The Trent Humanities in Medicine Lecture Series draws a broad audience of students, faculty and staff to hear national and local scholars from disciplines such as history, literature, psychology, philosophy and religion address issues relevant to the practice of medicine.
Lecture topics have included ethical issues in international women's health, unconscious dishonesty, narrative medicine, and history of medicine.
The Humanities in Medicine Lecture Series is held in Lecture Hall 2002, Duke Hospital. A light lunch is served. All Duke students, faculty and staff, as well as interested members of the community, are invited to attend.
Recent lectures include:
Brian Volck, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Jane Thrailkill, PhD
The Search for Beauty at the End of Life
Haider Warraich, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Philip Rosoff, MD, MA