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Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Section on Bioethics - Thomas A. Pitts Memorial Lectureship in Medical Ethics


Dying in America: Choices at the End of Life
Pitts 1994

Daniel Callahan PhD
William Winslade JD, PhD
Timothy Quill MD
Mark Siegler MD


Ethical Issues of Managed Care
Pitts 1995

Louis L. Brunetti MD, JD
E. Haavi Morrein PhD
Daniel Sulmasty MD, PhD

11/8/1996Women's Health Issues
Pitts 1996

Eileen Hoffman MD
Mary B. Mahowald PhD
Carol S. Weisman PhD


Revisiting the First Four Years
Where are we Today?

Pitts 1998

Stuart J. Youngner, MD
William Winslade JD, PhD
E. Haavi Morrein PhD
Rosemary Tong PhD
9/15/2000Power Over Information, Power to Decide:
Paternalism & Autonomy in Health Care
Pitts 2000

Ronald Bailey
H.T. Engelhardt PhD, MD
Lawrence Gostin JD
Sherman A. James PhD
Karen Labacqz PhD
David J. Rothman PhD
Alfred I. Tauber MD
Beverly Woodward PhD

9/14/2001HIV/AIDS as an Epidemic: Ethical Issues
at the 20th Anniversary
Pitts 2001

Donald Ainslie PhD
Ronald Bayer PhD
Charles S. Bryan MD
Lawrence O. Gostin JD
David Kelley PhD
Jan F. Narveson PhD
Samuel H. Nelson PhD
Stephen B. Thomas PhD

9/13/2002Alternative Medical Systems: Here to Stay
But on What Terms?
pitts 2002

Kathleen Boozang JD, LLD
Ruiping Fan PhD
Randall Holcombe PhD
Henry L. Miller MS, MD
E. Haavi Morreim PhD
Gary Nestler DA, DOM
Kenneth Pelletier PhD
Stephen Schabel MD
Lawrence Schneiderman MD
Jeremy Sugarman MD

9/19/2003When People Attack People: Ethics
 Law & Policy of Violence
Pitts 2003
Lillian R. BeVier JD
Dean Kilpatrick PhD
Stephen Morse JD, PhD
Lance Stell PhD
Deborah Prothrow-Stith MD
Frans de Waal PhD
David Wasserman JD
Franklin E. Zimring JD
9/10/2004Defining the Beginning and
the End of Human Life:
Implications for Ethics, Policy & Law
Pitts 2004
James L. Bernat MD
David DeGrazia PhD
George Khushf PhD
Donald Marquis PhD
William F. May PhD
Jeff McMahan PhD
Lynn M. Morgan PhD
Bonnie Steinbock PhD
9/9/2005Reflection on Emerging Technologies
at the Centennial of Organ Transplantation
Pitts 2005
Troyen A. Brennan MD
H.T. Engelhardt PhD, MD
Gary Francoine JD
Albert Jonsen PhD
Edwin Locke PhD
Carlo Montemagno PhD
Robert M. Sade MD
Monique Spillman MD, PhD
Robert Truog MD
9/8/2006Religions & Cultures of East & West
Perspectives on Bioethics
Pitts 2006
Shahid Athar MD
S. Cromwell Crawford PhD
Russell Kirkland PhD
William LaFleur PhD
Andrew Lustig PhD
Laurie Zoloth PhD
9/8/2007Dangerous Liasons?
Industry Relations with Health Professionals
Pitts 2007
Paul Anthony MD, MPH
Howard Brody MD, PhD
Sigrid Fry-Revere JD, PhD
Harry B. Greenberg MD
Peter Lurie MD, MPH
Bruce W. Lytle MD
Paul H. Rubin PhD
Lance K. Stell PhD
Matthew Wynia MD MPH
9/5/2008Conundrums & Controversies
in Mental Health & Illness
Pitts 2008
Raymond F. Anton MD
Joseph D. Bloom MD
Mark J. Cherry PhD
M. Carmela Epright PhD
Rikki Lynn Halavonich MD
Robert Kinscherff PhD, JD
Robert L.M. Phillips MD
Jeffrey A. Schaler PhD
Howard V. Zonana MD
10/30/2009The Graying of America:
Challenges & Controversies
Graying of America Artwork

Daniel Callahan, PhD
P. Dilworth-Anderson PhD
Muriel Gillick MD
David A. Gruenewald MD
Yale Kamisar JD
William F. May PhD
Thomas P. Miller JD
Timothy E. Quill MD


From Laboratory to Bedside:
Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues
in Translational Research
From Laboratory to Bedside:

Mark Bernstein MD
Benj. Djulbegovic MD PhD
Scott D. Halpern MD PhD
Gail E. Henderson PhD
Charles W. Lidz PhD
Franklin G. Miller PhD
Nathan Nobis PhD
Dario Ringach PhD


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