Gheens Foundation Visiting Scholar in Humanism in Medicine Lecture Series

Gheens Foundation Visiting Scholar in Humanism in Medicine Lecture Series



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"The Science of Medical Care and The Art of Medical Caring: Oil and Water?"
C. Ronald Koons, MC
Clinical Professor of Medicine (Ethics)
University of California, Irvine
Thursday, October 17, 2013

"Attachment, Compassion and Connection: Their Role in Medical Care"
David Waters, Ph.D
Director of Curriculum & Outpatient Therapy, League of Therapists, Charlottesville, VA
Professor Emeritus of Fmaily Medicine, University of VA
Friday, September, 13, 2013


"Saving Sofie: Who will Heal the World for our Grandchildren?"
Robin Youngson, MD
New Zealand
Thursday, May 16, 2013


"Family Caregiving: A Challenge for Caregiver, Care Recipient, and Physician"
Professor, McGill University & St. Mary's Hospital, Department of Family Medicine
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Thursday, April 25, 2013


"Bioethics and Clinical Practice in a Diverse Society: Appreciating & Responding to Differences"
Joseph Carrese, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine,
Johns Hopkins University
Thursday, March 28, 2013


"Medical Student Depression and Stigma"
Thomas L. Schwenk, MD
University of Nevada
Thursday, October 11, 2012


"Lessons from the Streets: Mortality & Morbidity Among Boston's Rough Sleepers"
James O'Connell, MD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
Thursday, September 20, 2012


"Cultivating Compassion for the Well Being of Physicians and their Patients"
John A. Patterson, MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Thursday, April 5, 2012

"The Importance of the Family History"
Michael A. LaCombe, MD, FACC, MACP
Professor of Medicine & Medical Humanities
University of New England
Thursday, March 15, 2012

"Slave Medicine and the Banality of Evil"
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., F.A.C.R., Dean, School of Medicine
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY
Thursday, February 2, 2012

"When Law & Ethics Collide: Disclosure of HIV Status"

Lisa Lehman, M.D. & Katie Watson, J.D.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

"Gallows Humor: Medical Ethics, Medical Humanities, and the Dark Side of Laughter"

Katie Watson, J.D., Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities & Bioethics, Northwestern University

Feinberg School of Medicine

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

"Disclosure of Medical Errors"

Lisa Lehmann, M.D., M.Sc., Director, Center for Bioethics at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Monday, November, 7, 2011

Making and Implementing Clinical Judgements of Futility

Laurence McCullough, Ph.D.
Dalton Tomlin Chair, Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine, TX
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Producing, Evaluating, and Implementing Advance Directives

Stephen E. Wear, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Center for Clinical Ethics and Humanities in Health Care
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine | SUNY Buffalo, NY
Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Ethical Challenges of Health Care Reform for Physicians and Healthcare Organizations | A Philosophical Debate
Gheens Foundations' Scholars Week - March 21, 2011

Laurence McCullough, Ph.D. Stephen Wear, Ph.D.
Dalton Tomlin Chair Co-Director, Center for Clinical Ethics &
Medical Ethics & Health Policy Humanities in Health Care
Center for Medical Ethics & Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine
Health Policy SUNY Buffalo, NY
Baylor College of Medicine, TX

Breaking Evolutions's Chains: The Advantages of Genetically Modifying Human Beings

Allen E. Buchanan, Ph.D.
James B. Duke Professor
Department of Philosophy
Duke University
Monday, February 14, 2011

Equity or Perverse Incentives? Paying for Consumer Participation in Mental Health Programs and Policy-Making
Deborah A. Potter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Department of Sociology
University of Louisville
Monday, December 6, 2010

Returning Science Policy to "It's Rightful Place" | The Ethics of Obama's Pragmatism
Eric M. Meslin, Ph.D.
Founding Director, Center for Bioethics
Associate Dean for Bioethics and Professor of Medicine, Medical, and Molecular Genetics
Public Health and Philosophy
Indiana University
Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Pharma, Conflict of Interest, and Public Trust in Medicine
Howard Brody, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Institude for the Medical Humanities
University of Texas Medical Branch
Professor of Family Medicine
John P. McGovern Centennial Chair
May 10th, 2010

