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 CT (9am PT, 10am MT, Noon ET).


If you are interested in attending please contact Robbin Hiller at rhiller@luc.edu.

Each webinar will be recorded with links to VIDEO (MP4).

Upcoming Presentations

Wednesday, January 11, 2023 @ 11:00am
Transitioning to Adulthood with Autism: An Update on Ethical, Legal and Social Issues
Nanette Elster, JD, MPH; Kayhan Parsi, JD, PhD
Register Here: https://luc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtfuuupjgjGtRmHSZjnt8Ngtt2zuhahdQX 

 

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 @ 11:00am
(Almost) One Year After the Russian Invasion of Ukraine: Bioethics During War
Moderator: Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH
Register Here: https://luc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsdemopjkqEtDdLMmH0UVwDtoISkOxJSMR 

 

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 @ 11:00pm
The Many Faces of Stigma in the Opioid Crisis
Donald Hoepfer, MA, DBE

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 @ 11:00am
Spirituality and Bioethics: Caring for Those with Developmental Disabilities
Brenda Peconge, DBE, M.Div

 

 

Previous Presentations

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
One Health, Ketamine, and the Bioethical Intersection Between Humans and Animals
Robin Downing, DVM, MS, DBE, DAAPM, DACVSMR
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 
Exploring Values in a Globalized World: An Encounter with the Maya Community in Quintana Roo Mexico
Claudia R. Sotomayor, MD, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 
Health Disparities as a Complex System - A Systems Approach to a Wicked, Resistant Public Health Problem
Michele Battle-Fisher, MPH, MA 
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Allocation of Ventilators During a Pandemic
Neal Christiansen, MD, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Oral Health: Issues of Equity
Nanette Elster, JD, MPH
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
On the Frontlines of War: An Update from Ukrainian Physicians in Loyola's Online Bioethics Program
Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH; Yaryna Pikulytska, MD; Oksana Sulaieva, MD, PhD; Maksym Basarab, MD, PhD; Yelyzaveta Dotsenko, MD; Liubov Hasiuk, MD; Vladyslava Kachkovska, MD; Iryna Stelmakh, MD
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO
March 2, 2022
Voluntary and Involuntary Nonadherence: Terminology for Labeling Patient Participation
Ryan Pferdehirt, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

February 2, 2022
Turning and Turning in the Widening Gyre: Adapting Clinical Ethics in the Multiple Waves of Covid
Sarah J. Russe, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

January 12, 2022 @  11am CT
Justifying a New Moral Claim in End-of-Life Care: Adapting Beauchamp and Childress' Model of Justification Criteria to Analyze Surrogate Request to Withhold the Heimlich Maneuver
Laura Madigan McCown, MSW, MTS, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

December 1, 2021
When There is Not Enough: An Ethicists Role on a Triage Team
Laura Webster, BSN, DBE 
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

November 3, 2021
A Year of the COVID-19 Plague: Ethical and Psychosocial Challenges
Laura Verrier, MD, DBE; Brian Childs, PhD
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

October 6, 2021                                                                               
Research on COVID-19: Stories from IRB Members, Research Administration, and Investigators
Gianna McMillan, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

June 2, 2021
Engaging Patient and Community Stakeholders in Research:
Ethical Imperatives, Ethical Challenges
Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH 
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

May 5, 2021
Don’t Tell Mom That She is Dying: Honesty and Deception in Ethics Consultations
Steven Squires, MA, PhD
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

April 7, 2021 
Exploring Nurse Participation in Slow Codes
Liz Stokes, JD, MA, RN 
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

March 10, 2021
AI, Healthcare, and Theological Ethics
Michael McCarthy, PhD & Hille Haker, PhD 
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

February 2, 2021
Systems Thinking in Community Health
Lena Hatchett, PhD 
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

January 6, 2021
Training Clinical Ethics Consultants During Covid-19: Lessons Learned from Virtual Ethics Simulations
Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH 
Click here ot access archived presentation: VIDEO

December 2, 2020 
The Promise and Perils of Reproductive Health Education in Catholic Healthcare Institutions
James F. Smith, MD, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

November 4, 2020
I Am: Operationalizing Dignity to Address Disparities in Well-Being
Cory D. Mitchell, D.Bioethics, MA
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

October 7, 2020
Shared Decision Making for Extremely Early Newborns: Findings From the INDEED Study Group
Dalia Feltman, MD, MA & Mobolaji Famuyide, MD, MA
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

September 2, 2020
Jewish Values in Medical Decision Making for Unrepresented Patients: A Ritualized Approach
Rabbi Jason Weiner, BCC, D.Bioethics
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

