In the News

January

Science, 01/18/17
--Update: U.S. abandons controversial consent proposal on using human research samples
The Department of Health and Human Services has dropped a controversial plan that would impose new rules on the use of unidentified specimen samples in research. Hank Greely, with the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, provides comment here.

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Advance Health Care Information

California law give you the ability to ensure that your health care wishes are known and considered if you become unable to make these decisions yourself. Completing a form called an “Advance Health Care Directive” allows you to do a number of things:

Appoint another person to be your health care “agent”

Delineate your health care wishes, such as:

  • Health care instructions, including life support, organ and tissue donation
  • Revoke prior directives

A sample form is attached for reference. Acknowledgment before a notary public is not required if two qualified witnesses have signed this Directive in Part 5. In other words this is a free legally binding document.

The End of Sex and the Future of Reproduction

February 16, 2017 
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Cubberley Auditorium
Open to the public. First-come, first served.

For more information contact Elizabeth Bennet via email or phone 650-736-6247.

EVENT SPONSOR:
CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL ETHICS, MCCOY FAMILY CENTER FOR ETHICS IN SOCIETY

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Ways to Give Gifts

A gift may be made in the form of a check, securities, a bequest, or a complex trust arrangement designed to maximize tax advantages. Checks should be made payable to Stanford University.

For financial donations, please contact the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics at 650-723-5760.