Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Education in Health Sciences

Seminar Series & Events

The Center for Education in Health Sciences coordinates the Institute for Public Health and Medicine’s weekly speaker series. The IPHAM Seminar Series is an interdisciplinary forum where faculty, students, residents, fellows and staff gather to hear invited speakers present leading-edge work in the areas spanning public health and medicine.

For more information and to see the archive of previous seminar presentations, visit the Institute for Public Health and Medicine Seminar Series page.

Feb

26

Global Health Spring Seminar: Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis

Off-Campus - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Lessons from Research and Global Advocacy

Presenter: Brian Citro, JD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Impact, Kellogg School of Management

Part of the Global Health Seminar Series. FSM students receiving Global Health Inititative funding are required to attend two seminars in addition to completing the Analytic Memo prior to their international rotations.

Please bring your wildcard. Food will be provided!

more

Feb

27

IPR Q-Center Colloquium: M. J. Weiss (MDRC) - An Applied Researcher's Guide to Intent-to-Treat Effects from Multisite (Blocked) Individually Randomized Trials

Evanston - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

"An Applied Researcher's Guide to Intent-to-Treat Effects from Multisite (Blocked) Individually Randomized Trials: Estimands, Estimators, and Estimates"

by Michael J. Weiss, Senior Associate, MDRC

This is part of the Q-Center Series of the Center for Quantitative Methods in Policy Research.

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Feb

28

IPHAM Seminar Series: Combating the Opioid Crisis: The Surgery Perspective

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Combating the Opioid Crisis: The Surgery Perspective

Speaker: Jonah Stulberg, MD, PhD, MPH, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Gastrointestinal & Endocrine Surgery
Surgical Outcomes & Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC)
Department of Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

Feb

28

NMH Patient Safety Grand Rounds - TBA

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Quality/Patient Safety

presents

Patient Safety Grand Rounds

Speaker and topic will be posted when this info becomes available.

The purpose of this program is to improve patient care and outcomes through the prevention of patient safety and system breakdowns.

Learning Objectives:

Discuss a current issue related to patient safety
Propose strategies to improve patient safety

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

more

Feb

28

Workshop: Guidance on Policy, Priority Areas, & Resources for Conducting Health & Wellness Research with Chicago Public Schools & Evanston School Districts

Chicago - 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Attention all Researchers, Evaluators, and Community Partners interested in collaboration with Chicago Public Schools or Evanston Schools on issues of Health & Wellness
Join us for this Workshop: Guidance on Policy, Priority Areas, & Resources for Conducting Health & Wellness Research with Chicago Public Schools & Evanston School Districts

LOCATION: Wieboldt Hall 339 East Chicago Avenue 4th Floor, Room 408. Chicago, IL 60611

The session will cover:
Policies & procedures for conducting research in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and Evanston schools, including overview of CPS Research & Review Board process, requirements and timelines for collaboration projects
Research & evaluation priorities for CPS offices working on health-related issues
Resources available to support research collaborations (e.g. data sharing, grants, partnership support through Northwestern s School of Education & Social Policy's Office of Community Education Partnerships (OCEP) and Feinberg School of Medicine s Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC)
Examples of previously successful research/evaluation partnerships
Questions & Answer session with CPS, Evanston, and Northwestern representatives

Session speakers will include representatives from the CPS Research and Review Board, Office of Student Health and Wellness, and Office of Social & Emotional Learning and Northwestern s Office of Community Education Partnerships and Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities.

