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Download Bucksbaum Institute 2017-18 Lecture and Seminar Series Brochure

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Lecture: The Worthless Remains of My Calling: Max Weber, William Osler, and the last virtue of a physician

Time: 4:30 PM–6:00 PM
Abraham Nussbaum, MD (University of Colorado)
Co-sponsored with the Hyde Park Institute
Location: Goldblatt Pavilion H-103
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November 16, 2017
Discussion: Moral Failure and Health Care Costs: How the Political System Gets Health Care Wrong

Time: 5:00 PM–6:00 PM
Jeff Goldsmith, PhD (University of Virginia)
Respondents will include:
Rena Conti, PhD (University of Chicago)
Elbert Huang, MD, MPH (University of Chicago)
David Meltzer, MD, PhD (University of Chicago)
Location: Goldblatt Pavilion H-103


December 6, 2017
Lecture: Geriatric Trauma Care

Time: 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Zara Cooper, MD, MSc (Harvard University)
Co-sponsored with the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Location: Billings Auditorium P-117


December 8, 2017
Scholar Lab Meeting: Bucksbaum Institute Annual Update and New Collaborations

Time: 7:00 AM–8:30 AM
Matthew Sorrentino, MD (University of Chicago)
Location: Cardiology Conference Room W-632


January 24, 2018
Lecture: Concepts of Health and the Ethics of Shared Decision Making

Time: 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Lauris Kaldjian, MD, PhD (University of Iowa)
Co-sponsored with the Hyde Park Institute
Location: Billings Auditorium P-117


January 29, 2018 - February 2, 2018
Lecture Series: Graduate Medical Education Resilience Week

Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
Co-sponsored with the Office of Graduate Medical Education
Location: TBA


February 7, 2018
Lecture: Reducing Violence in the City of Chicago

Time: 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Arne Duncan (Emerson Collective and Former US Secretary of Education)
Co-sponsored with the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Location: Billings Auditorium P-117


February 20, 2018
Lecture: Strengthening the Doctor-Patient Relationship: The Quality of “Attention” in Medical Practice

Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
Molly Cooke, MD (University of San Francisco)
Co-sponsored with the Department of Medicine
Location: Billings Auditorium P-117


March 2, 2018
Scholar Lab Meeting: Bucksbaum Pilot Grants: A Discussion by Current Grantees

Time: 7:00 PM–8:30 PM
Matthew Sorrentino, MD (University of Chicago)
Location: Cardiology Conference Room W-632


March 7, 2018
Lecture: Empowerment: An Ethical Dilemma

Time: 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Mamta Swaroop, MD (Northwestern University)
Co-sponsored with the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Location: Billings Auditorium P-117


April 19, 2018
Annual Symposium: Will Markets and Machines Doom Us to Care without Caring

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


May 3, 2018
Seminar: From Machines to Wayfarers: How Not to Be a Dualist in Health Care

Time: 4:30 PM–6:00 PM
Warren Kinghorn, MD, ThD (Duke University)
Co-sponsored with the Hyde Park Institute
Location: Goldblatt Pavilion H-103