Is Biology Destiny? The Ethics of Personal Identity Alteration

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Is Biology Destiny? The Ethics of Personal Identity Alteration

June 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities and the Department of Neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin are sponsoring a day-long conference exploring the ethics of personal identity alteration.  The conference will address the clinical, ethical and legal issues related to the alteration of personal identity arising from the use of neurotechnologies.  The program features 2 keynote presentations as well as presentations by faculty from the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Target Audience

physician assistants
nurse practitioners
allied health professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Define the concept of personal identity with regard to brain interventions such as neurostimulation therapy.
  • Identify the ethical and clinical implications arising from the therapeutic use of neurostimulation technologies.
  • Determine the ethical boundaries of personal identity alteration in the clinical and social context.
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Diane Kramer
Phone Number:
+1 (414) 955-8498


June 15, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226 United States
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