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Feb
3
2022

”A Man’s Mouth is His Castle”: Anti-Fluoridation and the Visceral Public - Jenelle Johnson

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When: Thursday, February 3, 2022
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Central

Where: Online

Cost: FREE - MUST REGISTER

Contact: Myria Knox   (312) 503-7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program

Presents

A Montgomery Lecture

With

Jenell Johnson, PhD
Mellon-Morgridge Professor of the Humanities
Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Politics
University of Wisconsin-Madison

”A Man’s Mouth is His Castle”:
Anti-Fluoridation and the Visceral Public

In this talk Professor Johnson examines a grassroots effort to halt fluoridation in a small American town in the early 1950s. Looking closely at the controversy as it played out in town hall meetings and local newspapers over a number of years, she argues that a link between intense emotion and bodily boundaries—what she describes as the formation of “visceral publics”—is critical to understanding opposition to fluoridation in the midcentury United States, a frame that continues to resonate in anti-vaccination discourse today.

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Feb
10
2022

The Myth of Rugged American Individualism and How It's Harming All of Us - Katherine Wasson

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When: Thursday, February 10, 2022
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Central

Where: Online

Cost: FREE - MUST REGISTER

Contact: Myria Knox   (312) 503-7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program

Presents

A Montgomery Lecture

With

Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH, HEC-C
Associate Professor
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and
Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola University Chicago

The Myth of Rugged American Individualism and
How It's Harming All of Us

The version of rugged American individualism we learned in school is a myth. People have always relied on one another for help at different times and in different ways. We need others not only to survive but to flourish. Dispelling this myth is more important than ever in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic where rugged individualism and claims of autonomy sometimes seem untethered from a recognition of responsibilities.  Professor Wasson will examine harms stemming from this myth and potential ways to address.

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Feb
17
2022

City of Survivors: Psychological Trauma and Social Services in Post-War Sarajevo - Peter Locke

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When: Thursday, February 17, 2022
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Central

Where: Online

Cost: FREE - MUST REGISTER

Contact: Myria Knox   (312) 503-7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program

Presents

A Montgomery Lecture

With

Peter Locke, PhD 
Associate Professor of Instruction
Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies
Global Health Studies
Northwestern University

City of Survivors:
Psychological Trauma and Social Services in Post-War Sarajevo

In this presentation, Professor Locke will discuss his long-running ethnographic work on politics and experiences of psychological trauma in Sarajevo, capital of the postwar, ex-Yugoslav country of Bosnia-Herzegovina. In recent decades, the concept of psychological trauma has grown in prominence and impact around the world, increasingly bound up with transformed notions of citizenship, rights, and diverse politics of grievance, justice, and social repair. Tracking the story of a Sarajevo psychosocial support organization focused on transgenerational trauma across 25 years of operation, Professor Locke will highlight lessons to be learned for the politics of trauma and Global Mental Health today, consider how pandemic stress intersects with existing historical traumas in the region, and emphasize the ways in which context deeply matters in regarding—and intervening in—the pain of others.

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Feb
24
2022

Fetal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease – Current State, Ethical Challenges, and Future Directions - Angira Patel

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When: Thursday, February 24, 2022
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Central

Where: Online

Cost: FREE - MUST REGISTER

Contact: Myria Knox   (312) 503-7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program

Presents

A Montgomery Lecture

With

Angira Patel, MD, MPH
Director, McGaw Bioethics Clinical Scholars Program 
Director, Advanced Cardiac Non-Invasive Imaging Fellowship
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Cardiology and Medical Education
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Fetal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease – Current State, Ethical
Challenges,
and Future Directions  

The objectives of this lecture are:

·      Understand contemporary ethical challenges for fetal diagnosis of congenital heart disease

·      Identify future directions to improve counseling and outcomes

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Mar
3
2022

The Unrepresented Patients Project for Illinois - David Ozar - The Montgomery Lecture Series

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When: Thursday, March 3, 2022
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Central

Where: Online

Cost: FREE - MUST REGISTER

Contact: Myria Knox   (312) 503-7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program

Presents

A Montgomery Lecture

With

David T. Ozar, PhD
Emeritus Professor, Department of Philosophy
Loyola University Chicago
Member and Consulting Ethicist, Institutional Ethics Committee
NorthShore University Health System
Chair, Steering Committee of the Unrepresented Patients Project for Illinois (UPPI) 

The Unrepresented Patients Project for Illinois

Most hospitals care for patients who are non-decisional, have no Advance Directives to guide their care, and have no one to serve as their surrogate decision-maker.  In some of the literature, these patients are referred to as “Unbefriended,” but the more common term now is “Unrepresented.” When important medical decisions need to be made for Unrepresented Patients, in Illinois, as in most states, only one legally authorized way exists to resolve the situation; namely, that a judge appoint a guardian ad litem for the Unrepresented Patient.  This solution is usually inadequate both practically and ethically and the Unrepresented Patients Project for Illinois is an effort by a group of clinical ethicists, physicians, nurses, social workers, lawyers, and others to address these issues. There are three sets of ethical and practical issues in the care of Unrepresented Patients that Professor Ozar will to describe.  The first concerns the impact of the legal mechanisms on the timing of important medical decisions.  The second concerns consistency and continuity in caring for the patient. The third is the subtler issue of how Best Interest Judgments for such patients can be made less arbitrary.

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