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Benjamin Rabinowitz Symposium in Medical Ethics
WhenFriday, Oct 11, 2019, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Campus locationStudent Union Building (HUB)
Campus roomHUB 250
Event typesConferences
Event sponsorsGenerous sponsors of the Symposium include the Benjamin Rabinowitz Endowment in Medical Ethics, the Program on Ethics, and the Department of Philosophy, all at the University of Washington.

Location: HUB Room 250

Registration is free but required to ensure we have enough space (and coffee!), so please register here: Symposium Registration

Benjamin Rabinowitz Symposium in Medical Ethics
Race, Health and Justice

Keynote speakers:

Dorothy Roberts
George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology
and the Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights
University of Pennsylvania…

Chandra Ford
Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences
Director, Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health…

Race, Health & Justice - Benjamin Rabinowitz Symposium in Medical Ethics [Preliminary Program]

Friday, Oct 11, 2019: HUB 250, University of Washington, Seattle Campus

Sponsors: The Benjamin Rabinowitz Endowment in Medical Ethics; the Department of Philosophy; the Program on Ethics; and the School of Public Health.

8.30am Registration and coffee
9.00-9.10am Welcome
9.15-10.45am Keynote speaker: Chandra Ford, UCLA, Title TBA

10.45-11.00am Coffee break

11.00-12.30pm Panel 1: Migrant and Latinx Health Inequities
India Ornelas, Public Health Understanding the Role of Migration in Shaping the Health of Latinos
Jane Lee, Social Work Intersectional Stigma as Barriers to Health among Latinx Immigrants: Implications of Immigrant Status for HIV/AIDS Prevention
Julio Covarrubias, Philosophy “Si No Te Quieres Fregar…” or: How the Everyday Violence of Racial Capitalism Conspires to Break the Latinx Worker Body

12.30-1.45pm Lunch (own arrangements)

1.45-3.15pm Panel 2: Racial, Gender and Class Inequities
Karin Martin, Public Policy The Consequences of Criminal Justice Debt for Health and Beyond
Erika Blacksher, Bioethics and Humanities White Deaths of Despair: The Potential Roles of Whiteness and Racism
Bettina Judd, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies “Questions that Lean Toward the Body, Trip": Black Women’s Healthcare and the Ghosts in the Clinic

3.15-3.30 pm Coffee break

3.30-5.00pm Keynote Speaker & Philosophy Colloquium: Dorothy Roberts, University of Pennsylvania Mistreating Health Inequities in the Genomic Age
5.00-6.00pm Reception

Organizers: Carina Fourie (Program on Ethics, Philosophy) and Anjum Hajat (Epidemiology, School of Public Health), in conjunction with THINK (The Health and Inequality Network).

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