Please RSVP & submit questions in advance to: ARCC@northwestern.edu

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Mar

07

IPHAM Seminar Series: A Complex Interplay: Regulation and Market Forces in the Drive for Health Information Interoperability

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: A Complex Interplay: Regulation and Market Forces in the Drive for Health Information Interoperability

Speaker: Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD
Associate Professor, Medicine
School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

Mar

07

Jenna K. Nikolaides - The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents A Montgomery Lecture

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

This series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School s fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called Special Topics in MH&B , this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

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Mar

11

IPR Colloquium: D. Victorson (Feinberg/IPR) - Shifting from Illness Care to Healthcare Through Mindfulness-Based Self-Care

Evanston - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"Making the Shift from Illness Care to Healthcare Through Mindfulness-Based Self-Care"

by David Victorson, Associate Professor of Medical Social Sciences

This is part of the Fay Lomax Cook Monday Colloquium Series and an IPR Cells to Society (C2S) event.

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Mar

12

Global Health Spring Seminar: Global Risks - Guidance and Resources for Responsible Travel

Off-Campus - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Global Risks: Guidance and Resources for Responsible Travel

Presenter: Julie Ann Friend, JD, Director, Office of Global Safety and Security, Northwestern

Part of the Global Health Seminar Series. FSM students receiving Global Health Initiative Funding are required to attend two seminars in addition to completing the Analytic Memo prior to their international rotations.

Food will be provided!

more

Mar

14

IPHAM Seminar Series: TBD

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

Mar

14

Michael Blackie - The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents A Montgomery Lecture

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

This series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School s fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called Special Topics in MH&B , this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

more

Mar

21

Ethical Issues in the Care of Patients with Limited English Proficiency - M. Jeanne Wirpsa

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

M. Jeanne Wirpsa, MA, BCC
Program Manager & Clinical Ethicist, Medical Ethics Program
Research Chaplain, Spiritual Care & Education
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ethical Issues in the Care of Patients with Limited English Proficiency

An estimated 26 million Americans age 5+ are considered to be limited English proficient. This case-based talk will examine ethical issues that arise in the provision of healthcare to this vulnerable population.

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Mar

21

IPHAM Seminar Series: TBD

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

Mar

28

IPHAM Seminar Series: TBD

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

Apr

04

IPHAM Seminar Series: TBD

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

Apr

08

Global Health Spring Seminar: Top Ten Habits of Successful Global Health Practitioners

Off-Campus - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Top Ten Habits of Successful Global Health Practitioners

Presenter: Shannon Galvin, MD, Director of Clinical Programs & Training, Center for Global Health and Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Feinberg School of Medicine

Part of the Global Health Seminar Series. FSM students receiving Global Health Initiative Funding are required to attend two seminars in addition to completing the Analytic Memo prior to their international rotations.

Please bring your wildcard. Food will be provided!

more

Apr

11

IPHAM Seminar Series: TBD

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

Apr

11

Taking Bioethics Personally: Organic Bioethics [lecture 1 of 2] - Tod Chambers

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

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

Taking Bioethics Personally: Organic Bioethics

The first lecture will explore the way that bioethicists have begun to draw upon their life experiences to understand and evaluate moral problems. The second lecture looks at the value of ad hominem arguments for bioethics, that is, judging the validity of a bioethicist s argument in relation to their personal lives.

more

Apr

18

IPHAM Seminar Series: TBD

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

Apr

18

Taking Bioethics Personally: Taking Bioethics Really Personally [lecture 2 of 2] - Tod Chambers

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

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

Taking Bioethics Personally: Taking Bioethics Really Personally

The first lecture will explore the way that bioethicists have begun to draw upon their life experiences to understand and evaluate moral problems. The second lecture looks at the value of ad hominem arguments for bioethics, that is, judging the validity of a bioethicist s argument in relation to their personal lives.

more

Apr

25

Christopher Lane - The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents A Montgomery Lecture

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

This series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School s fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called Special Topics in MH&B , this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

more

Apr

25

IPHAM Seminar Series: TBD

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

May

02

IPHAM Seminar Series: TBD

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

May

02

Thomas Cunningham - The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents A Montgomery Lecture

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

This series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School s fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called Special Topics in MH&B , this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

more

May

09

Annalese Duprey - The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents A Montgomery Lecture

