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Scripting Death: Stories of Assisted Dying in America

Scripting Death: Stories of Assisted Dying in America     by The Association for the Study of Death and Society Mon, 19 April 2021 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT Dr. Mara Buchbinder will present key findings from her new book about how the legalization of assisted dying is changing lives & deaths in the USA. … Continued

Academy of Educators Summer Book Club

Lecture and Q&A with author, race theorist, and philosopher Dr. George Yancy (Emory Univ.) Register:\

Academy of Educators Summer Book Club

Book club discussion with Dr. Craig Irvine (Columbia Univ.) Dr. Irvine, a narrative medicine philosopher, will facilitate a discussion on Black Bodies, White Gazes (by Dr. George Yancy). Register:  

Precision Medicine Approaches to Addressing Social Determinants of Health Mini-Symposium

Join the UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH) for Precision Medicine Approaches to Addressing Social Determinants of Health, a free virtual mini-symposium from 1:00-2:45pm on Wednesday June 30. Presenters will explore the complex relationships between where people live and work and their health. It shouldn’t take a pandemic: Social determinants of health … Continued

Climate Change, Health & Hope

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 … Continued

Transplant Ethics Conference – Kidney to Share


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 … Continued

Transplant Ethics Seminar Series

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  

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

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: Lecture information: When asked why Black … Continued

History of Chagas Disease: Science and Health in Brazil


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: 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 … Continued

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

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 … Continued