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Foundational Bio-ethical Principles and Applications (2016 CMA Medical and Resident Student Boot Camp talk 2)

 

This talk was given at the 4th Annual Catholic Medical Association Medical Student and Resident Boot Camp held at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood PA on June 23, 2016. In this talk I explain the Principle of Double effect and touch on some of the other fundamental principles in a Catholic approach to health care. I also take two examples which the Magisterium has pronounced on explain them. The examples are Artificial Nutrition and Hydration and Uterine Isolation.

Metaphysics of the Person and Medical Ethics (2018 CMA boot camp talk 1)


This talk was given at the 6th Annual Catholic Medical Association Medical Student and Resident Boot Camp at the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, Illinois on June 21, 2018. I begin with a brief discussion of the role of the Magisterium for Medical Students and Physicians, and then I read a paper of mine that appears in the Fall 2018 issue of The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly on the soul and neuroscience and there is a q&a session about its topic. The published version of the paper is titled: Discussion the Spiritual Soul in the Classroom.

The Body Soul Union in Human Persons (2018 CMA boot camp talk 2)


This talk was given at the 6th Annual Catholic Medical Association Medical Student and Resident Boot Camp at the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, Illinois on June 21, 2018. In this lecture I explore the mystery of the the union of body and soul in human persons.

Dignity of Persons Part 2 2018

In this lecture I discuss various sources of the dignity of persons. The text for this lecture is:

Josef Seifert, “The Right to Life and the Fourfold Root of Human Dignity,” in The Nature and Dignity of the Human Person as the Foundation of the Right to Life, ed. Juan de Dios Vial Correa and Elio Sgreccia (Vatican City: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2002),122-140. This text can be found here:

http://www.academiavita.org/_pdf/assemblies/08/the_nature_and_dignity_of_the_human_person.pdf

Dignity of Persons Part 1 2018

In this lecture I discuss various sources of the dignity of persons; the text for this lecture is

Josef Seifert, “The Right to Life and the Fourfold Root of Human Dignity,” in The Nature and Dignity of the Human Person as the Foundation of the Right to Life, ed. Juan de Dios Vial Correa and Elio Sgreccia (Vatican City: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2002), 122-140. This text is available here:

http://www.academiavita.org/_pdf/assemblies/08/the_nature_and_dignity_of_the_human_person.pdf