2013 Conference on Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology

Oct 27, 2012 by Matthew J. Brown

Announcing the 3rd Annual

Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology Conference

At the Center for Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology
The University of Texas at Dallas
May 22-24, 2013

Keynote Speakers:

Science, technology, and medicine unquestionably have a major impact on our lives. We live with constant technological innovation and scientific discovery, and this changes the conditions that we live in and the way we understand ourselves and the world we live in. Science, technology, and medicine are thus entangled with our values, our culture, and our politics, and they have an important impact on policymaking and action.

Conference Information:

This year's target theme is Values in the Science and Practice of Medicine. Presentations will include topics such as:

  • Biases in Medical Research
  • Harms and Benefits of Medical Patents
  • Critiques and Proposals for Evidence-Based Medicine Standards
  • Sex and Gender in Medical Research or Practice
  • Compassion and Profit in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Justice
  • The Value of Primary Care
  • Problems of Medicalization
  • Theorizing Disability and Disease
  • Ethical Implications of Prenatal Testing

The Center for Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology is fully committed to fairness and to enabling scholars to participate in this meeting. If you have a disability and require accommodations in order to fully participate, or if you have ideas for how we can increase the accessability of our meeting, please do not hesitate to contact us