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
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics


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

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Friday, October 31, 2014
2:00-5:00 pm
Perkins Library, Room 217      


Symposium co-sponsored by the Language Arts and Media Program and the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine

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Trent Center Colloquium Seriess

Working in God's Hotel or Serving Slow Food? Victoria Sweet, Hildegard of Bingen,
and the Physician as Gardener

Abraham Nussbaum, MD, MA
Friday, November 7, 2014
12:00-1:00 pm
Trent Semans Center, Rm 4030

Lunch provided. Space limited.
RSVP: trent-center@duke.edu


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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.


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.

Upcoming TMC seminars

Recent Humanities in Medicine Lectures


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

Marion E. Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN
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Palliative Medicine:
Both Aid and Threat to Dying Well

Farr Curlin, MD
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