Upcoming Humanities in Medicine Lecture

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

Philip M. Rosoff, MD, MA

Director, Clinical Ethics Program
Duke University Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology-Oncology)
Professor of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
12:00-1:00 pm
Duke Hospital Lecture Hall 2002


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

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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


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

Marion E. Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN
Click here for video presentation.


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
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