Events

    • February 19, 2020
    • 3:00pm – 4:00pm (EST)

    The Ostapenko Center for Ethics in Medicine and Healthcare and the Prehealth Program will co-sponsor a panel discussion focusing on ethical issues that arise on medical mission trips.Students preparing for the health professions often wish to provide direct patient care in situations where resources... Read on

    • March 3, 2020
    • 5:15pm – 6:30pm

     The Ostapenko Center for Ethics in Medicine and Healthcare and the Center for the Study and Practice of Religion will co-sponsor a panel discussion on responding to the opioid crisis in Niagara County. The crisis has hit our area particularly hard as evidenced, for example, by the fact that... Read on

    • April 16, 2020
    • 5:15pm – 6:45pm

    Physician assisted suicide, or assisted dying, is one of the most pressing medical ethical issues in our society. The practice involves terminally ill patients taking their own lives with the aid of physicians, and is now legal in several U.S. states. The Ostapenko Center for Ethics in Medicine and... Read on