News & Events

News and Events

February 12, 2020, 12:00pm
Please join us on on February 12th for our first talk of the year by Dr. Kate Butler titled: ​“Is dialysis for this patient an appropriate of resources? Let's talk about what we're all thinking.”
January 17, 2020, 2:00pm

Sometimes a strike can have the most unexpected, long-term implications.

For Malia Fullerton, professor of Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Washington School of Medicine, a strike by public school sanitation workers on the Big Island of Hawaii when she was in seventh grade, set her on the path to a career as a leading geneticist and ethicist in the field of bioethics.

November 22, 2019, 3:45pm

Dr. Deb Bowen (UW Professor of Bioethics & Humanities) and her colleagues, Dr. Elizabeth Swisher (UW Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology) and Dr.

November 12, 2019, 6:00pm
Global Health Seminar
Ethical questions in global mental health: Considering autonomy in cross-cultural, low-resources settings
A case discussion facilitated by Dr. Georgina D. Campelia, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Bioethics and Humanities
Please join us for an interactive, case-based discussion that will include both international and local, cross-cultural cases
Tuesday, November 12
6 PM
October 22, 2019, 10:00am

The Cambia Health Foundation recognized the University of Washington Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care for growing palliative care in the UW health systems. Department of Bioethics and Humanities faculty member, Dr. Helene Starks, co-directs the certificate program.