James L. Stambaugh, Jr., Lecture Series

James L. Stambaugh, Jr., Lecture Series

All James L. Stambaugh, Jr. Lectures can be viewed for free at iTunes University


"Shared Decision making - Not your ordinary Quality Improvement Initiative"
Richard Wexler, MD
Chief Clinical Integration Officer for Healthwise
Friday, April 17, 2015


'Can Healthcare Provider Fine Arts Training Improve Patient Outcomes?
Jel T. Katz, MD
Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Tuesday, September 10, 2013


'Comics and Medicine: You Must be Joking!"
Michael Green, MD, MS
Professor, Humanities and Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine
Friday, April 12, 2013

'Specialization or Fragmentation"
Wendell E. Berry
Kentucky Poet, Novelist, Essayist and Activist
Tuesday, August 21, 2012

'Emotions in the Context of Medical Education: Counteracting Professional Alexithymia*"
Johann Shapiro, Ph.D., Director Program in Medical Humanities & Arts
Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine,
University of California, Irvine
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

*the inability to express feelings with words


'I'm Gonna Slap Those Doctors:' Passion, Poetry, and Medicine
Jack Coulehan, MD, MPH
Professor Emeritus, Department of Preventive Medicine, Senior Fellow,
Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics,
SUNY - Stony Brook
Monday, April 18, 2011

End of Life: A Medical Humanities Perspective
Lois Nixon, Ph.D., MAT, MLitt, MPH
Professor, Internal Medicine Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities
University of South Florida
Monday, November 22, 2010

When Doctors Become Patients
Robert Klitzman, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology
Columbia University
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

The Athlete, The Doctor, & The Patient | Nonsense & the Playground of Disciplinary Practice
Richard Raspa, Ph.D.
Professor of English, Graduate Chairperson of Interdisciplinary Studies
Wayne State University
Friday, October 2nd, 2009

World Trade Center First Responders | Narratives from 9/11
Kathleen E. Powderly, CNM, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Humanities in Medicine
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

How Health Literacy Predicts Health Outcomes
Elisa J. Gordon, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Alden March Bioethics Institute
Albany Medical College
Monday, September 29, 2008

Bioethics: The Genesis and Foundations Critically Reexamined
H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., Ph.D., M.D.
Professor of Philosophy
Rice University
Monday, January 28, 2008

Ethics of Clinical Research
Ruth R. Faden, MPH, PhD
Philip Franklin Wagley Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Executive Director
The Berman Institute of Bioethics
Johns Hopkins University
Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Life Sciences for Global Health Equity
Peter A. Singer, MD, MPH, FRCPC
Senior Scientist and Co-Director, Program on Life Sciences, Ethics and Policy at the McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health, University Health Network
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Distinguished Investigator, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
April 24, 2007

Who Listens for the Self-Telling Body?
Rita Charon, MD, PhD
Director, Narrative Medicine Program
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Tsunami Aid: Ethics and Lessons During America's First Combined Military-Civilian Humanitarian Mission
Matt Wynia, MD
Director, Institute for Ethics
American Medical Association
Thursday, March 23, 2006

Moral Integrity of Physicians in Times of War
Steven Miles, MD
Professor of Medicine, and the Center for Bioethics
University of Minnesota Medical School
February 15, 2005

Doctors Without Borders: A Look at the Import and Dilemmas of Medical Humanitarian Action
Renee C. Fox, PhD
Annenberg Professor Emerita of the Social Sciences
University of Pennsylvania
February 5, 2004

Psychosocial Aspects of the AIDS Crisis in Southern Africa
Alan Haworth, MD
Professor and Head
Department of Psychiatry
School of Medicine
University of Zambia
President, Zambia Medical Association
February 27, 2003