Cumberland Lodge Colloquium on Humanities & Education in Bioethics

Cumberland Lodge

Here’s a call for participants to an excellent event coming up (well I would say that, I’m on the organisinng committee…) We have some great speakers, and if you haven’t been to Cumberland Lodge before it’s well worth a visit for the beautiful surroundings, the welcome you’ll receive, and the quality of debate and discussion that occurs at their events.

The organising committee invite participants to register for their upcoming event  “From the Classroom to the Clinic: Humanities and Education in Bioethics”, to be held at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park, on the 8th of October, 2012. The event is being held in association with the Royal Society of Medicine and is kindly supported by the Institute of Medical Ethics and the Wellcome Trust.

This one-day colloquium will explore the contribution of the humanities and social sciences to the education of medical ethics and bioethics to health professionals, biomedical researchers, and the public.

Key speakers include:

Ranaan Gillon, Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics at Imperial College London;

Clare Williams, Professor of Medical Sociology, Brunel University London;

Deborah Bowman, Professor of Bioethics, Clinical Ethics & Medical Law, St George’s Medical School, London.

The event will include poster and oral presentations from delegates from the humanities, social sciences and the clinical disciplines, and will end with a public lecture “Healthcare: Doing What’s Right” by Professor Sir Ian Kennedy. Conference dinner is available for a limited number of delegates.

The colloquium registration fee is £45 inclusive of public lecture, refreshments, lunch and dinner. For any enquires please contact bioethics@cumberlandlodge.ac.uk.

Please register online at www.cumberlandlodge.ac.uk/programme/Forthcoming+Events/Bioethics

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