Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Medical Ethics and Health Policy Community and Events


Community Outreach


The center values creating a meaningful connection between the work we do and the people whose lives are impacted by these important ethical questions. We are committed to building relationships with the community and starting a dialogue around these very issues. Learn how you can get involved!

Upcoming Events
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April 12, 2023, 12 - 1 p.m.

Bioethics Grand Rounds

When Patients Can’t Consent: Should Families Decide? See flyer.


April 17 - 21, 2023 Bioethics Intensive Course A five-day virtual course covers fundamental bioethics topics and advanced clinical ethics skills. 

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May 16, 2023

Baylor Annual Health Policy Symposium 

This year our theme is The Future of Medicine with panel discussions on topics such as AI, brain computing, medicine in the metaverse and psychedelics.

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May 17, 5 - 6 p.m.

Bioethics Grand Rounds

How the Arts and Humanities Can Help Build Trust and Demonstrate Compassion. Flyer forthcoming. Register


Media Component

We hosted the College's first-ever TEDx, where we shared big, bold ideas and inspirational stories on how to reboot, reframe and reimagine healthcare and beyond.

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Brody Lecture and Award


The Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Houston Methodist, and Rice University Department of Philosophy established this named lectureship and award in Dr. Baruch Brody's memory. 

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