Ethics Grand Rounds

The Center for Bioethics Ethics Grand Rounds feature noted local, national, and international bioethics scholars who lecture on a wide variety of ethical issues in health care and the life sciences. The lectures are held monthly during the academic year between over the lunch hour on the East Bank campus of the University of Minnesota.
Seminars are free and open to the public. RSVP requested; see event details for link.

Upcoming Ethics Grand Rounds

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm

 A traditional ethic of medicine asserts that physicians have special obligations to individual patients with whom they have a clinical relationship. Professionalism requires that physicians uphold the best interests of patients while simultaneously insuring just use of health care resources.

Yet contemporary trends in US healthcare financing like bundled payments seem to threaten traditional conceptions of special obligations of individual physicians to...