Gheens Foundation Visiting Scholars week March 21-25, 2011
Visiting Gheens Scholars Stephen Wear, Ph.D. and Laurence B. McCullough, Ph.D. will bring their medical ethics expertise to the University of Louisville for a special Gheens Scholars Week during March 21-25, 2011. During their visit, they will present multiple lectures and seminars, and teach inpatient ethics rounds to the Departments of Family and Geriatric Medicine, Surgery, and Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health.
Stephen Wear, Ph.D. is the Co-Director, Center for Clinical Ethics and Humanities in Health Care, SUNY - Buffalo, and Associate Professor of Medicine, and Head of the Ethics Consultation Team at the VA Medical Center in Buffalo. He is the author of numerous articles, books, and book chapters in ethics in critical care, end-of-life care, long-term care, OB/GYN, and clinical ethics.
Laurence B. McCullough, Ph.D., is the associate director for Education and the Dalton Tomlin Chair in Medical Ethics and Health Policy in the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, where is he also professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics. He has published over 300 papers in the peer-reviewed medical and bioethics literature, 50 original chapters in scholarly books and over 100 chapters in medical textbooks. His areas of expertise include ethics in surgery, ethics in OB/GYN, pediatric ethics, end-of-life care, medical history, and clinical ethics.
- March 21st “Ethical Challenges of Healthcare Reform for Physicians and Healthcare Organizations” A Philosophical Debate - Bioethics Grand Rounds
- March 22nd “Producing, Evaluating and Implementing Advance Directives”
- March 23rd “Making and Implementing Clinical Judgments of Futility”
Upcoming Spring 2011 James L. Stambaugh, Jr., M.D. Lectures
Humanities in Medicine Sponsored by The Division of Medical Humanism and Ethics, UofL Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine