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Medical Humanities Noon Conferences

Medical Humanities Noon Conferences are usually held on the second Friday of each month.  Below is a list of videotaped presentations.

"It Takes a Village: A Multidisciplinary Trauma-Informed Care Curriculum for Medical Students"
Presented by Michelle Shankar, Medical Student, SMD
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Narratives of Pain: Exploring the Medical and Personal Implications of Kerala’s Palliative Care"
Presented by ​Ramya Sampath, Medical Student, SMD
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Intersections of Art Analysis and Medical Diagnosis"
Presented by Siobhan Conaty, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art History, LaSalle University
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Dissecting Anatomy Lab: Anatomical Gift Giving in Medical Education" - Sept 2018
Presented by Kathryn Crofton, Medical Student, School of Medicine & Dentistry
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"Underground Medicine: North Vietnam's Wartime Medicine 1946-1975" - May 2018
Presented by William Archibald, Y4 Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
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"Socioeconomic Mobility & Healthcare: A Discussion of Current Trends and Healthcare Interventions to Increase Mobility" - March 2018
Presented by Howard Lanney, Y4 Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
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"Homeless Voices: Stories from the Streets of New York City" - Feb 2018
Presented by Bethanne Bartscherer, Y2 Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
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"Models for Change: How the World does Health Care" - Jan 2018
Presented by Richard Dees, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Philosophy and Medical Humanities & Bioethics
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"Social Justice and Health Care: Some Philosophical Considerations" - Nov 2017
Presented by William FitzPatrick, Ph.D., Gideon Webster Burbank Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy, Department of Philosophy
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"Health Policy During the Trump Administration" - Oct 2017
Presented by Theodore M. Brown, Ph.D., Professor of History and Phelps Professor of Public Health & Policy
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"Overview of Health Insurance and Reform Efforts" - Sept 2017
Presented by Samuel Ogie, MBA, Director, Health Sciences Programs, Simon School of Business, UR
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"Constructing a Curriculum: The Architectural History of the American Medical School" - May 2017
presented by Nicholas Hogan, Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
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"Of the Student, By the Student, For the Student:  A Palliative Care Curriculum Based in Experiential Learning and Self-Reflection" - April 2017
presented by Stephen Miranda, Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
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"Exposing the Cadaver:  Dissection Photography, Abjection, and the Identity of the American Medical Student 1876 - 1926" - March 2017
presented by Brandon Zimmerman, Graduate Student, Photographic Preservation and Collections Management, University of Rochester and George Eastman Museum
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"Anatomy Remodeled:  Historical Anatomical Models Enlivening Modern Dissection" - Feb 2017
presented by Deborah Yu, Medical Student, URSMD
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"Creating a Community Based Advocacy Course" - Dec 2016
presented by Howard Lanney, Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
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"Dead Bodies in Medical Education: A history of the science and art of anatomy from Hippocrates to the Visible Human Project" - Nov 2016
presented by Stephanie Brown Clark, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medical Humanities & Bioethics; Director, Division of Medical Humanities & Bioethics
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"Got Mortality?  Courageous Conversations in a Death-Denying Culture" - Oct 2016
presented by Michael Brennan, FNP, St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center
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