Loyola Bioethics Live is a monthly program hosted by the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.  Moderated by Kayhan Parsi, JD, PhD, Professor of Bioethics and Graduate Program Director, these live sessions will allow Loyola faculty, students and guests the opportunity to discuss their work in an informal online format. 

Visitors to these live sessions will be able to hear and see our moderator and presenter as well as post questions and comments. 

These online live sessions will typically be scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month at 11:00 am central time (CST). 
If you are interested in attending a session, please contact Robbin Hiller at rhiller@luc.edu for webinar url link.

Each webinar will be recorded with links to VIDEO (requires flash player) and PODCAST (audio MP3).

Upcoming Presentations

 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 @ 11am CDT
Title:Precision Medicine and NIH’s 'All of Us'® Research Program: Opportunities, Challenges, and Concerns
Presenter: Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH

 Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ 11am CDT
Title: Withhold vs Withdraw: What if There Was an Ethical Difference?
Presenter: Blair Henry, MTS,D.Bioethics (BEHP Alum)

 Wednesday, May 3, 2017 @ 11am CDT
Title: Trials in Translational Medicine: When Expanded Access Programs are Limited Access
Presenter: Alyssa Burgart, MD, MA (BEHP Alum)

Previous Presentations

 Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Title: A Sneak Peek at the Early Data from the Assessing Clinical Ethics Skills (ACES) Tool: What have we learned?
Presenter: Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO (flash required)

 Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Title: Bridging the Gap: Toward a Catholic Social Bioethic
Presenter: Michael McCarthy, PhD
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 Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Title: Community Partnerships for Food Justice
Presenter: Lena Hatchett, PhD
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 Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Title:Counter Transference and the Clinical Ethics Encounter: What, Why, and How We Feel During Consultations
Presenter: Michael Redinger, MD, MA (BEHP Alum)
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO (flash required)

 Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Title: Ensuring Equal Opportunities in Neonatal Care: Applying the Justice Principle Outside of Resource Allocation
Presenter: Dalia Feltman, MD, MA (BEHP Alum)
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 Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Title: Should Advance Directives Be Mandatory?
Presenter: Ruth Sanborn, DBioethics, MA (BEHP Alum)
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 Wednesday, May 4, 2016,
Title: Liberating Justice: Reexamining the Principle in a Global Context
Presenter: Michael McCarthy, PhD
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 Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Title: Ethical Impact of Social Stigma on Access to HIV PrEP Therapy
Presenter: Patrick D. Herron, DBioethics (BEHP Alum)

 Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Title: Historical Review of Medical Experimentation on Institutionalized Children in 20th Century America
Presenter: Gregory Dober, MA (BEHP Alum)
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 Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Title: Incentivizing and Acknowledging Research Participation
Presenter: Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH
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 Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Title: Proviso Partners for Health: Partnering to Improve Food Access
Presenter: Lena Hatchett, PhD
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 Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Title: What Does Bioethics Have To Do With Social Justice? The Bioethicist As Ally
Presenter: Mark Kuczewski, PhD
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO (flash required) | PODCAST (MP3 audio)

 Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Title: Evaluating Clinical Ethics Consultation: Introducing the Assessing Clinical Ethics Skills (ACES) Tool
Presenter: Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO (flash required)

 Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Title: The Uniform Healthcare Decisions Act: Ethical, Policy and Advocacy Implications
Presenter: Patrick McCruden, MTS, D.Bioethics
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 Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Title: Rethinking Informed Consent: An Update on the ABA Special Committee on Law and Bioethics Town Hall Experience
Presenter: Nanette Elster, JD, MPH
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   Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Title: Ethical and Legal Challenges in the Transition from Childhood to Adulthood with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenters: Nanette Elster, JD, MPH & Kayhan Parsi, JD, PhD
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 Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Title: E-cigarettes, Ethics, and Harm Reducation
Presenter: Summer McGee, PhD
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 Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Title: Respecting Persons in an Age of Big Data
Presenter: Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH
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 Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Title: The Dilemmas of Dying in America: A Review of the Institute of Medicine's 2014 Report
Presenter: Randi Belisomo, MSJ (BEHP Graduate Student)
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 Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Title: Ethical Issues in Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing
Presenter: Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH
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 Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Title: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice
Presenter: Lena Hatchett, PhD
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 Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Title: Research and Reality: Towards an Understanding of Research Ethics as a Social Ethic
Presenter: Michael McCarthy, PhD, MTS
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 Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Title:DREAMers to Doctors: The Loyola Journey
Presenter: Mark Kuczewski, PhD
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 Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Title: Chew on This: Ethical Issues in Oral Health
Presenter: Nanette Elster, JD, MPH
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