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Thursday, October 10 • 7:30pm - 8:45pm
What Would YOU Do? Confronting Ethical Dilemmas

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In Who Says You’re Dead?: Medical & Ethical Dilemmas for the Curious & Concerned, Jacob M. Appel, MD explores a variety of hypothetical (and also real-world) complex issues surrounding genetic screening, sexuality, privacy, and doctor-patient confidentiality that both mental health experts and the average curious ethicist will find fascinating, stimulating, and  sometimes even baffling! Jon LaPook for CBS News says, “[This book] is, “important and provocative. Physician, lawyer, and bioethicist: what a perfect trifecta for the author of a book on ethical issues in medicine. I read it from start to finish in one sitting.”

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Jacob M. Appel

Jacob M. Appel is the author of three literary novels, nine short story collections, an essay collection, a cozy mystery, a thriller and a volume of poetry.  His first novel, The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up, won the 2012 Dundee International Book Award and was published by Cargo... Read More →