Medicine & Ethics Lecture Series



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The Medicine & Ethics Forum

The Medicine & Ethics Forum is a work group of medical students, who independently organize lecture series on medical topics. The events are as interesting for a medical audience as for lay persons and offer glances at current and controversial medical-ethical topics.

When? Mondays, 7:30pm
Where? Hörsaal 1, University Hospital Aachen, Pauwelsstraße 30
Language Unless otherwise noted, the lectures are held in German.
Costs and Registration The event is free of charge. No registration required.

Monday, November 26, 2018, 7:30pm

Anatomical Reconstruction After Female Genital Mutilation

PD Dr. med. Dan mon O´Dey, Center for Reconstructive Surgery of Female Sexual Characteristics, Luisenhospital Aachen


Monday, December 3, 2018, 7:30pm

"You know what's really unfair? I've never even had a pimple!" - Work in a Children's Hospice

Roland Penz, Deputy Director of the Balthasar Kinder- und Jugendhospiz, Olpe


Monday, December 17, 2018, 7:30pm

Anorexia and Its Effects – When is compulsory treatment ethically justifiable?

Prof. Dr. med. Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann, Director of the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics, and Psychotherapy at Uniklinik RWTH Aachen


Monday, January 14, 2019, 7:30pm

Making End-of-Life Ethical Decisions on the Palliative Ward

Prof. Dr. med. Roman Rolke, Director of the Department of Palliative Medicine, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen