Bioethics Commission to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Role of Deliberation and Education in Bioethics

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May 21, 2015

Who: Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

What: Public Meeting

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Where: University of Pennsylvania Henry Jordan Medical Education Center, 5th Floor Lobby, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104

Topics: Bioethics Deliberation and Education

Speakers: Tom Murray, Ph.D., The Hastings Center; F. Daniel Davis, Ph.D., Geisinger Health System; Jason Schwartz, Ph.D., M. Bioethics, Princeton University; Scott Kim, M.D., Ph.D., National Institutes of Health; James Fishkin, Ph.D., Stanford University; Steven Joffe, M.D., M.P.H., University of Pennsylvania; Margaret Little, Ph.D., Georgetown University; Connie Ulrich, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., University of Pennsylvania.
Details: The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) will meet May 27, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pa.  
On May 27 the Bioethics Commission will hear from experts in democratic deliberation, bioethics, and education in order to inform its discussion on deliberation and bioethics education.

This meeting is free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis and will also be webcast live on In addition, the Bioethics Commission will post ongoing coverage to   
The Bioethics Commission seeks to identify and promote policies and practices that ensure that scientific research, health care delivery, and technological innovation are conducted in a socially and ethically responsible manner. The Commission is an independent, deliberative panel of thoughtful experts that advises the President and the Administration, and, in so doing, educates the nation on bioethical issues.

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