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Health Across Borders: The Fourth Annual Northwestern Bioethics & Medical Humanities Conference

When: Thursday, May 14, 2020
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM  

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

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

Cost: Free

Contact: Myria Knox   312.503.7962

Group: Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings


This full-day event will feature presentations and conversations that explore topics in global health and how it relates to bioethics and the medical humanities.

It is the fourth in a series of annual conferences, hosted by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities and the Master of Arts in Medical Humanities and Bioethics Program, created to share the diverse research and scholarship in our field being advanced by program alumni and within the Northwestern community.

The lunchtime keynote presentation will be given by:

Claire Wendland, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Anthropology Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive and Population Health Division
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Other sessions will feature a mix of Northwestern Medicine clinicians and researchers, and alumni of the Medical Humanities and Bioethics graduate program.

** Presentation proposals are being accepted through Tuesday, February 4. Further details available by clicking the More Info button below. **


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