Speakers and Subject Areas

Feel free to inquire about topics of interest

To learn more, please e-mail Meleah.Himber@ucdenver.edu​.  For on-deadline media inquiries, please call 303-724-8332.

Daniel Goldberg, JD, PhD​

Social Determinants of Health / Social Justice, Health Inequities / Racism and Sexism in Healthcare

Stigma (esp. pain & weight stigma)​

History of Medicine / Public Health Law

Jean Abbott, MD, MH​

Challenging Cases in Clinical Ethics  

Physician-assisted dying: historical and contemporary issues

Palliative Care Ethics

Challenging Patients / Challenging Ethical Situations / Ethics Consultation Services

Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH, FACP​

How Healers Became Killers: The Holocaust and Modern Medical Ethics

Physician-assisted dying: historical and contemporary issues

Caring for diverse and communication-vulnerable patients: a patient safety challenge​

Legal and Ethical Issues in Addressing Medical Errors

Professionals, professionalism and the Ethics of Health Care/Transdisciplinary Professionalism​

Communication Quality in Health Care: Ethical and Measurement Issues  

Race, Trust and Health Disparities  

Ethics and Quality of Care During Global Health Disasters 

Innovative Care or Unregulated Research: What's the Difference?

Narrative Medicine / Film & Mental Illness / Reflective Writing / Medicine and Metaphor​​

Jackie Glover, PhD​

Pediatric Ethics / Maternal-Fetal Conflicts / Rural Bioethics / End-of-Life Care

Physician-assisted dying: historical and contemporary issues

Marilyn Coors, PhD​

Genome Editing / Biobanks / Research Ethics​

Abraham Nussbaum, MD, MTS​

Communication Training to Improve the Patient Experience and Practitioner Engagement

Conscientious Objection in Healthcare

Intersections of Medicine and Religion

Mental Illness and Stigma

Narrative Medicine

Physician Burnout and Resiliency

Mark Levine, MD​​

Physician Participation in Genocide: Can it Happen Again?

Daniel Johnson, MD​

Communication in Serious & Advanced Illness / Futility (Unrealistic or Unhelpful Therapies)

Self-Care and Resiliency / Palliative Care

Jessica Pierce, PhD

Animal Ethics / Ethics of Euthanasia / Palliative Care and End of Life for Animals

Warren Capell, MD​

Human Research Regulations / Informed Consent / IRBs / Human Subject Research vs. QA/QI

Gidon Felsen, PhD​

Neuroscience / Neuroethics / Public Policy​

Casey Frank, JD, MPH​

Law & Medicine / Surrogate Decision-Making / Dilemmas in Reconciling Advance Care Directives​

Steve Lewis, MD, FACOG, FCAP​

Advanced Reproductive Technologies / Adverse Perinatal Outcomes / Placental Pathology

Art Appreciation and the Art of Medicine

Kristin Furfari, MD​

Hospital-Based Ethics Consultation Services​

Larry Hergott, MD

Reflective Writing / Narrative Medicine

Poems and Essays Focused on How Medical Practitioners and Their Loved Ones Lead the Medical Life

Sue Townsend, MD, FAAP​

Extreme Prematurity /  Prenatal Counseling / Newborns with Life-Threatening or "Lethal" Anomalies

Substance Use During Pregnancy / Newborns Exposed to Drugs in Utero​