Upcoming Events

Interdisciplinary Clinical Ethics Noon Conferences

"What is a diagnosis worth?" Weighing the role (and the costs) of diagnostic testing in pediatric neurology care
Presented by Jennifer M. Kwon, MD, Associate Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics
UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
Wed, October 1, 2014, 12:00-1:00, Room K-207 (2-6408)

Medical Humanities Noon Conferences

Held on the second Friday of each month at 12 noon. The next noon conference will be held on Friday, November 14, 2014.

For additional events information, please see the Palliative Care Program and Division of Medical Humanities and Bioethics Monthly Newsletter.

Other

Annual Human Values in Health Care Lecture
Wed, Oct 22, 3:30 – 5:00, in Goergen 101, on the River Campus

Narrative Disaster Zones: Story Pearls and Pitfalls in the Emergency Department
Presenter: Jay Baruch, MD, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Jay Baruch, MD is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University, where he serves as the director of the Program in Clinical Arts and Humanities, co-director of the medical humanities and bioethics scholarly concentration, and director of the ethics curriculum.

Dr. Baruch’s short fiction and essays have appeared in numerous print and online medical and literary journals. His academic work centers on the importance of creative thinking and creative writing skills in clinical medicine.

Sponsored by the Division of Medical Humanities and Bioethics in the

School of Medicine and Dentistry, and the University Committee for

Interdisciplinary Studies Human Values in Health Care Cluster.

For further information, contact Mary Fisher, 275-6435; mary_fisher@urmc.rochester.edu.

Medical Humanities and Bioethics Noon Conferences

"What is a diagnosis worth?" Weighing the role (and the costs) of diagnostic testing in pediatric neurology care

Presented by Jennifer M. Kwon, MD, Associate Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry

Wednesday, October 1, 2014,
12-1 pm

Room K-207 (2-6408)