University of Pittsburgh

21st Annual Medical Ethics Update

Women's Health: Ethical Issues in Clinical Care and Research
April 13, 2012 - 8:00am4:30pm
Biomedical Science Tower
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Paula Braveman, MD, MPH
Keynote Speaker

Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Director, Center on Social Disparities in Health
University of California, San Francisco

“What are Health Disparities and Health Equity?
And Why Do the Definitions Matter?”


The annual Medical Ethics Update conference provides attendees with an opportunity to hear presentations on an issue of national importance, to participate in a question-and-answer period with the speakers, and to participate in smaller, more intimate breakout sessions with presenters.

Who should attend:

Health care professionals, clergy, lawyers, community members and students. Continuing education credit will be offered for law, social work, and nursing. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credits.

Registration Information:

Online registration will be available at or by contacting the Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences at 412-647-8232.

Topics Discussed:

  • Lesbian and Transgender Health Issues
  • Gender Based Violence
  • Women with HIV Infection
  • Adolescent Decision Making
  • Abused Female Teenagers
  • Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients
  • Abortion Laws
  • Drug Use and Testing in Pregnancy
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Women’s Health in the Military
| More

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