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Bioethics Symposium Podcast

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to announce Bioethics Symposium, a podcast project of the Department of Medical History & Bioethics. This inaugural slate of episodes features SMPH bioethics faculty in conversation with leading figures on ethical issues raised by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

You can listen to full episodes below, or access/subscribe on Spotify, iTunes, or wherever you typically access podcasts.

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Episode: SMPH Dean Robert Golden’s Introductory Message

An introductory message from the Dean of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Robert Golden.

 

Episode: Govind Persad

On this episode, a conversation between Gretchen Schwarze and Govind Persad. Dr. Schwarze is a vascular surgeon, and also a professor of Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Professor Persad is Assistant Professor of Law in the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver. This episode was recorded on February 4, 2021.

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Episode: Ericka Sinclair

On this episode, a conversation between Paul Kelleher and Ericka Sinclair. Paul Kelleher is Associate Professor in the Department of Medical History & Bioethics in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Ericka Sinclair is the founder and CEO of Health Connections, Inc, a community health clinic serving the Greater Milwaukee area, with a special focus on vulnerable populations that traditionally experience barriers to accessing health care. This conversation was recorded on February 8, 2021.

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Episode: Alta Charo

On this episode, a conversation between Paul Kelleher and R. Alta Charo. Paul Kelleher is Associate Professor in the Department of Medical History & Bioethics in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Professor Charo is the Warren P Knowles Professor Emerita of Law and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin Madison. This conversation was recorded on February 19, 2021.

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Episode: Harald Schmidt

On this episode, a conversation between Karola Kreitmair and Harold Schmidt. Professor Kreitmair is Assistant Professor of Bioethics in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Professor Schmidt is Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. He is also a research associate at the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute, and a member of UNESCO’s ethics taskforce. This conversation was recorded on February 19, 2021.

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Episode: Alex John London

On this episode, a conversation between Paul Kelleher and Alex John London. Paul Kelleher is Associate Professor in the Department of Medical History & Bioethics in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Professor London is the Clara L. West Professor of Ethics and Philosophy and Director of the Center for Ethics and Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. This conversation was recorded on February 22, 2021.

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Episode: Jonathan Temte

On this episode, a conversation between Paul Kelleher and Jonathan Temte. Paul Kelleher is Associate Professor in the Department of Medical History & Bioethics in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Temte is the Associate Dean for Public Health and Community Engagement at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. This conversation was recorded on March 5, 2021.

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Episode: Christine Grady

On this episode, a conversation between Susan Lederer, and Christine Grady. Professor Lederer is the Robert Turell Professor of Medical History & Bioethics, and the chair of the Department of Medical History & Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Grady is Chief of Bioethics, and the Head of the section on human subjects research at the National Institutes of Health. This conversation was recorded on March 10, 2021.

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Episode: Jeff Sebo

On this episode, a conversation between Robert Streiffer and Jeff Sebo. Professor Streiffer is Professor of Bioethics and Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Professor Sebo is Clinical Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, and Director of the Animal Studies Master’s Program at New York University. This conversation was recorded on March 24, 2021.

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Episode: Merlin Chowkwanyum

On this episode, a conversation between Paul Kelleher and Merlin Chowkwanyun. Paul Kelleher is Associate Professor in the Department of Medical History & Bioethics in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Professor Chowkwanyun is the Donald Gemson Assistant Professor of SocioMedical Sciences at Columbia University. This conversation was recorded on April 1, 2021.

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