Humanities in Medicine Lecture


If I Have an Interest, Why Is It a Conflict?

Ross McKinney, Jr., MD

Director, Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine
Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Duke University School of Medicine

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
12:00-1:00 pm

Duke Hospital
Lecture Hall 2002


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            Approaching the Sacred:
    Science, Health and Practices of Care


    March 4-6, 2016
    JW Marriott Houston, TX


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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.


Theology, Medicine and Culture

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

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