Medical Mistakes: How to Approach and Gain from Errors, Your Own and Those Around You
Jeffrey Borkan, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Family Medicine
Brown University
April 23rd, 2010

Why Good Things Happen to Good People | The Biology and Ethics of Altrusim
Stephen G. Post, Ph.D
Professor of Bioethics, Philosophy, & Religion
Stony Brook University
January 27th, 2010

Health Extensions in New Mexico: An Academic Health Center Addresses the Social Determinants of Disease
Arthur Kaufman, M.D.
Vice President for Community Health | Distinguished Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
University of New Mexico
December 18th, 2009

Ethics of Innovation: Surgery and Implantable Devices

George Agich, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy
Bowling Green State University
December 1, 2009

Allocating Scarce Resources During a Pandemic
Susan Dorr Goold, MD, MHSA, MA
Professor of Internal Medicine,
Director, Bioethics Program Bowling Green State University
University of Michigan
September 25, 2009

All in the Family: Clinical Ethics & the Family Physician

Marc Tunzi, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Family & Community Medicine
Associate Director Family Medicine Residency Program
University of California, San Francisco
Natividad Medical Center
April 24th, 2009

Ethicial Issues in Pay for Performance

David J. Satin, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota
March 9th, 2009

Health Reform in America: Lessons Learned from the Oregon Health Plan
John Saultz, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine
Oregon Health and Science University
February 13th, 2009

Disaster Ethics: The Road to Hell...
G. Luke Larkin, MD, MSPH, MS, MA
Professor of Surgery
Associate Chief Emergency Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
December 15th, 2008

Unethical Research in Women's Health: Lessons Learned from the Wiley Protocol
M. Sara Rosenthal, PhD
Director, Program for Bioethics
University of Kentucky
November 3rd, 2008

The Professionalization of Clinical Ethics Consultation
Kenneth Kipnis, PhD
Professor, Department of Philosophy
University of Hawaii
October 14, 2008

Legal and Ethical Issues in Mental Health Law and Policy
Winsor Schmidt, JD, LLM
Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Administration
Washington State University
July 28, 2008

Health Care Proxies and Living Wills: Clinician involvement in executing and evaluating advance directives
Stephen E. Wear, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Center for Clinical Ethics and Humanities in Health Care, SUNY - Buffalo
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, SUNY - Buffalo
April 15, 2008

Religion, Medicine, and the Strange Role of the Embryo
Suzanne Holland, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Dept. Religious Studies
Associate Professor of Ethics
University of Puget Sound
March 31, 2008

The Power of a Thought Experiment: Race, Sex & Infectious Disease
Margaret P. Battin, M.F.A., Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Philosophy
Division of Medical Ethics
University of Utah
Monday, February 11, 2008

Stories of Value
Felicia Cohn, PhD
Director, Medical Ethics
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Current Teachings of Ethics
Michael D. Fetters, MD, MPH, MA
Associate Professor, Family Medicine
University of Michigan School of Medicine
Tuesday, November 6, 2007

New Directions in Hospice and Palliative Care

William Reichel, MD
Affiliated Scholar, Center for Clinical Bioethics
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Monday, September 10, 2007

Assessing Capacity
Jeffrey Spike, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences
Florida State University
Monday, May 21, 2007

Is Selection of Children Wrong?
Dan Brock, PhD
Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Medical Ethics, Department of Social Medicine
Director, Division of Medical Ethics, Harvard Medical School
Director, Program in Ethics and Health
Harvard University
Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Ethical Issues in Organ Donation
David Magnus, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Philosophy
Director, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics
Director, Scholarly Concentration in Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities, School of Medicine
Stanford University
Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Unmasking Medical Mistakes
Jay Jacobson, MD
Chief, Division of Medical Ethics
Professor of Internal Medicine
Departments of Internal Medicine,
LDS Hospital & University of Utah School of Medicine
Monday, December 11, 2006

Physicians' Legal Defensiveness in End-of-Life Treatment Decisions: Comparing Attitudes and Knowledge in States with Different Laws
S. Van McCrary, PhD, JD, MPH
Associate Professor in the Division of Medicine in Society, Department of Preventive Medicine
State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine
Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Dying at the Right Time: Future Patients' Perspectives
John Hardwig, PhD
Professor and Department Head, Department of Philosophy
University of Tennessee
Monday, May 22, 2006

