Trent Center Special Event

Bending the Cost Curve at CMS

Shantanu Agrawal, MD

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
US Department of Health & Human Services


Wednesday, April 29, 2015
4:00-5:00 pm

Duke Hospital
Lecture Hall 2001

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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 & History of Medicine at Duke are also exploring the potential for an ongoing collaboration. Program…

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
Click here for video presentation.