ASBH 2012

October 18, 2012

The 14th annual meeting of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities kicks off today at the Hyatt Regency in Washington, DC.  The theme for this year’s meeting is “Representing Bioethics.” Below is a rundown of the sessions our faculty and fellows will be participating in, and you can access the full schedule here.  Our social media team will be “representing” on site, so keep your eye here on the Bulletin and follow along on our twitter feed, @bermaninstitute, and also our staff feeds: @aregenberg and @LeahJHU.

B.I. Representing Bioethics @ ASBH 2012:

Thursday, October 18
1:00 – 2:30 pm

B.I. Director Ruth Faden, What Priority for Prevention Can Be Ethically Justified? (Workshop Session 102)

Holly Taylor, Establishing a Research Ethics Consultation Service: Core Features and Tailored Approaches (Workshop Session 103: Clinical Research Ethics Key Function Committee)

2:45 – 3:45 pm 
Dave Kaufman, Who Are We To Say? Lessons on the Road to Biobanking Policy and Governance (Panel Session 110: Clinical Research Ethics Key Function Committee)

Gail Geller & Cynda Rushton, “Living on the Edge”: Patient, Family and Clinical “Representations” of Benefit and Burden During and After a Life-Threatening Event (Panel Session 113)

Friday, October 19
8:00 – 9:00 am
Jeffrey Kahn and Tom Beauchamp, The Ethics of Biomedical Research on Chimpanzees (Note: This panel session has been moved from Saturday 4:15 pm. The online conference schedule has not been updated to reflect this move.)

Karen Rothenberg, What is “Normal”? Bioethics and Dramatic Representations of Neurological and Neuropsychiatric Disorders (Panel Session 206)

10:30 – 11:30 am
Dan O’Connor and Brooke Cunningham, To Gain a Voice in Bioethics and Medicine: Toward a New Dialogue Between Social Sciences, History and Bioethics (Panel Session 212)

1:00 – 2:30 pm
Matthew DeCamp, Social Media and Medicine: (Mis)Representing Physicians and Patients Online? (Paper Session 222)

Jeremy Sugarman, The Program Committee’s Special Session: The Reading Game (Meet The Author Session 223)

Saturday, October 20
8:00 – 9:00 am
Jeremy Sugarman, Moral Science: Protecting Participants in Human Subjects Research (Panel Session 303)

Sunday, October 21
8:30 – 9:30 am
Debra Mathews, (Mis)Representation of an Ethical Narrative: Realizing the Potential of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (Panel Session 404)

JP Leider, Priority Setting in Public Health: Linkages Between Public Health Ethics and Practice (Paper Session 409)

11:00am – 12:00 pm
Debra Mathews, Personalized Genomic Medicine: Representation, Reality and Implications (Panel Session 417)

In town after the meeting?  Attend the DC Science Cafe on Tuesday, October 23 with our Debra Mathews, discussing the ethical complexities of synthetic biology. 6:30-8:30 pm @ Busboys and Poets, 5th and K St. NW.

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