Northwestern University

Nov
16
Thu 12:00 PM

Disgust and the Moral Community of Medicine - Kathy Johnson Neely

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When: Thursday, November 16, 2017
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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Description:

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities and Bioethics Program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

Kathy Johnson Neely, MD, MA
Medical Director, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Medical Ethics Program
Attending Physician, Palliative Medicine
Northwestern Medicine, Central Region
Associate Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Disgust and the Moral Community of Medicine

As one of the “moral emotions,” disgust has evolved from primitive responses to “poisons and parasites” and has been exapted to build cooperative, cohesive social groups of Us and at the same time distancing from Them. Can disgust be a useful moral emotion in supporting the Moral Community of medical practice?

 

Kathy Johnson Neely, MD, MA
Medical Director, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Medical Ethics Program
Attending Physician, Palliative Medicine
Northwestern Medicine, Central Region
Associate Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 

 

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