Seminars and Events
Biomedical Ethics Seminars
Invited Speaker Series - 1st Tuesday of each month
SCBE's popular bioethics seminar series brings eminent scholars examining issues at the juncture of medicine, law, and ethics to Stanford and the surrounding community. These lectures are free and open to the public.
Core Topics in Bioethics - 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month
Each of these faculty or postdoc-led sessions is devoted to discussion of a current topic on research ethics or clinical ethics, and based on background readings.
Jonathan King Lectures
The Jonathan J. King Lectureship was established in 1991 to encourage the compassionate and humane care of all patients. It is a part of Stanford University Medical Center's mission to enhance patient treatment and the art of caring. The Jonathan King Lecture is typically held each year in October.
Medicine and the Muse Program
The Arts, Humanities and Medicine Program provides a focal point for integrating the arts and humanities into medical education, the medical center community and the practice of medicine at Stanford. Sample events and programs coordinated by the Program in Arts, Humanities and Medicine include the annual spring Medicine and the Muse Symposium held at Cantor Arts Center and events such as Music and Medicine: The Art of Listening and a writers' symposium.
CIRGE aims to serve as a national model for furthering public understanding and awareness of pressing ethical, legal and social issues in emerging human genetics research. The Center regularly invites prominent scholars and researchers to share their insights into these issues with the university and surrounding communities. In addition, CIRGE holds weekly and monthly seminars and events that are open to the community and cover issues related to genetics and ethics.