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Welcome to Washington DC for the 22nd public meeting of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission).

At today’s meeting, the Bioethics Commission will continue its discussion about the role of deliberation and education in bioethics. Check out the full agenda here.

Bioethics Commission Chair Dr. Amy Gutmann opened up the meeting by framing the discussion with illustrative examples of deliberation and its impact in action. She referenced the deliberative process of the Bioethics Commission and the real-world implementation of several of the Commission’s recommendations.

You can follow the proceedings of the Bioethics Commission’s meeting here at this blog, and on the live webcast at the Bioethics Commission’s website. All transcripts and webcasts will be archived and available following the meeting.

The Bioethics Commission is meeting today, September 2, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., ET.

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