Saint Louis University

Fall 2009

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October, 30 2009
Distinguished Lecturer Series
Laurence B. McCullough, PhD, Dalton Tomlin Chair in Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine
"Taking Professional
Conscience Seriously"
Noon, School of Law Courtroom

November 6-7, 2009
30 Years of Health Care Ethics—An Anniversary Symposium of the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics At Saint Louis University
Multiple Locations and times, please see our site for more details.

February 25, 2010
HCE Lecture:
John J. Hardt, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, Loyola University Chicago,
3:30 p.m., Location: TBA

Retrospective: 30 Years of Health Care Ethics
Click the link to follow the Center from its inception as a small unit within the Department of Internal Medicine to a vibrant academic department administering several degree programs.
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30th Anniversary Symposium
On November 6 and 7, 2009, the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics will host a 30th Anniversary Symposium. Click the link below for more information and the program for the two-day event which will feature the 2009 Bander Endowed Lecture, a poster session, paper presentations by alumni and faculty and presentations on ethics in end-of-life care.

Celebrating a New Name
On September 25, 2009 the Center of Health Care Ethics was named the "Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics." Dr. Albert GnaegiGnaegi (pronounced "g'nay-gi") has been a dedicated friend and supporter of Saint Louis University for many years. The Swiss lawyer and businessman serves as Chairman of the Mäder Family Foundation, which endowed the "Hubert Mäder Chair of Health Care Ethics."

Since 2007, Dr. Gnaegi has served as chairman of the Board of Directors of SAM Group Holding AG in Zurich as well as chairman of Forbo Holding Ltd. Since 1980, he has served on the Board of Trustees of Sanitas Hospital in Zurich and has been President of Sanitas since 2002.

CHCE Alumni: Where are they Now?
Since 1999 the Center has placed CHCE alumni in a variety of settings
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Faculty Snapshot
HCE Faculty Staff 2009
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PhD Program
The Center offers a offers a PhD program in health care ethics and three dual-degree programs, a MD/PhD, JD/PhD and a MA(Theology)/PhD. These degrees, coupled with the Certificate in Empirical Research Methods and Concentrations in Research Ethics and the Catholic Tradition ensure that students can tailor their education to suit their needs and goals.
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CHCE's Certificate Program in Clinical Bioethics in its Fifth Year
CHCE administers a Certificate in Clinical Bioethics that features graduate-level coursework designed for the needs of laypeople involved with clinical ethics in their home institutions.
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