World Medical Ethics Day, Sept. 18, to be Commemorated
with Talk at MSE Library
To mark World Medical Ethics Day on Tuesday, Sept. 18,
Mark T. Hughes of the Johns
Berman Institute of Bioethics will give a talk on the
complex issues facing today's medical ethicists
and on the work of the institute. The event will be held at
5 p.m. at Homewood's MSE Library on M-Level, adjacent to
the Medical Ethics: Caring for the World display.
A clinician-educator, Hughes is an associate professor
at the School of Medicine and teaches
medicine and ethics to students, residents, fellows and
faculty. He also serves on the Johns Hopkins
Hospital Ethics Service and is chair of the subcommittee on
ethics consultation standards.
Hughes' research interests include advanced-care
planning, end-of-life decision-making,
professionalism and research ethics. He codeveloped a
course on research ethics for postgraduate
fellows in the Department of Medicine and is currently
director of the mandatory Course on Research
Ethics for SoM faculty and fellows conducting human
The event and the library display are co-sponsored by
the Berman Institute and the MSEL. The
display runs through Oct. 15.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS.
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