Past Events

Exploring the Landscape of Pediatric Ethics: Why are Children Different? Why Does that Matter?

Mildred Solomon, PhD, President and CEO, The Hastings Center
November 16, 2012
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
1st Floor Amphitheatre
630 W. 168th Street

Resolving Ethical Issues in Perinatal Care

Alan Fleischman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
February 7, 2013
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Tower 103
3959 Broadway

Women’s Decision-making About the Use of Pychotropic Medication During Pregnancy

Andrea Kalfoglou, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, University of Maryland
February 21, 2013
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Todd Amphitheatre
630 W 168th Street

Critical Decisions in Neonatology: What Should We Offer?

Mark Mercurio, MD MA, Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine
May 2, 2013
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Tower 103
3959 Broadway

What Should We Do With the Incidentalome: Incidental Findings Identified in the Course of Genomic Analyses?

Wendy Chung, MD PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
September 12, 2013
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Tower 103
3959 Broadway

Facing Persistent Challenges in Pediatric Decision Making: New Hastings Center Guidelines

Nancy Berlinger, PhD, Research Scholar, The Hastings Center
November 21, 2013
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Tower 103
3959 Broadway

Surgically Shaping Children: On Appearance Normalization, Disability Rights, and Truly Informed Consent.

Erik Parens, PhD, Senior Research Scholar, The Hastings Center
December 6, 2013
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
1st Floor Amphitheatre
630 W. 168th Street

New genomic technology: Impact on fetal diagnosis.

Ronald Wapner, MD, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
May 22, 2014
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Tower 103
3959 Broadway

The Controversial SUPPORT Study: A History in Two Parts

Ruth Macklin, PhD, Professor of Bioethics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
September 11, 2014
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Todd Amphitheater
630 W. 168th Street

Obstetrical Ethics: An Amuse-bouche

Howard Minkoff, MD., Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center
November 20, 2014
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Todd Amphitheater
630 W. 168th Street

Punishing Juveniles Who Kill

Paul Appelbaum, MD., Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine and Law, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
January 23, 2015
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
1st Floor Amphitheatre, 630 W. 168th Street 

Going too far: Euthanasia for Children and Newborns

Arthur Caplan, PhD., William and Virginia Mitty Professor of Bioethics, Director of the Division of Bioethics, New York University Langone Medical Center
March 12, 2015
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Todd Amphitheatre, 630 W. 168th Street 

Adolescents and their Parents: Engagement in Clinical Trials

Susan Rosenthal, PhD, Professor of Medical Psychology and Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of physicians and surgeons
June 4, 2015
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Todd Amphitheater
630 W. 168th Street

Is the Best Interest Standard Best?

Rosamond Rhodes, PhD, Professor of Medical Education, Director of Bioethics Education, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
October 8, 2015
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Macintosh Conference Room
3959 Broadway, NY, NY

Planned Home Birth: A Professional Challenge to Perinatal Medicine

Frank Chervenak, M.D., Given Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Cornell Medical College
January 28, 2016
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Todd Amphitheatre
630 W. 168th Street

Public Health in the Era of Precision Medicine

Ronald Bayer, PhD., Professor and Co-Chair, Center for the History & Ethics of Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health
March 11, 2016
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
1st Floor Amphitheatre, 630 W. 168th Street 

Dilemmas in the Diagnosis of Death

George Hardart, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Program in Women and Children's Bioethics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
November 18, 2016
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
1st Floor Amphitheatre
630 W. 168th Street

Ethical dimensions of family decision-making in the NICU

Elliott Weiss, M.D., M.S.M.E., Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington
April 6, 2017
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Tower 103

Thou Shall Not Kill - To Obtain Organs for Transplant: Violations of Human Rights in China.

Arthur Caplan, William and Virginia Mitty Professor and Head of Division of Medical Ethics. NYU School of Medicine
May 10, 2017
Amphitheatre 1
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons