Academic Year 2019–2020 Schedule

The Contemporary Authors in Bioethics series brings prominent authors to Harvard to discuss their recent publications in bioethics, on topics in clinical medicine, health policy, social justice, medical anthropology, history, and more. The event series is free and open to the public.

Participants should register and bring a photo ID to enter the Harvard Medical School campus.

All events through June 2020 have been moved online. Register below to receive a link to participate in the webinars.

Blueprint Book Cover

Author: Nicholas A. Christakis, MD, PhD

April 30, 2020
Register Here

Your Medical Mind

Your Medical Mind
Author: Jerome Groopman, MD

March 26, 2020
Register Here

Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die: Bioethics and the Transformation of Health Care in America

Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die
Coauthor: Jonathan Moreno, PhD

November 14, 2019

Pain: A Political History Book Cover Pain: A Political History
Author: Keith Wailoo, PhD

October 10, 2019

Private Bodies Cover Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race, Gender and a Cultural Bioethics
Author: Karla FC Holloway, PhD
April 25, 2019
Inheritance Book Cover Inheritance: A Memoir of Geneaology, Paternity, and Love
Author: Dani Shapiro
March 14, 2019
Just Medicine Book Cover Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care
Author: Dayna Bowen Matthew
October 25, 2018
Communities of Health Care Justice Communities of Health Care Justice
Author: Charlene Galarneau
September 20, 2018