Past Events

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

12-1pm (EST) Leonard Sandridge Auditorium (McKim Hall)

Saying What We Mean: How Medical Language Reveals and Conceals


Anna DeForest, MD, MFA

Neurologist & Supportive Care... [...]

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

7:00-8:30pm Claude Moore MEB Auditorium 3110

The inaugural programming event of Medical Students for Palestine. This panel will feature expert speakers discussing healthcare in Gaza both before and during the ongoing war. Topics to be covered include maternal health, mental health,... [...]

Friday, April 12, 2024

6-8pm Newcomb Ballroom

This year’s Medical Ethics Dinner will feature two prominent speakers in UVA Health - Dr. Taison Bell and Dr. Beth Epstein. Our speakers will highlight ethical case studies they have encountered throughout their careers, and attendees will... [...]

Friday, April 5, 2024

1pm Nau 141

Dr. Peter Cajka will discuss his forthcoming article. Contact Elizabeth McKenney at to RSVP.

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Monday, March 18, 2024

12-1 pm McLeod Auditorium

A conversation between U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy

and Elizabeth (Lili) Powell, PhD, MA

Julie Logan Sands Associate Professor, UVA... [...]

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

5:00pm Gibson 341

American plastic surgeon and Virginia resident Dr. Irfan Galaria, MD, will speak about his recent trip to Gaza as part of a medical mission. Join us as he reports back on what he witnessed as well as helps us think about the ethics and... [...]

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

12-1pm EST In Person at Pinn Hall Conference Center Auditorium and Zoom

The Hayden-Farr Lecture in Virology and Epidemiology

Everything keeps changing! Lessons of COVID-19 for

Pandemic... [...]

Saturday, March 2, 2024

3pm EST (Webinar)

The International Association of Catholic Bioethics (IACB) Colloquium, co-sponsored by the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown University Medical Center is hosting the 11th bi-annual colloquium. We're excited to share... [...]

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

12-1pm EST (Zoom)

Eram Alam, PhD

Assistant Professor in the History of Science Department

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Dominique Tobbell, PhD... [...]

Sunday, January 28, 2024

UVA 1/28-2/3

The UVA intramural global health case competition is an event designed to prompt undergraduate and graduate students within our university to recognize their unique individual potentials for contributing to the needs of global health and become... [...]

Friday, January 26, 2024

12-2pm Wilson 142

Health Ethics and Society Program Lecture

with speaker

Gail Weiss, Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University.


Lunch provided.


Friday, November 10, 2023

Hybrid: Sandridge Auditorium, McKim Hall and Zoom 12-1pm EST

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Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Claude Moore Med Ed Learning Center 7pm

Snacks to be provided.

Thursday, October 26, 2023

12:00-1:00pm Old Cabell Hall Auditorium


Lives are at stake in healthcare. Not only the lives of patients, families, and communities, but also health workers themselves.  Prompted by the pandemic’s visible strain, the US Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, issued... [...]

Friday, February 22, 2019

Brooks Hall, Commons Room | 2-4:30pm

Gaymon Bennett (Arizona State University) 

Friday, April 6, 2018

Gibson Room, Cocke Hall |3-5pm

Paul Scherz, Assistant Professor of Moral Theology and Ethics, The Catholic University of America

Friday, February 9, 2018

Brooks Hall

Jason Throop, Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at UCLA