Category: News and Updates

HEALTHCARE ETHICS AND MORAL DISTRESS CONSULTATION INTENSIVE TRAINING SEMINAR

  Join us this October in beautiful Charlottesville, Virginia for our 10th annual Healthcare Ethics and Moral Distress Consultation Intensive Training Seminar. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge…

Application Information for 2022 Summer Health Humanities and Ethics Internship

University of Virginia 2022 Summer Health Humanities and Ethics InternshipCenter for Health Humanities and Ethics School of Medicine The Center for Health Humanities and Ethics (CHHE) in the UVA School…

Interview: How Two Physicians Make Climate Justice Part of Patient Care with Irène Mathieu and Neelu Tummala

Interview: How Two Physicians Make Climate Justice Part of Patient Care with Irène Mathieu and Neelu Tummala Neelu Tummala, MD and Irène Mathieu, MD are physicians and climate health activists,…

Kate Daniels: Slow Fuse of the Possible – in Conversation with Daniel Becker on Friday, June 24, at 7 PM at New Dominion Bookshop.

Kate Daniels: Slow Fuse of the Possible – in Conversation with Daniel Becker on Friday, January 28, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the shop. More details here:

Pediatric Ethics: Theory and Practice

This new book assists health care providers to understand the specific interplay of the roles and relationships currently forming the debates in pediatric clinical ethics. It builds on the fact…

Eating Disorders in Youth Rose During COVID — But the Signs Aren’t What Parents Might Expect

A peer-reviewed study out of the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests that eating disorder diagnoses increased 15% in 2020 among people under 30 compared to previous years. Researchers believe the increase is…

Medical Center Hour Named as a Top Five Pick of Things to Do In Charlottesville by UVA Alumni Association

  Our Picks: February 5–18 1) KEN BURNS AND LONNIE BUNCH DISCUSS THE MAKING OF CULTURAL MEMORY Join Filmmaker Ken Burns and Smithsonian Institution Secretary Lonnie Bunch for “History is now:…

Former Center Director, Daniel Becker, MD, Publishes Debut Book of Poetry

Dr. Becker's 2nd Chance The Center congratulates former director, Dr. Daniel Becker, on the publication of his debut book of poetry, 2nd Chance. A nod to his first chapbook length…

Medical Center Hour is Moving to Zoom

Medical Center Hour is moving to Zoom. Our 2020-2021 season—Medical Center Hour's 50th!—starts on Wednesday, 16 September 2020. Join our Zoom webinars on Wednesdays, 12:00-1:00 pm, from the Zooming device…

AMA Journal of Ethics essay by James Childress and Marcia Day Childress

In its May 2020 issue, the AMA Journal of Ethics carried an essay by James Childress and Marcia Day Childress, "What Does the Evolution from Informed Consent to Shared Decision…