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Mar
8
Thu 12:00 PM

Her Body, Our Laws: On the Front Lines of the Abortion War from El Salvador to Oklahoma - Michelle Oberman

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When: Thursday, March 8, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st floor, Searle Seminar room, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Bryan Morrison   312.503.1927

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

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The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

Michelle Oberman, JD
Katharine and George Alexander Professor of Law
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, California

Her Body, Our Laws:
On the Front Lines of the Abortion War from El Salvador to Oklahoma

In 1998, El Salvador passed a law banning abortion under all circumstances. Since then, El Salvador has mounted an intensive effort to identify and prosecute those who violate the law. This talk will discuss the ban’s consequences, namely: (1) abortion remained commonplace and rates did not drop even though it was illegal; (2) doctors become involved in law enforcement; and (3) innocent women were accused and convicted of abortion-related crimes. In addition, this talk will explain why, in spite of the vast differences between El Salvador and the United States, there is good reason to expect that the United States would experience each of these consequences were it to outlaw abortion.

 

Mar
15
Thu 12:00 PM

Harry Potter's Garden: From Magic to Medicine - Richard J. Miller

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When: Thursday, March 15, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st floor, Searle Seminar room, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Bryan Morrison   312.503.1927

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

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The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

Richard J. Miller, PhD
Alfred Newton Richards Professor
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Harry Potter's Garden:From Magic to Medicine

Students at Hogwart's wizarding academy are carefully instructed in the use of magical plants. But do any of these have a place in the world of muggles?

Mar
22
Thu 12:00 PM

“Not Your Father’s Lobotomy”: Managing Memory in the New Era of Psychosurgery - Jenell Johnson

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When: Thursday, March 22, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st floor, Baldwin Auditorium, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Bryan Morrison   312.503.1927

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Co-Sponsor(s):
Feinberg School of Medicine Events

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** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS LECTURE WILL MEET IN THE BALDWIN AUDITORIUM, NOT OUR TYPICAL LOCATION **

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program
in Co-Sponsorship with IPHAM presents

Jenell Johnson, PhD

Mellon-Morgridge Professor of the Humanities and
Associate Professor of Communication Arts
University of Wisconsin-Madison

“Not Your Father’s Lobotomy”: Managing Memory in the
New Era of Psychosurgery


Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been called a “new frontier” in the treatment of otherwise treatment-resistant depression. While the phrase “new frontier” has a positive connotation, DBS advocates are confronted by a significant negative connotation: vivid public memories of lobotomy, one of the most reviled treatments in the history of medicine. This communication challenge confronts clinicians who wish to suggest DBS to their patients, researchers who wish to obtain funding, as well as researchers and clinicians limited by public policies, institutional rules, and ethical guidelines that regulate the use of psychosurgery. For DBS advocates, establishing the relationship between the past and the present is not just a matter of getting the facts right or telling the correct history. It also requires crafting persuasive arguments for the lineage of DBS that relate the new psychosurgery in some way to the old. This talk identifies and analyzes three dominant strategies that DBS advocates use to manage the memory of the lobotomy era, and suggests how an attention to how we frame the past might guide more robust ethical deliberation for the future.

 

Apr
12
Thu 12:00 PM

Cases That Stick: Substituted Judgment and Decision-Making - Debjani Mukherjee

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When: Thursday, April 12, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st floor, Searle Seminar room, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Bryan Morrison   312.503.1927

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

Debjani Mukherjee, PhD
Director, Donnelley Ethics Program
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Associate Professor
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Medical Education

Faculty, Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate Program
Member, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Cases That Stick: Substituted Judgment and Decision-Making

As a clinical ethics consultant, some cases “stick” or stay with us because of values in tension, unanswerable questions, or strong emotions. In this talk, I will explore the concept of substituted judgment or the standard that surrogate decision-makers are instructed to make decisions as she/he believes the patient would if they could. I will draw on case examples, and literature from disability studies, psychology and clinical ethics to delve into this concept.

Apr
19
Thu 12:00 PM

"Grace": How Film Impacts Healthcare--A Case Study - Kelly Michelson

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When: Thursday, April 19, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st floor, Searle Seminar room, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Bryan Morrison   312.503.1927

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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The Masters of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

Kelly Michelson, MD, MPH, FCCM, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and
Julia and David Uihlein Professor in Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Director, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Attending Physician
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

"Grace": How Film Impacts Healthcare--A Case Study

Images of patients and healthcare providers abound in a multitude of visual art forms. We will explore the influence of documentary films on health and healthcare. We will view “Grace” a new short documentary film exploring one woman’s unique approach to recovery from breast cancer treatment. We will then hear from the film’s director, Rachel Pikelny (a survivor herself), the main subject, Grace Lombardo, and documentary veteran Gordon Quinn (of Kartemquin Films) about how this and other documentary films impact healthcare.

Panelists:
Rachel Pikelny
Award-winning filmmaker, Director of Production at Siskel/Jacobs Productions, and an Impact Partners Producing Fellow. She is also a breast cancer survivor.

Grace Lombardo
A 37-year-old mother, birth doula, and breast cancer survivor. She began a blog, #grancerblog, soon after diagnosis to document her treatment.

Gordon Quinn
Founder and Artistic Director of Kartemquin Films. For 50 plus years, he has created films that investigate and critique society by documenting the lives of real people.