH)  November / 15 / 2004
The Gold Foundation Ethics for Lunch Seminar Series: A Difficult Case from the NY-PH Ethics Committee: A Challenging Case of Medical Futility Ethics Committee  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  October / 21 / 2004
Taking Medical Ethics Seriously Professionalism    September / 13 / 2004
Covering the World: Lead Poisoning and the Social History of a Childhood Epidemic Public Health    July / 14 / 2004
Distributive Injustices and Pharmaceutical Prices Drug Industry    June / 7 / 2004
Ethical Issues with Research in Complementary and Alternative Medicine Complementary and Alternative Medicine    May / 25 / 2004
Politics and Bioethics Ethics Politics and Public    April / 21 / 2004
The Gold Foundation Ethics for Lunch Seminar Series: A Difficult Case from the NY-PH Ethics Committee: Ethics of Sperm Retrieval from a Brain Dead Spouse Ethics Committee  Arnold P. Gold Foundation  March / 23 / 2004
Current Issues in Research Ethics (CIRE) Conference: Unique Research Communities: Sensitivity to Privacy and Confidentiality, Participant's Rights, and Communication Privacy and Confidentiality  National Institutes of Health (NIH)  March / 11 / 2004
GATTACA Film Night and Panel Discussion Genetics and Genomics    March / 2 / 2004
Mortal Secrets: Truth and Lies in the Age of AIDS HIV/AIDS    November / 6 / 2003
Brown Bag Lunch: Difficult Cases from the New York-Presbyterian Hospital Ethics Committee Ethics Committee    October / 28 / 2003
Stem Cells: Science, Policy and Ethics Stem Cells Research and Cloning    September / 23 / 2003
Privacy and Confidentiality and Conflicts of Interest: Keeping Pace with Research Practice Privacy and Confidentiality  National Institutes of Health (NIH)  May / 30 / 2003
Patient Models of Confidentiality Privacy and Confidentiality    March / 27 / 2003
Affirmative Action and the US Supreme Court Ethics Politics and Public    March / 14 / 2003
The Choice is Yours Professionalism    February / 24 / 2003
Should There Be Limits on the Right to Privacy? A History of Privacy and Surveillance in America Privacy and Confidentiality    February / 20 / 2003
Ethics and Informed Consent: Capacity, Surrogates, and Advance Directives Informed Consent    January / 15 / 2003
Teaching Ethics Animal Experimentation    November / 7 / 2002
Changing University-Industry Interfaces: Conflicts of Interest and Other New Challenges Conflicts of Interest    October / 17 / 2002
Virginia Apgar Celebration Pediatrics    September / 19 / 2002
Center for Bioethics Inaugural Lecture and Celebration Cross-cultural and International Bioethics    April / 25 / 2002

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