September 2018

25
Sep

NIH Colloquium: Melanie Boly

NIH Clinical Center: 3:30pm–5:30pm (Sep 25)

Melanie Boly of the University of Wisconsin for this semester's first meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.

September 2017

28
Sep

Medel’s Peas and Today’s Genes: Healthcare, Ethics, and Genetics

Fisher Colloquium, Rafik B. Harris Building, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business: 10am–1pm

The KIE, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, is holding a symposium on the ethics of genetic medicine and technologies.

21
Sep

Writing Climate Now

Copley Formal Lounge: 4pm–6pm

"Writing Climate Now" is a roundtable discussion of strategies for writing persuasively and accurately about environmental disaster and climate change. Pessimism or optimism? Scientific or poetic? We will discuss matters of tone, audience, venue, and tactics with four local writers

21
Sep

Gary Cohen Talks Fearless Leadership in the Age of Planetary Health

Lohrfink Auditorium, Rafik B. Hariri Building: 12:30pm–1:30pm

Join the School of Nursing and Health Studies, the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment at NHS, and the Georgetown Environment Initiative for a talk with Gary Cohen, co-founder and president of Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth.

13
Sep

Global Health Initiative Open House

Copley Formal Lounge: 11:30am–1:30pm

The Georgetown Global Health Initiative is hosting an open house open to all Georgetown students interested in learning more about the global health programs available at Georgetown.

11
Sep

The SUPPORT, BOOST, and COT Trials: Facts and Controversy

NIH, Building 50, 1st floor conference room 1328/1334: 3:00pm–4:30pm

The Inter-Institute Bioethics Interest Group will meet to discuss the adequacy of consent in clinical trials, specifically the appropriate content within consent forms for specific trials and guidelines.

8
Sep

Towards Positive Collaboration in Online Learning Environments

Healy 427: 12pm–1pm

PhD researcher Daniel Davis will share findings from the empirical literature on fostering productive collaboration and civil engagement in online learning settings.

June 2017

5
Jun

Providers, Parents & Privacy: Ethical issues surrounding social media use in pediatrics

NIH, Building 50, 1st floor conference room 1328/1334: 3:00pm–4:30pm

The Inter-Institute Bioethics Interest Group will meet to discuss how the internet and health information relate to the pediatric population. Dr. Silvana Barone joins as speaker.

5
Jun

A Conversation with Garry Kasparov: “Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins”

Riggs Library, Georgetown: 12:45pm

Legendary chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov joins the KIE, The Center for Jewish Civilization, and Georgetown's Department of Computer Science for a lunch and conversation on his new book, "Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins."

May 2017

30
May

“Virtue Ethics and Feminism” with Karen Stohr

Bioethics Conference Room, NIH: 3:30pm–5:30pm

Senior Research Scholar Karen Stohr will speak at the final JBC of this Spring followed by an informal dinner.

9
May

NIH Colloquium: Alison Jaggar

NIH Clinical Center: 3:30pm–5:30pm

Alison Jaggar of University of Colorado-Boulder will speak at this semester's final meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.

1
May

Inter-Institute Bioethics Interest Group: Medicaid and Hepatitis C

Natcher Bldg LL Room D: 3:00pm–4:30pm

Monday's meeting of the Bioethics Interest Group will discuss whether it is ethical for state Medicaid programs to restrict coverage for new Hepatitis C medications on the basis of drug or alcohol use.

April 2017

19
Apr

The Normative Scope of Consent – A talk by Tom Dougherty, PhD

Healy Hall, Rm. 427: 2:45pm–4:30pm

By giving consent, we permit a range of actions. But which range? Dr. Dougherty will discuss whether we need to intend to permit a particular action in order to permit it, and whether we need to express this intention.

11
Apr

New Challenges to Human Security: Environmental Change and Human Mobility

McShain Large Lounge, McCarthy Hall: 4pm–5pm

Please join the Institute of Study of Diplomacy for the launch of its new working group report on "New Challenges to Human Security: Environmental Change and Human Mobility."

11
Apr

NIH Colloquium: Hilde Lindemann

NIH Clinical Center: ALL DAY

Hilde Lindemann of Michigan State University will speak at this semester's fourth meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.

6
Apr

A Pound of Flesh

Healey Family Student Center: 6:00pm

A stage reading of a new play by Second City's Katie Watson brings issues of slavery, reparations, and the ethics of organ donation to the fore as part of this year's Bioethics Research Showcase.

5
Apr

Bioethics Research Showcase: Awards Ceremony

Healey Family Student Center Great Room, Georgetown University: 6:00pm–8:15pm

After a short gallery reception, student winners will be recognized for their contributions to this year's Bioethics Research Showcase

5
Apr

Bioethics Research Showcase: Gallery

Healey Family Student Center Great Room, Georgetown University: ALL DAY

The Showcase is an annual two-day juried exhibition of student work in the ethics of health, environment, and emerging technologies.