Panel on COVID-19
Panel: Philosophy of Medicine on COVID-19
May 13, 2021
09:30-11:00 (Pittsburgh: GMT/UTC-4)
14:30-16:00 (London: GMT/UTC+1)
Trisha Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford
Ross Upshur, Professor, Clinical Public Health, University of Toronto
Alex Broadbent, Director, Institute for the Future of Knowledge, University of Johannesburg
Maya Goldenberg, Associate Professor, Philosophy, University of Guelph
Sang-Wook Yi, Director, HY Center for the Ethics, Law, and Policy of Science and Technology, Hanyang University
Moderated by Jonathan Fuller, Assistant Professor, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh
This panel will explore philosophical questions at the intersection of philosophy of medicine and public health, including: science and fast science in the pandemic, evaluating evidence for COVID-19 public health interventions, ethics and public health decision-making, and public health expertise and public trust during the pandemic.
Organized by the Editorial Team of Philosophy of Medicine
in partnership with the BMJ Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, Global Epidemiology, the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, and the Institute for the Future of Knowledge at the University of Johannesburg.