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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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September 2022

Merrimon Lecture Series: Elena Conis, Ph.D., September 9th, 12:00 pm Virtual Lecture

September 9, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Elena Conis, Ph.D., September 9th, 12:00 pm Virtual Lecture Elena Conis is a writer and historian of medicine, public health, and the environment. Prior to joining the Graduate School of Journalism, she was a professor of history and the Mellon Fellow in Health and Humanities at Emory University and an award-winning health columnist for the Los…

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Merrimon Lecture: Finding the ‘Greater Good’ in an Era of Polarization: What Vaccine Hesitancy Has Taught Us

September 14, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Merrimon Lecture 2022 September 14 Wednesday, 12:00 pm 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium https://bioethics.unc.edu/talk/merrimon-lecture-2022/ Heidi J. Larson, Ph.D., is a Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science and is the Founding Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. She is also a Clinical Professor of Health Metrics…

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October 2022

Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds: Providing Optimal Care When Providers and Patients Do Not Share the Same Language

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

Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds Elaine Hsieh, Ph.D., J.D. Chair and Professor, Communication Studies University of Minnesota October 12 https://bioethics.unc.edu/talk/providing-0ptimal-care-when-providers-and-patients-do-not-share-the-same-language/ Elaine Hsieh (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004; J.D., University of Oklahoma, 2019) is Chair and Professor in the Department of Communication, University of Minnesota (starting 7/15/2022), and a Visiting Professor at the University of…

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Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds: Conceptualizing Culture in Healthcare Contexts: A Theoretical Framework

October 13, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Conceptualizing Culture in Healthcare Contexts: A Theoretical Framework Elaine Hsieh, Ph.D., J.D. Chair and Professor, Communication Studies University of Minnesota Elaine Hsieh (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004; J.D., University of Oklahoma, 2019) is Chair and Professor in the Department of Communication, University of Minnesota (starting 7/15/2022), and a Visiting Professor at the University…

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November 2022

Merrimon Lecture Series: Driving Down Infant and Child Mortality: Victories, Dilemmas, and Persistent Disparities

November 3, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Perri Klass is a Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University and Co-Director of NYU Florence. She attended Harvard Medical School and completed her residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital, Boston. The Merrimon Lecture Series Bullitt History of Medicine Lectures Location: Hybrid - 321 MacNider and Zoom Lunch provided Webinar Link Passcode: 716821…

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