Humanities in Medicine Lecture

Lost Autisms: Rethinking the Origins of a Contested Diagnosis

Jeffrey P. Baker, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Director, History of Medicine Program
Duke University School of Medicine


Tuesday, March 3, 2015
12:00-1:00 pm

Duke Hospital
Lecture Hall 2002

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2015 Nancy Weaver Emerson Lecture

ROMP Ethics: Public Attitudes about Research on Medical Practices

Benjamin S. Wilfond, MD
Division of Bioethics
Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington
School of Medicine

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2015 6:00pm
Nasher Museum of Art
Duke University

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    Spiritual Dimensions of Illness and Healing
    March 6-8, 2015
    Hyatt Regency Cambridge, MA   

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2015 Duke Oxford Workshop

June 11-12, 2015
Oxford, England

This workshop, the first of an inaugural pair, aims to showcase philosophy faculty at Duke and Oxford whose research includes a concentration in bioethics. On June 11-12, four professors from Duke will present papers in Oxford on a wide range of topics.  In February 2016, four researchers from Oxford will present papers at Duke. Through these two workshops, the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics in Oxford and the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities, and the History of Medicine at Duke are also exploring the potential for an ongoing collaboration. More…

Medical Student Interest Groupss

Over a quarter of Duke’s first-year medical class participates regularly in the Bioethics and History of Medicine Interest Groups. Students meet monthly to discuss ethical or historical topics that often bear on medicine today. More information: trent-center@duke.edu.


Theology, Medicine and Culture Seminars

The goal of the Theology, Medicine and Culture (TMC) seminar series is to promote conversation and collaboration across disciplines exploring the intersections of Theology, Medicine, and Culture.

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Recent Humanities in Medicine Lectures


Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word:
Death Panels, Policy and Ethics

Philip D. Rosoff, MD, MA
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Wind in the Willows:
Hearing the Voices of Children in Research


Marion E. Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN
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