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

This series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School s fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called Special Topics in MH&B , this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

more

May

09

IPHAM Seminar Series: TBD

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

May

16

Greg Brisson - The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents A Montgomery Lecture

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

This series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School s fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called Special Topics in MH&B , this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

more

May

16

IPHAM Seminar Series: TBD

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

May

23

IPHAM Seminar Series: TBD

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Webinar link will be posted here

THURSDAYS AT NOON

Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream

Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit

Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

more

May

23

MK Czerwiec - The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents a Montgomery Lecture

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

This series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School s fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called Special Topics in MH&B , this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

more

Feb

25

Lurie Children's Hospital -Medical Ethics Grand Rounds - Should Gene Editing be Performed on Human Embryos?

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Lurie Children s Hospital

presents

Medical Ethics Grand Rounds

Should Gene Editing be Performed on Human Embryos?

Presenters:

Youyang Zhao, PhD
will present on CRISPR technology.

Youyang Zhao is William G. Swartchild, Jr. Distinguished Research Professor and Director of the Program for Lung and Vascular Biology at the Stanley Manne Children s Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago. He is Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine), and Pharmacology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and member of the Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute.

Vardit Ravitsky, PhD
will present on the ethics of using CRISPR technology on human embryos.

Vardit Ravitsky is Associate Professor at the Bioethics Program, School of Public Health, University of Montreal and Director of Ethics and Health at the Center for Research on Ethics. Ravitsky is Vice-President of the International Association of Bioethics, member of the Standing Committee on Ethics of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and of the Institute Advisory Board of CIHR s Institute of Genetics.

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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Feb

26

Global Health Spring Seminar: Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis

Off-Campus - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Lessons from Research and Global Advocacy

Presenter: Brian Citro, JD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Impact, Kellogg School of Management

Part of the Global Health Seminar Series. FSM students receiving Global Health Inititative funding are required to attend two seminars in addition to completing the Analytic Memo prior to their international rotations.

Please bring your wildcard. Food will be provided!

more

Feb

26

NMH Ethics presents a Schwartz Rounds - TBA

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Northwestern Memorial Hospital presents

A Schwartz Rounds

Speaker and topic will be posted when this info becomes available.

Schwartz Center Rounds is a multidisciplinary forum where caregivers discuss difficult emotional and social issues that arise in caring for patients.

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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Feb

27

Online Info Session: Graduate Programs in Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety

Online - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Join a panel of faculty and alumni to hear about Northwestern University's Graduate Programs in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety. Panelists will share information about the program's curriculum and format, learning objectives, student experiences and leadership outcomes, and the application process. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions for faculty and alumni.

This online Info Session can be attended from anywhere. For details on joining online, please contact the program at hqps@northwestern.edu.

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Feb

28

NMH Patient Safety Grand Rounds - TBA

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Quality/Patient Safety

presents

Patient Safety Grand Rounds

Speaker and topic will be posted when this info becomes available.

The purpose of this program is to improve patient care and outcomes through the prevention of patient safety and system breakdowns.

Learning Objectives:

Discuss a current issue related to patient safety
Propose strategies to improve patient safety

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

more

Feb

28

Workshop: Guidance on Policy, Priority Areas, & Resources for Conducting Health & Wellness Research with Chicago Public Schools & Evanston School Districts

Chicago - 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Attention all Researchers, Evaluators, and Community Partners interested in collaboration with Chicago Public Schools or Evanston Schools on issues of Health & Wellness
Join us for this Workshop: Guidance on Policy, Priority Areas, & Resources for Conducting Health & Wellness Research with Chicago Public Schools & Evanston School Districts

LOCATION: Wieboldt Hall 339 East Chicago Avenue 4th Floor, Room 408. Chicago, IL 60611

The session will cover:
Policies & procedures for conducting research in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and Evanston schools, including overview of CPS Research & Review Board process, requirements and timelines for collaboration projects
Research & evaluation priorities for CPS offices working on health-related issues
Resources available to support research collaborations (e.g. data sharing, grants, partnership support through Northwestern s School of Education & Social Policy's Office of Community Education Partnerships (OCEP) and Feinberg School of Medicine s Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC)
Examples of previously successful research/evaluation partnerships
Questions & Answer session with CPS, Evanston, and Northwestern representatives

Session speakers will include representatives from the CPS Research and Review Board, Office of Student Health and Wellness, and Office of Social & Emotional Learning and Northwestern s Office of Community Education Partnerships and Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities.

