CBHD 21st Annual Summer Conference: Bioethics in Transition

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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

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Location: Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL USA

TAKE STOCK of the evolving conversations that arise as new innovations challenge older ethical paradigms. 

EXAMINE the issues that expand beyond the boundaries of classical ethical questions in bioethics.

EXPLORE the globalization of medicine and the broadening reach of science and technology into everyday life. 

 At The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity's 21st annual summer conference, "BIOETHICS IN TRANSITION", attendees will examine the rapid advances in medicine, science, and technology that continue to reshape the scope and landscape of bioethical reflection. 

"BIOETHICS IN TRANSITION" will help you:

IDENTIFY the prospects and challenges for the evolving landscape of bioethical engagement within the context of shifting global and societal realities and advances in medicine and biotechnology.

EXPLORE & DISCUSS the ethical implications of recent developments in medicine, science, and technology with respect to our individual and common humanity.

EVALUATE contemporary bioethical discourses in light of classic philosophical, religious, and care-oriented perspectives.

PROMOTE interdisciplinary engagement on pressing bioethical issues.

 

COURSES

INTENSIVE INSTITUTE
ADVANCED INSTITUTE
BASIC BIOETHICS INSTITUTE
PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
POSTCONFERENCE BIOETHICS SEMINAR

The Intensive Institute, Advanced Institute, Basic Bioethics Institute, Preconference Workshops, Postconference Bioethics Seminar, and "Bioethics in Transition" conference may be taken for graduate-level academic credit.

Continuing education credit will also be available for select courses and for the "Bioethics in Transition" conference.

Attendance at "Bioethics in Transition" is required for students taking the Intensive Institute or Advanced Institute for academic credit.

NOTE: Registration for the Basic Bioethics Institute and/or the Postconference Bioethics Seminar does not include the June 19-21, 2014 conference.