Race, Medicine and Public Policy

Panelists discussed the appropriate role of genetic and racial information in health care. They spoke about the use of population genetics… read more

Race, Medicine and Public Policy Panelists discussed the appropriate role of genetic and racial information in health care. They spoke about the use of population genetics to redefine outdated notions of race. They asserted that race is an effective diagnostic tool in some cases, particularly with certain genetic disorders that are prevalent in certain racial groups. They also addressed the dangers of using race as a medical tool and the ethical dilemmas involved. The panelists responded to audience members' questions. close

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Program ID:
184418-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 12, 2004 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 15, 2004 | 4:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Nov 12, 2004 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 13, 2004 | 12:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 15, 2004 | 11:17am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 15, 2004 | 1:13pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 15, 2004 | 4:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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