CFP: Ways and Means: Teaching Professionalism Across the Health Care Spectrum

November 14, 2013
The Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC), a strategic ally of ASBH, is pleased to announce its call for papers for our second annual meeting, with theme: “Ways and Means: Teaching Professionalism Across the Health Care Spectrum”

Narrative Inquiries in Bioethics: Call for Stories

October 24, 2013
Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics (NIB) Announces Three New Calls for Stories: · Religion in Medical and Nursing Practice Deadline for proposals is November 11th.

Future Past: Disability, Eugenics, and Brave New Worlds

September 27, 2013
A public symposium on the history and ongoing implications of eugenic ideologies and practices for people with disabilities is taking place on November 1, 2013 in San Francisco. Program 9am-5pm: Panels and discussion groups Welcoming remarks: Provost Sue Rosser, San Francisco State University...

Corinne Nemetz Nydegger: a long lasting legacy in the fields of human development and aging.

August 18, 2013
We are publishing here an excerpt of the obituary of Corinne Louise Nemetz Nydegger, originally appeared on the San Francisco Chronicle on August 2, 2013:

'Who dreams this American dream and who does not?' The case of Mexican farmworkers narrated by Seth Holmes

August 13, 2013
"Fresh fruits, broken bodies", the ethnographic account of Mexican migrant Farmworkers in the United States by our Seth Holmes, was published only a couple of months ago for UC Press, and has since received considerable media attention, including a recent interview with Eliza Barclay

Best Science for the Most Neglected: Where Do We Stand 10 Years On?

August 06, 2013
The DNDi and its founding partner, Institut Pasteur, are organizing a special scientific event culminating DNDi’s 10-year anniversary with topic: Best Science for the Most Neglected: Where Do We Stand 10 Years On?.

The Alcohol, Drugs, & Tobacco Study Group Requests for Roundtable Discussion Questions

July 08, 2013
The Alcohol, Drugs, & Tobacco Study Group of the Society for Medical Anthropology has organized a roundtable for the upcoming AAA meetings in Chicago.

Call for bursaries: MA in Bioethics & Society; MSs in Global Health & Social Justice

July 05, 2013
The Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine at King's College, London invites applications from candidates wishing to pursue Masters programmes, starting from September 2013: MA BIOETHICS & SOCIETY

Research Within Bounds - Protecting Human Participants in Modern Medicine and the Declaration of Helsinki, 1964 - 2014

July 01, 2013
The registration is now open for the conference sponsored by the Brocher Fondation and organized by Andreas Frewer (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany), Ulf Schmidt (U