Bodemer Interprofessional Ethics Lab

The Charles W. Bodemer Lectureship honors groundbreaking labors in the development of biomedical sciences, medical history, and ethics at the University of Washington. Dr. Bodemer was an Associate Dean of the UW School of Medicine and founded the Department of Biomedical History in 1967.

In 2018, the Bodemer Interprofessional Ethics Lab was established in collaboration with the UW Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education, Research & Practice.  These events are held up to three times per year, and feature evening seminars of current ethical issues in healthcare and science with small group breakout discussions.

 

Register for the 2020-2021 events

When Patients Refuse Recommended Interventions, Thursday December 3

Explore professional values and ethics, learn foundational principles and approaches to ethical decision-making in healthcare, and engage in team-based decision-making around a challenging case involving a patient’s surrogate decision-maker who refuses life-saving interventions.

Bodemer Ethics Lab: Ethical Considerations Surrounding Brain Death, Tuesday February 2

Explore professional values and ethics, learn foundational principles and approaches to ethical decision-making in healthcare, and engage in team-based decision-making around a challenging case of brain death.

Bodemer Ethics Lab: Indigenous Perspectives on Healthcare Ethics, Tuesday May 4

Learn indigenous principles and approaches to ethical decision-making in healthcare, apply these perspectives to case studies related to clinical care and research.