Upcoming Humanities in Medicine Lectures


Ethics to Policy: Conflicts of Interest
between IRB Members and Industry

Eric G. Campbell, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Director of Research
Mongan Institute for Health Policy
Massachusetts General Hospital

Harvard Medical School




Tuesday, Sept 16, 2014
12:00-1:00 pm
Duke Hospital Rm 2002


Wind in the Willows: Hearing
the Voices of Children in Research

Marion E. Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean of the School of Nursing and Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs, Duke University

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for Nursing, Duke University Health System



Tuesday, Sept 23, 2014
12:00-1:00 pm
Trent Semans Center, Great Hall



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

Call for Abstracts

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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.

Recent Humanities in Medicine Lectures


Getting Beyond the Birth Wars:
In Search of a Good Birth


Ann Drapkin Lyerly, MD, MA
Click here for video presentation.



Palliative Medicine:
Both Aid and Threat to Dying Well

Farr Curlin, MD
Click here for video presentation