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September 2021

Climate Change, Health & Hope

September 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Howard Frumkin DrPH, MPH, MD Professor Emeritus of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences University of Washington School of Public Health Dr. Frumkin is an internist, environmental and occupational medicine specialist and epidemiologist. He will discuss the health impacts of the global climate crisis, as well as hope as a positive influence on human health and…

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Transplant Ethics Conference – Kidney to Share

September 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speakers: Martha Gershun, Writer, Consultant, Living Organ Donor Dr. John Lantos, Director, Bioethics Center Children’s Mercy Hospital In Kidneys to Share the authors describe the experience of donating experience a kidney to a stranger to illustrate the medical, financial, and psychosocial barriers that make it difficult to donate and that may exacerbate health disparities. Zoom…

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Transplant Ethics Seminar Series

September 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds Virtual Event Kidney to Share A Patient and Ethicist Offer Their Views on the Living Donor Process Zoom Webinar Passcode: 556286  

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October 2021

Mind-Body Medicine and Black Women’s Clubs in the Era of Jim Crow

October 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bullitt History of Medicine Club lectures, presented via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Lecture 1 Title: Mind-Body Medicine and Black Women’s Clubs in the Era of Jim Crow Speaker: Carrie Streeter Ph.D. Candidate, U.S. History, University of California San Diego Time: Monday, October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Eastern Time (US and Canada) Registration link: https://unc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zs8GsT6cTTSB-SKNVFMV8g Lecture information: When asked why Black…

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November 2021

History of Chagas Disease: Science and Health in Brazil

November 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please join the Bullitt History of Medicine Club for its November lecture:  Title: History of Chagas Disease: Science and Health in Brazil Speaker: Simone Kropf Professor of History of Sciences and Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation Registration link: https://unc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UuFB5v3ZSoepiFQVfMjSaQ Lecture information: This lecture will explore the history of Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis), discovered by the physician Carlos Chagas in 1909 in a poor, rural area…

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December 2021

Fisher to Give Lecture (via Zoom) at Penn Law on December 7

December 7, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jill Fisher

As part of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s 2021-2022 Lecture Series on Race and Regulation, Dr. Jill A. Fisher, Professor of Social Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, will present “How Race and Social Inequalities Influence Healthy People’s Paid Participation in FDA-Required Clinical Trials” on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to…

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January 2022

CGER: Video/Audio Recording in the Operating Room and the Coming Age of Surgical Transparency

January 19, 2022 @ 7:15 am - 8:15 am

Alexander J. Langerman, M.D, Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Langerman focuses on the intersection of ethics, data science, and management in the operating room, and he has faculty positions with Vanderbilt Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society and Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering. Dr. Langerman holds a masters degree in clinical…

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Scripting Death: Stories of Assisted Dying in America

January 20, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join us virtually for our first Health Humanities Grand Rounds of the semester on Thursday, January 20th, at 4:00pm. This month's seminar will feature UNC School of Medicine's own Mara Buchbinder, PhD, who will be presenting key findings from her new book, Scripting Death: Stories of Assisted Dying in America, about how the legalization of…

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February 2022

Diabetes and the American Century

February 1, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bullitt History of Medicine Club’s Spring 2022 lecture, presented via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Lecture: Diabetes and the American Century Speaker: Dr. Richard McKinley Mizelle, Jr. Associate Professor of History, University of Houston Time: February 1, 2022 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Registration link: https://unc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2g_NqlhAT9SdByvbYEuwvg Lecture information: Diabetes has played a key role in multiple…

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April 2022

On the Importance of History to Medicine, with Chinese Medicine as Exemplary Case

April 5, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bullitt History of Medicine Club’s Spring 2022 lecture, presented via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Lecture: On the Importance of History to Medicine, with Chinese Medicine as Exemplary Case Speaker: Dr. Nicole Elizabeth Barnes Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor, History, Duke University Time: April 5, 2022 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Registration link: https://unc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yAY7cqS9TQywb8I4D6sKfA Lecture…

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