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March 29, 2017
Lecture: Not Much Choice: Reproductive Justice and Women of Color

Melissa Gilliam, MD, MPH (University of Chicago)
Co-sponsored with the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Time: 12:00–1:30 PM
Location: Billings Auditorium P-117


March 30, 2017
Lecture: Communication in Serious Illness: An Evidence-Based Approach

James Tulsky, MD (Harvard University)
Time: 5:00–6:30 PM
Location: Billings Auditorium P-117
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James Tulsky, MD

James A. Tulsky, MD is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tulsky is the Chief of the Division of Palliative Medicine at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Chair of the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Co-Director of the Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care.

April 14, 2017
Seminar: Schwartz Center Rounds

Time: 11:30 AM–12:30 PM
Location: TBD


April 21, 2017
Annual Symposium
In Becoming a Physician: Wellbeing and the Formation of Good Doctors

Laura Roberts, MD, MA (Stanford University)
Time: 12:30–4:30 PM
Location: Center for Care and Discovery Boardroom
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Laura Roberts, MD, MA

Laura Roberts, MD, MA is the Katharine Dexter McCormick and Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor in the School of Medicine at Stanford University and is the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Roberts has received scientific, peer-reviewed funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Energy, and private foundations to perform empirical studies of modern ethical issues in research, clinical care, and health policy.

May 17, 2017
Lecture: Legislative Interference in the Doctor-Patient Relationship and Physician Advocacy

Hal Lawrence, MD (American Congress of OB/GYN)
Co-sponsored with the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Time: 12:00–1:30 PM
Location: Billings Auditorium P-117


June 5, 2017
Seminar: Schwartz Center Rounds

Time: 11:30 AM–12:30 PM
Location: TBD