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2019 World Bioethics Day

The UF-VA UNESCO Bioethics Unit is excited to announce our 2019 World Bioethics Day Celebration!

On Friday, October 11 from 8:30 AM to 3 PM, we celebrated World Bioethics Day with presentations and a grand rounds by Dr. Andres Pumariega. Thank you to all of our attendees and presenters. Please see this article for a summary of the day.

8:30 – 9:00 Welcome | Dr. Joseph Thornton, Head of UF-VA UNESCO Bioethics Unit

9:00 – 9:45 Culturally Competent Care and Care of the Muslim Patient | Dr. Maryam Rahman

11:00 – 11:45 Activist Ethics and Psychiatry | Dr. Joseph Thornton

12:00 – 1:00 Grand Rounds by Dr. Andres Pumariega: “Mental Healthcare for Child Detainees”

1:00 – 3:00 Psychiatry Residents and Ethics discussion (UF Psychiatry only) | Dr. Jessica Khan

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