Who's Conflict? Who's Interest? Who's On First?: Medicine and Conflicts of Interest
Edward Goldman, JD
Associate VP and Deputy General Counsel, Health System Legal Office
University of Michigan
Monday, April 17, 2006

The Caring Physician: How Care Relates to Medicine
Warren Reich, STD
Distinguished Research Professor of Religion and Ethics
Professor Emeritus of Bioethics
Georgetown University
Tuesday, March 14, 2006

University of Louisville Fellows in Bioethics

Ethical Considerations in Recording Sexuality in Medical Charts
Barry DeCoster, PhD
Crown Life Bioethics Fellow, Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy and Law

A Challenge to Art Caplan on Stem Cell Research, and How He Should Answer It
Stephen Hanson, PhD
Gheens Fellow in Bioethics and Philosophy
Respondent: Paul Simmons, PhD
Clinical Professor, Family and Geriatric Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Philosophy
Monday, February 27, 2006

The Ethics and Politics of Stem Cell Research in the US
Arthur Caplan, PhD
Emanuel and Robert Hart Professor, Bioethics
Chair, Department of Medical Ethics
Director, Center for Bioethics
University of Pennsylvania
Monday, January 23, 2006

End-of-Life Decision Making and Incompetent Patients: Lessons from Schiavo
Jessica Berg, JD
Professor, Law and Biomedical Ethics
Case Western Reserve University
Monday, December 5, 2005

Approving Medical Research on Humans: Can Good Judgment Be Taught and Evaluated?
Alison Wichman, MD
Deputy Director, Office of Human Subjects Research
National Institutes of Health
Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Eliminating Ethnic Health Disparities: Evidence and Ethics
John R. Stone, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine
Scholar, National Center for Bioethics Research
Tuskeegee University
Monday, October 31, 2005

How Much Ethics Should Physicians Know…and How Should They Be Taught?
Edmund Pellegrino, MD, MACP
Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Center for Clinical Bioethics
Georgetown University
September 12, 2005

Spin Doctors: Medical Ethics, Education and the Pharmaceutical Industry

Janet Fleetwood, PhD
Chief, Medical Humanities Division
Drexel University College of Medicine
June 14, 2005

Human Experimentation in Twentieth Century America: Myths and Realities
Jonathon Erlen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh
May 23, 2005

Is There a Place for Race in Medicine?
Pilar N. Osario, JD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Law and Medical Ethics
University of Wisconsin
April 21, 2005

Bioethics’ Historical Errors Concerning Truth-Telling and Medical Paternalism: Implications for Professional Medical Ethics
Laurence B. McCullough,PhD
Professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Faculty Associate, Huffington Center on Aging
Baylor College of Medicine
February 7, 2005

Genetics, Smoking, and Treatment: From Cells to Society
Caryn Lerman, PhD
Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Director, Tobacco Use Research Center
University of Pennsylvania Health System
January 11, 2005

Moral Fairness in Health Care Coverage
Sharona Hoffman, JD, LLM
Associate Professor of Law
Case Western Reserve University
October 3, 2003

Parents, Children and Cloning
Tom Murray, PhD
The Hastings Center
April 4, 2003

Elder Abuse Issues

Lori Steigel, JD
Associate Staff Director, Commision on Legal Problems of the Elderly
American Bar Association
March 14, 2003

End-of-Life Issues
Estelle Rogers, JD
Executive Director
Death with Dignity National Center
February 13, 2003

Gene Patents: The Body as Property
Lori Andrews, JD
Distinguished Professor of Law
Director, The Institute of Science, Law and Technology
Chicago Kent College of Law
November 15, 2002

Bioethics and Bioterrorism
Eric Meslin, PhD
Director, Center for Bioethics
Professor, Medicine and Medical and Molecular Genetics
Indiana University School of Medicine
October 10, 2002

Emerging Litigation Issues in Clinical Research Trials
Haavi Morreim, PhD
Professor of Medical Ethics, Department of Human Values and Ethics
University of Tennessee at Memphis College of Medicine
September 30, 2002