Interdisciplinary Clinical Ethics Noon Conferences
Held on the first Wednesday of each month at 12 noon.
Wed, Dec 4, 2013, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, in K-207 (2-6408)
Fear and Trembling: A Case of Existential Suffering and a Request to Withdraw Life Sustaining Therapy
presented by Bernard Sussman, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Palliative Care and Medical Humanities and Bioethics
Interactive discussion will be used to explore the nature of existential suffering. Questions about existential suffering as a reason to endorse patient requests for assistance in dying will be analyzed. Ethical concerns about using persuasion to change patients' plans to end life sustaining treatment will be discussed.
Interprofessional Workshop Series in Medical Humanities
Tues, Dec 10 , 2013, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Miner Library Medical History Reading Room
Dead Bodies in the Library: The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful in the History of Anatomy
presented by Stephanie Brown Clark, MD, PhD, Director, Division of Medical Humanities & Bioethics, Associate Professor of Medical Humanities & Bioethics, and Christopher Hoolihan, MLS, Rare Books and Manuscripts Librarian, Edward G. Miner Library
In this interactive workshop, participants will learn about the development of anatomy in Western medicine beginning with Hippocrates' dissections and ending with the innovative digitalVisible Human Project in mid-1990s. To register for this workshop, please contact Grace Fuller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Medical Humanities Noon Conferences
Held on the second Friday of each month at 12 noon.
Fri, Dec 13 , 2013, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, in K-307 (3-6408)
Medical Students in Nicaragua - Integrating into another healthcare culture
presented by Daniel Yawman, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
An overview of the Nicaraguan Health System and the experiences of U of R medical students/residents who have visited there.
For additional events information, please see the Division of Medical Humanities and Bioethics and Palliative Care Program Monthly Newsletter.