Northwestern University

Sep
22
Thu 12:00 PM

Witches, Punks, and Bioethicists - Tod Chambers presents a Montgomery Lecture

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When: Thursday, September 22, 2016
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Searle Seminar Room (Ground Floor), 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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Tod Chambers, PhD
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Faculty, Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate Program
Member, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Witches, Punks, and Bioethicists

This presentation will look at how central issues in bioethics often have a profound relationship to the notion of moral panics.

Sep
29
Thu 12:00 PM

Flash(y) Bioethics: Five-minute Takes on Five Topics - presented by five Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate faculty members

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When: Thursday, September 29, 2016
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Searle Seminar Room (Ground Floor), 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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Flash(y) Bioethics: Five-minute Takes on Five Topics

Come join us for a fun introduction to our faculty and our field! Our MA students have come up with 5 topics for us explore in a pithy 5 minutes or less, providing a sampling of the diversity of issues engaged by the medical humanities and bioethics, and the breadth of the disciplinary approaches we bring to them. Here’s a preview of who will be there, and what they’ve been asked to take on:

Tod Chambers (Religious Studies/Philosophy): witchcraft/magic
Catherine Belling (Literature): definition of death
Megan Crowley-Matoka (Anthropology): existentialism in medicine
Katie Watson (Law): trauma studies
Sarah Rodriguez (History): refugee health

Oct
13
Thu 12:00 PM

The Uses of Compassion in Medicine - Annalese Duprey-Henry

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When: Thursday, October 13, 2016
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Searle Seminar Room (Ground Floor), 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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Annalese Duprey-Henry, MA
PhD Candidate, Department of English
Graduate Affiliate, Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate Program
Northwestern University

The Uses of Compassion in Medicine

Oct
20
Thu 12:00 PM

Dark Zones: Imagining the Ebola Body - Catherine Belling

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When: Thursday, October 20, 2016
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Searle Seminar Room (Ground Floor), 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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Catherine Belling, PhD
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Faculty, Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate Program
Member, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Dark Zones: Imagining the Ebola Body

Why does Ebola virus disease have such a disproportionate hold on anxious imaginations? This talk considers the cultural, clinical, and public health implications of how the biomedical aspects of Ebola are represented in Western media.

Oct
27
Thu 12:00 PM

Miracles, Cures, and Magic - Catherine M. Wallace

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When: Thursday, October 27, 2016
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Searle Seminar Room (Ground Floor), 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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Feinberg School of Medicine Events

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Catherine M. Wallace, PhD
Lecturer, Medical Education
Faculty, Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate Program
Member, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Miracles, Cures, and Magic

How should physicians respond to patients who pray for miracles? Knowing how "miracles" function symbolically in Christian scriptures is an essential cultural competency that can help patients and families in crisis.

Catherine M. Wallace, PhD is the author of Confronting Religious Denial of Science: Christian Humanism and the Moral Imagination.