Faculty Colloquia

Trent Center Colloquia, led by Duke faculty, offer opportunities to engage in lively discussion of topics of significance and common interest in medical and non-medical spheres. In an informal, interdisciplinary environment, faculty, students, residents and fellows share viewpoints and discover avenues for collegial, intellectual exchange. Speakers have been drawn from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Arts and Sciences, Divinity, the Sanford Institute, the Kenan Institute for Ethics, the Nicholas School, the Fuqua School of Business and the School of Law.
Past colloquia topics include:
Face to Face, Incorporating Collaborative Documentary Projects in Healthcare
John Moses, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Duke University Medical Center
Irony, Medicine and Faith: What Does Any of This Have to Do with Being a Physician?
Farr Curlin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Chicago School of Medicine
Beyond Humanity? The Ethics of Biomedical Enhancement
Allen Buchanan, PhD
James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy Studies
Duke University
The "Geek Syndrome": The Rise, Fall, and Return of an Autism Hypothesis
Jeffrey Baker, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and History
Director, Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine, Duke University