Lund Medical Ethics Conference

May 30, 2022 - May 31, 2022
Lund University


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Conference programme:

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and organisational details
09:15 – 09:40 Göran Hermerén (Lund University), The identity and future(s) of medical ethics
09:45 – 10:10 Tuija Takala (University of Helsinki), The Covid pandemic and the elderly

coffee break

10:30 – 10:55 Ulrik Kihlbom (Uppsala University), The Covid pandemic and the children
11:00 – 11:25 Lukas Meier (Cambridge University), The ethics of COVID-19 triage
11:30 – 11:55 William Bülow O'Nils (Uppsala University and Stockholm University), Do you have to deserve a pig's heart?

lunch break

Parallel sessions:

13:00 – 13:25 Helene Bodegård (Karolinska Institutet), Towards understanding shared decision-making in patient-doctor consultations – an empirical approach
13:30 – 13:55 Leila El-Alti (University of Gothenburg), The predicament of person-centredness in Swedish forensic psychiatry
14:00 – 14:25 Kristina Hug (Lund University), How proven is “proven intervention”? Challenges to ethical justification of placebo controls in light of the global move towards “conditional approval” programs

13:00 – 13:25 Ji-Young Lee (University of Copenhagen), Assisted reproduction as a case of social enhancement
13:30 – 13:55 Antoinette Lundahl (Karolinska Institutet), Self-harming patients with borderline personality disorder receive too long compulsory hospital admissions, with detrimental effects

coffee break

14:45 – 15:10 Søren Holm (University of Oslo and University of Manchester), Is the authorship exploitation of biomedical doctoral students an unsolvable problem? A 10 year report from the frontline
15:15 – 15:40 Daan Kenis (University of Antwerp), Precision medicine, standpoint theory and epistemic injustice
15:45 – 16:10 Linus Broström and Anna Nilsson (Lund University), Non-discriminatory thresholds for informed consent to research participation 

May 31

09:00 – 09:25 Mette Hartlev (University of Copenhagen), How do big data and AI research projects challenge the current research ethics and regulatory framework?
09:30 – 09:55 Gert Helgesson (Karolinska Institutet), Misuse of co-authorship in medical PhD theses in Scandinavia: a questionnaire survey
10:00 – 10:25 Peter Zuk (Harvard Medical School), Neural data: not for sale

coffee break

10:45 – 11:10 Thomas Hartvigsson (University of Gothenburg), Mental and causal capacity: how to understand the metaphysics of mental capacity 
11:15 – 11:40 Manne Sjöstrand (Karolinska Institutet), The ethics of suicide risk assessment
11:45 – 12:10 Joar Björk (Karolinska Institutet), Different faces of autonomy in palliative care

lunch break

13:15 – 13:40 Niklas Juth (Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet), Notions of severity in just health care priority setting
13:40 – 14:00 Closing words

If you would like to attend the conference, please let us know at [email protected] before May 20.

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May 20, 2022, 5:00pm CET

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