Lecture Series

The Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics has provided the Fairbanks Ethics Lecture Series since 2005 as an educational outreach to physicians and staff of Indiana University Health hospitals and interested others in the central Indiana community.  Lectures are free, open to all, and do not require pre-registration.  Continuing education credit is offered to physicians, nurses, social workers, and chaplains at no charge, regardless of their institutional affiliation.

September 2017 Lecture

Date: Wednesday, September 6th

Title: Stigma: Myths, Realities, and Change

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October 2017 Lecture

Date: Wednesday, October 4th

Title: Adolescents & End of Life Care: Understanding Adolescents Preferences Through Narrative"

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November 2017 Lecture

Date: Wednesday, November 1st

Title: The Latest in Recovery Advocacy Tools: Many Faces 1 Voice to The Anonymous People Project

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December 2017 Lecture

Date: Wednesday, December 6th

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Riley Outpatient Center

Speaker: Rebecca Sudore, MD

Title: Updates in Advance Care Planning Measurement and Evidence-Based, Patient-Facing Tools

This lecture is a collaboration with the RESPECT Center

January 2018 Lecture

Date: Wednesday, January 17th

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Riley Outpatient Center

Speaker: Adam Hayden

Title: Narrative Medicine & Physician Empathy

February 2018 Lecture

Date: Wednesday, February 7th

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Petticrew Auditorium (Methodist Hospital)

Speaker: TBD

This lecture will feature Ethics & Humanities

March 2018 Lecture

Date: Wednesday, March 7th

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Riley Outpatient Center

Speaker: Ann Hannan

Title: Everyday Ethics: Identifying the Impact of Ethical Decision Making on the Delivery of Compassionate Clinical Care

April 2018 Lecture

Date: Wednesday, April 4th

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Petticrew Auditorium (Methodist Hospital)

Speaker: TBD

This lecture will feature a collaboration with the IU Health Risk Retention Group

May 2018 Lecture

Date: Wednesday, May 2nd

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Riley Outpatient Auditorium

Speakers: Bryan Schneider & Milan Radovich

Topic: Precision Medicine, Genomics, and Ethics