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Call for Abstracts

Reproductive Ethics Conference

Fifth Annual Conference Thursday-Friday, April 8-9, 2021 (To be held virtually)

Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas


Keynote Speaker:

Dorothy Roberts, JD

Dorothy Roberts

George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology and the Raymond Pace
and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights

University of Pennsylvania

The controversies and challenges of reproductive ethics arise from new technologies, political and ideological divisions, theology, and changing cultural norms. The goal of this conference is to explore the range of topics addressed in reproductive ethics. We welcome individuals from all professional fields to create a rich and robust discussion.

We are seeking abstracts for presentations. Each accepted speaker will have a 10-minute presentation time with an opportunity for Q&A. We are also accepting a limited number of posters.

The deadline for abstracts is January 31, 2021. Please limit abstracts to 250 words and specify whether they should be considered for presentation, poster, or both. Submissions will receive a response by mid-February 2021. Abstracts should be sent to Beverly Claussen at beclauss@utmb.edu.

Lisa-Campo-Engelstein3Conference Organizer:
Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD

Director, Institute for the Medical Humanities
licampoe@utmb.edu

Claussen, Beverly 2020_adjConference Administrator:
Beverly Claussen

Sr. Administrative Manager, Institute for the Medical Humanities
beclauss@utmb.edu


Conference Collaborators:

Paul_BurcherPaul Burcher, MD, PhD
WellSpan Health

Claire_horner2Claire Horner, JD, MA
Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy