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Is Biology Destiny? The Ethics of Personal Identity Alteration
June 15 @ 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.
allied health professionals
- 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.