June 3, 2020
Recognizing Embedded Ableism, Racism, and Ageism in Crisis Standards of Care
Alyssa Burgart, MD, MA, FAAP
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

May 6, 2020
Research Ethics in the Time of COVID-19
Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEOPPT Slides 5-6-2020

 April 6, 2020
The Ethics of COVID-19: Some Initial Reflections
Alex Kon, MD, HEC-C, FAAP, FCCM, Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, UC-San Diego, School of Medicine
Kelly N. Michelson, MD, MPH, Director, Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) - Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities   
Julia and David Uihlein, Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care)
Nanette Elster, JD, MPH, Associate Professor, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Health Sciences Campus, Loyola University Chicago
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEOPPT Slides 4.6.2020

February 11, 2020
Repeat Valve Replacements in Substance-Addicted Patients: Ethical Considerations in Catholic Healthcare
Jillian Boerstler, MPA, MA, DBE, HEC-C
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

January 8, 2020
I Have Cancer - Now What?
Neal Christiansen, MD, D.Bioethics
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

December 4, 2019
Dangerous Bioethics: Memory, Suffering, and Political Theology
Michael McCarthy, PhD
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

November 6, 2019
Blind Spots: The Role of the Bioethics Community in Improving Heatlh Outcomes
Speaker: Sabrina Derrington, MD, MA
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

October 2, 2019
IRB Consent Policies and Non-English-Speaking Subjects
Speaker: Gianna McMillan, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

September 4, 2019
Including Pregnant Woman in Clinical Research: Practical Guidance for Institutional Review Boards
Speaker: Pamela Payne, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

June 5, 2019
Challenges and Novel Approaches to Advance Care Planning
Speaker: Paul Hutchison, MD, MA
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

May 1, 2019
The Value of Harm Reduction for Injection Drug Use: A Clinical Ethics Analysis
Speaker: Laura Vearrier, MD, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

April 3, 2019
Sactuary Doctoring
Speaker: Mark Kuczewski, PhD
Click here to access article: Good Sanctuary Doctoring for Undocumented Patients
https://hsd.luc.edu/bioethics/content/sanctuary-doctor/

March 6, 2019
Serious Ethical Violations in Medicine: Balancing the Fair Treatment
of Physicians against the Safety and Rights of Patients

Speaker: Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

February 6, 2019
Distinguishing Moral Judgment from the Claims of Moral Distress: A Catholic Response
Speaker: Leslie Stilin Schmidt, MSW, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

January 9, 2019
Catholic Bioethics Meets Catholic Social Thought:
The Problematic, a Primer, and a Plan
Speakers: Therese Lysaught, PhD & Michael McCarthy, PhD
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

December 5, 2018
Where Do I Start? Taking Action on Health Equity
Lena Hatchett, PhD
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

November 7, 2018
The 14-Day Rule for Human Embryo Research: Past, Present and Future 'Tense'
Jean Baric-Parker, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

October 3, 2018
TTaPP: A Critical Thinking Tool for Exploring the Public/Private Online Lives of Patients
Leslie Kuhnel, MSHCE, MPA, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

September 5, 2018
The Team Based Biopsychosocial Model: Having a Clinical Ethicist as a Facilitator and a Bridge Between Teams
Claudia Ruiz Sotomayor, MD, DBE
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

June 6, 2018
Use of Consultation Simulation in Teaching Ethics Principles to Nursing Students
Speaker: Mary Donnelly, MSN, RN, JD
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

‌‌May 2, 2018
Requests for a Violent Exit: An Argument for Fairness at the End of Life
Speaker: Laura Webster, BSN, DBe
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

April 4, 2018
The Road Toward Professionalization of Ethics Consultation:
Education, Competency and Certification

Speaker: Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH 
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

‌March 7, 2018
The Ethics of Hemodynamic Support in Potential Organ Donors
Speaker: Kelly Kent, MPH
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

February 7, 2018
Changing the Way We Think about Paying Research Participants
Speaker: Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

January 3, 2018
Fertility Preservation: Ethical Considerations
Speaker: Nanette Elster, JD, MPH
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

December 6, 2017
Seeking the Enemy: Community, University, and Health System Partnerships
Speaker: Lena Hatchett, PhD
Click here to access archived presentation: VIDEO

November 8, 2017 @ 11am CST
Peer Review and the Future of Academic Publishing
Speaker: Kayhan Parsi, JD, PhD

‌October 25, 2017
Pathway to Community Health Leadership: Naming Institutional Racism
Health Equity Webinar Series Flyer 10-25-17
Facilitators: Lena Hatchett, PhD, Shannon Welch, MPH, Kate Ebersole, CPCC

