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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September 13, 5 - 6 p.m. Virtual Bioethics Grand Rounds Astro-Ethics: Grand ethical challenges for safeguarding human health in Outer Space" featuring Eric M. Bershad, M.D., Emmanuel Urquieta, M.D., M.S., and Jimmy Wu. Learn more. Register here
October 18, 5 - 6 p.m. Virtual Bioethics Grand Rounds Ethics of Pain Management featuring Dr. Travis Rieder. Flyer forthcoming.  Registration forthcoming
November 15, 5 - 6 p.m. Virtual Bioethics Grand Rounds Psychiatric Ethics, featuring Dr. Wesley (Wes) Boyd. Flyer forthcoming.  Registration forthcoming


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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