Upcoming Humanities in Medicine Lecture

Drug Studies:
the Good, the Bad and the Biased

Lisa A. Bero, PhD
Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy
Professor, Institute of Health Policy Studies
University of California, San Francisco


Tuesday, April 22, 2014
12:00-1:00 pm
Duke Hospital Rm 2002

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.

History of Medicine Interest Group

Over a quarter of Duke’s first-year medical class participates regularly in the History of Medicine Interest Group. Students meet monthly to discuss historical topics that often bear on medicine today, ranging from vaccine controversies to the pharmaceutical industry and evidence-based medicine. More information: trent-center@duke.edu.

Past Events


Ethical Frontiers in Genomics & Learning Health Systems

The Trent Center served as one of the remote sites for this day-long symposium presented by the Center for Practical Bioethics in Kansas City, Kansas.

More information





Click here to visit the Finding Consciousness workshop website.  

Watch the workshop summary video.