Please RSVP & submit questions in advance to: ARCC@northwestern.edu

more

Mar

07

Jenna K. Nikolaides - The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents A Montgomery Lecture

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

This series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School s fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called Special Topics in MH&B , this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

more

Mar

12

Global Health Spring Seminar: Global Risks - Guidance and Resources for Responsible Travel

Off-Campus - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Global Risks: Guidance and Resources for Responsible Travel

Presenter: Julie Ann Friend, JD, Director, Office of Global Safety and Security, Northwestern

Part of the Global Health Seminar Series. FSM students receiving Global Health Initiative Funding are required to attend two seminars in addition to completing the Analytic Memo prior to their international rotations.

Food will be provided!

more

Mar

14

Michael Blackie - The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents A Montgomery Lecture

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

This series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School s fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called Special Topics in MH&B , this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

more

Mar

19

ARCC Learning Exchange: Meet the People in Your Network

No Location - 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join the Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) for an interactive session focused on networking and shared learning about best practices and challenges in partnership development and research collaboration. Participants will help mold the agenda of this un-meeting.

This Learning Exchange is in reponse to input from ARCC's 10th Anniversary Celebration & Townhall held in the fall (click here for a summary).

Session will include an artistic performance, info about ARCC & other resources, and lunch.

RSVP to ARCC@northwestern.edu

Community location to be announced soon.

Details: https://bit.ly/2T8DDvS

Learn more about ARCC at www.ARCConline.net

ARCC is a program of Northwestern University's Center for Community Health

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Mar

21

Ethical Issues in the Care of Patients with Limited English Proficiency - M. Jeanne Wirpsa

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

M. Jeanne Wirpsa, MA, BCC
Program Manager & Clinical Ethicist, Medical Ethics Program
Research Chaplain, Spiritual Care & Education
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ethical Issues in the Care of Patients with Limited English Proficiency

An estimated 26 million Americans age 5+ are considered to be limited English proficient. This case-based talk will examine ethical issues that arise in the provision of healthcare to this vulnerable population.

more

Apr

08

Global Health Spring Seminar: Top Ten Habits of Successful Global Health Practitioners

Off-Campus - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Top Ten Habits of Successful Global Health Practitioners

Presenter: Shannon Galvin, MD, Director of Clinical Programs & Training, Center for Global Health and Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Feinberg School of Medicine

Part of the Global Health Seminar Series. FSM students receiving Global Health Initiative Funding are required to attend two seminars in addition to completing the Analytic Memo prior to their international rotations.

Please bring your wildcard. Food will be provided!

more

Apr

11

Taking Bioethics Personally: Organic Bioethics [lecture 1 of 2] - Tod Chambers

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

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

Taking Bioethics Personally: Organic Bioethics

The first lecture will explore the way that bioethicists have begun to draw upon their life experiences to understand and evaluate moral problems. The second lecture looks at the value of ad hominem arguments for bioethics, that is, judging the validity of a bioethicist s argument in relation to their personal lives.

more

Apr

18

Taking Bioethics Personally: Taking Bioethics Really Personally [lecture 2 of 2] - Tod Chambers

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

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

Taking Bioethics Personally: Taking Bioethics Really Personally

The first lecture will explore the way that bioethicists have begun to draw upon their life experiences to understand and evaluate moral problems. The second lecture looks at the value of ad hominem arguments for bioethics, that is, judging the validity of a bioethicist s argument in relation to their personal lives.

more

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