October 4, 2017
Exploring Professional Callings: Sustaining One's Vocation in Healthcare
Speaker: Michael McCarthy, PhD

September 13, 2017
Who Decides When a Patient Can't? Statutes on Alternate Decision Makers
Speaker: Cavan Doyle, JD, LLM

August 23, 2017
HEALTH EQUITY WEBINAR SERIES
Pathway to Community Health Leadership: Promoting Equity and Social Justice
Health Equity Webinar Series Flyer 8-23-2017
Speaker: Shanika Blanton, PhD

June 7, 2017
Service and Service Learning in Medicine and Dentistry: What are the Ethical Issues?
Presenters: Nanette Elster, JD, MPH,
Brian Borah, MD, MA (BEHP Alum)

May 24, 2017
HEALTH EQUITY WEBINAR SERIES
Pathway to Community Health Leadership: Promoting Equity and Social Justice
Featured Speaker: Al Richmond, MSW, Exec Director, CCPH

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

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

March 22, 2017
HEALTH EQUITY WEBINAR SERIES
Race, Faith, and Politics: Pathway to Community Health Leadership
Moderator: Lena Hatchett, PhD: Panelists:Lee Roland, Clarence Hill, Deangelo Knuckles

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

February 1, 2017
A Sneak Peek at the Early Data from the Assessing Clinical Ethics Skills (ACES) Tool: What have we learned?
Presenter: Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH

January 4, 2017
Bridging the Gap: Toward a Catholic Social Bioethic
Presenter: Michael McCarthy, PhD

December 7, 2016
Community Partnerships for Food Justice
Presenter: Lena Hatchett, PhD

November 2, 2016
Counter Transference and the Clinical Ethics Encounter: What, Why, and How We Feel During Consultations

October 12, 2016
Ensuring Equal Opportunities in Neonatal Care: Applying the Justice Principle Outside of Resource Allocation
Presenter: Dalia Feltman, MD, MA (BEHP Alum)

June 1, 2016
Should Advance Directives Be Mandatory?
Presenter: Ruth Sanborn, DBioethics, MA (BEHP Alum)

May 4, 2016,
Liberating Justice: Reexamining the Principle in a Global Context
Presenter: Michael McCarthy, PhD

April 6, 2016
Ethical Impact of Social Stigma on Access to HIV PrEP Therapy
Presenter: Patrick D. Herron, DBioethics (BEHP Alum)

March 2, 2016
Historical Review of Medical Experimentation on Institutionalized Children in 20th Century America
Presenter: Gregory Dober, MA (BEHP Alum)

February 3, 2016
Incentivizing and Acknowledging Research Participation
Presenter: Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH

January 6, 2016
Proviso Partners for Health: Partnering to Improve Food Access
Presenter: Lena Hatchett, PhD

December 2, 2015
What Does Bioethics Have To Do With Social Justice? The Bioethicist As Ally
Presenter: Mark Kuczewski, PhD

November 4, 2015
Evaluating Clinical Ethics Consultation: Introducing the Assessing Clinical Ethics Skills (ACES) Tool
Presenter: Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH

October 7, 2015
The Uniform Healthcare Decisions Act: Ethical, Policy and Advocacy Implications
Presenter: Patrick McCruden, MTS, D.Bioethics

September 9, 2015
Rethinking Informed Consent: An Update on the ABA Special Committee on Law and Bioethics Town Hall Experience
Presenter: Nanette Elster, JD, MPH

June 3, 2015
Ethical and Legal Challenges in the Transition from Childhood to Adulthood with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenters: Nanette Elster, JD, MPH & Kayhan Parsi, JD, PhD

May 6, 2015
E-cigarettes, Ethics, and Harm Reducation
Presenter: Summer McGee, PhD

April 1, 2015
Respecting Persons in an Age of Big Data
Presenter: Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH

March 4, 2015
The Dilemmas of Dying in America: A Review of the Institute of Medicine's 2014 Report
Presenter: Randi Belisomo, MSJ (BEHP Graduate Student)

‌February 4, 2015
Ethical Issues in Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing
Presenter: Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH

December 3, 2014
Urban Agriculture and Social Justice
Presenter: Lena Hatchett, PhD

 

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Research and Reality: Towards an Understanding of Research Ethics as a Social Ethic
Presenter: Michael McCarthy, PhD, MTS

 

August 6, 2014
DREAMers to Doctors: The Loyola Journey
Presenter: Mark Kuczewski, PhD

June 4, 2014
Chew on This: Ethical Issues in Oral Health
Presenter: Nanette Elster, JD, MPH