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Dr. Laura Palombi (center) standing holding framed award, flanked by Amy Westbrook, director of Public Health on Laura's right, and Commissioner Frank Jewell, who chairs the Health and Human Service Committee.

Congratulations to our afilliate faculty member, Laura Palombi, who received the St. Louis County Public Health Achievement Award in recognition of the extensive work she has done in the area of substance abuse prevention and intervention. Palombi is also an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy Duluth. Palombi has also provided leadership in training people on how to use naloxone to treat people experiencing an opioid overdose. You can read more about her achievement here...

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Center for Bioethics is hiring! Job Code: 329789

The Center for Bioethics is seeking a part-time adjunct faculty to assist with day to day operations of the UMMC Clinical Ethics Consultation Service and manage the implementation of the strategic plan for enhancing the service. This adjunct appointment does not include teaching or research.

Responsibilities
• Conduct clinical ethics consults at UMMC-Fairview, carrying the pager to respond to requests for consults
• Create an implementation plan and carry out implementation of the Center’s strategic plan for enhancing the clinical ethics consult service

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Star Tribune: UMN bioethicist John Song dies at 55 | Song, an internist, for years ran a free medical clinic for the uninsured and underinsured. 

“He was a piece of magic,” Liaschenko said. Read up on Dr. John Song and his passion and dedication for serving the under-served by clicking here.

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Photo of John Song, MD in white coat
#UMNGive to the Max was a huge success! Thank you to all who raised $4,120 for the John Song Vision for Health Justice Fund. Dr. Song: "The circumstances and context of living life destitute and at the lonely fringes of society create fears of dying, de..

The Center for Bioethics mourns the passing of John Song, MD, MPH, MAT. John joined our faculty in the Center for Bioethics and Department of Medicine in 2000...

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Affiliate faculty member Eileen Weber, DNP, JD presented for the Department of Medicine's Grand Rounds on: “Healthcare Legal Partnerships: Advancing Health Equity." 

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