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Annual Symposium

Upcoming Symposium

Friday, April 19, 2018
Will Markets and Machines Doom Us to Care without Caring

Jordan Cohen, MD (Association of American Medical Colleges)
Time: 12:00–4:00 PM
Location: Center for Care and Discovery Boardroom

Past Symposium

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.

Friday, April 15, 2016
Keynote Lecture—Women in Leadership Roles in Academic Health Centers

Arthur Rubenstein, MBBCh (University of Pennsylvania)
Time: 12:00–5:00 PM
Location: Center for Care and Discovery Boardroom
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Friday, April 24, 2015
Keynote Lecture—Empowerment Failure: Why Doctors and Patients Often Fall Short of the Ideals of Shared Decision–Making

Peter Ubel, MD (Duke University)
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Friday, April 25, 2014
Talking with patients about “when less is more”

Wendy Levinson, MD
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  • Group

    Bucksbaum Institute Advisory Board and Symposium Guest Speaker
    Standing: Dr. Jordan Cohen, Dr. Matthew Sorrentino, Dr. Kenneth Polonsky, Dr. Wendy Levinson, Dr. Laura Roberts, and Dr. Holly Humphrey
    Sitting: Dr. Mark Siegler, Mrs. Kay Bucksbaum, Mr. John Bucksbaum, and Dr. Arthur Rubenstein
    Photo by Jean Lachat Photography

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    Mrs. Kay Bucksbaum, Dr. Mark Siegler, and Dr. Wendy Levinson (keynote speaker)
    Photo by Jean Lachat Photography

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    Bucksbaum Institute Medical Student Scholars: Elizabeth Rhinesmith (MS3), Annie Lauer Castro (MS3), Dara Richer Adams (MS2), Brenna Hughes (MS2), and Ashley Tsang (MS2)
    Photo by Jean Lachat Photography

  • Group

    Bucksbaum Institute Master Clinicians from the Department of Surgery: Dr. Ross Milner and Dr. Jessica Kandel
    Photo by Jean Lachat Photography

  • Group

    Bucksbaum Institute Master Clinician from the Department of Medicine: Dr. Michael Bishop
    Photo by Jean Lachat Photography

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    Bucksbaum Institute Junior Faculty and Medical Student Scholars: Dr. John Schneider and Ashley Tsang
    Photo by Jean Lachat Photography

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    Dr. Douglas Dirschl (Master Clinician), Dr. Jerome Klafta (Senior Faculty Scholar), Dr. Scott Eggener (Senior Faculty Scholar) and Dr. Jeanne Farnan
    Photo by Jean Lachat Photography

  • Group

    Bucksbaum Advisory Board Members and Guest Speaker
    Dr. Arthur Rubenstein, Dr. Laura Roberts, Dr. Jordan Cohen, and Dr. Wendy Levinson
    Photo by Jean Lachat Photography

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    Bucksbaum Institute Senior Faculty Scholars Dr. Peter Angelos and Dr. John Alverdy
    Photo by Jean Lachat Photography

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    Bucksbaum Institute Annual Donor Symposium Keynote Lecture given by Dr. Wendy Levinson (University of Toronto)
    Photo by Jean Lachat Photography

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    Pritzker Poetry Contest: Dr. Rama Jager, Dr. James Woodruff, Alexandra Garnett (MS3 and contest winner), and Dr. Marc Robinson (contest winner)
    Photo by Jean Lachat Photography

Opening Remarks and Keynote Address

Research Presentations by Bucksbaum Institute Faculty and Student Scholars

Research Presentations by Bucksbaum Institute Master Clinicians

Advisory Board Panel Discussion


Friday, April 26, 2013
Second Annual Bucksbaum Institute Symposium

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  • Group

    Top Row: Dr. Jerome Lowenstein, Dr. Mark Siegler, Mr. John Bucksbaum, Dr. Matthew Sorrentino
    Second Row: Dr. Laura Roberts, Mrs. Anna Siegler, Mrs. Kay Bucksbaum, Dr. Arnold Gold
    Photo by Bruce Powell Photography

  • Dr. Arthur Rubenstein, Dr. Mark Siegler, and Dr. Jerome Lowenstein
    Photo by Bruce Powell Photography

  • Angela Pace-Moody, Julie Johnson, Dorian Kusyk, Adam Nation, and Fiona Malone
    Photo by Bruce Powell Photography

  • Robert Sanchez, Anne Lauer, Dr. Mark Siegler, Dr. Laura Roberts, Dr. Arthur Rubenstein, and Elizabeth Rhinesmith
    Photo by Bruce Powell Photography

  • Dr. Jerome Lowenstein, NYU (keynote lecturer)
    Photo by Bruce Powell Photography

  • Dorian Kusyk, Dr. Mark Siegler, Dr. Arnold Gold, and Mrs. Sandra Gold
    Photo by Bruce Powell Photography

  • Bucksbaum Advisory Board Members: Dr. Mark Siegler, Dr. Laura Roberts, and Dr. Arthur Rubenstein
    Photo by Bruce Powell Photography

  • Dr. Ross Milner, Bucksbaum Institute Master Clinician
    Photo by Bruce Powell Photography

  • Dr. Arthur Rubenstein, University of Pennsylvania (Bucksbaum Advisory Board)
    Photo by Bruce Powell Photography

Intro & Dr. Lowenstein Keynote Address

Dr. Gold Lecture

Master Clinician & Junior Faculty Research Presentations

Junior Faculty & Student Research Presentations