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“Joel Schwab, MD On Being a Doctor” Lecture Series

The “Joel Schwab, MD On Being a Doctor” Lecture Series is a monthly lecture series featuring Bucksbaum Faculty Scholars from UChicago and around the US presenting on a selected aspect of effective clinical care.

For over 30 years, Joel Schwab, M.D. was a beloved pediatrician, faculty member, and mentor at the University of Chicago. He conceived of this series as a way to help our undergraduates learn more about the doctor-patient relationship and explore their interests in medicine. Upon his passing in June of 2013, the series was renamed in his honor.

While the OBD series is a required component for the UChicago Clinical Excellence Scholars, the lecture series is open to students from across the country.

Please click on the “Zoom” link following each lecture’s topic to register.

The 2022-2023 schedule of lectures is as follows*:

Adam Cifu, MD Senior Faculty ScholarUChicago MedicineNovember 8, 2022, 5:30pm CSTBICE Intro and Evolution of Doctor-Patient Relationship Mission Zoom
Sonia Oyola, MD Associate Junior Faculty ScholarUChicago MedicineNovember 17, 2022, 5:30pm CSTPhysician Resilience and Caring for Sexual Assault Survivors Zoom
Nicola Orlov, MD Junior Faculty ScholarUChicago MedicineJanuary 10, 2023, 5:30pm CSTThe Intersection of Pediatric Hospital Medicine and Humanism Zoom
Tanya Zakrison, MD, MPH Senior Faculty ScholarUChicago MedicineFebruary 7, 2023, 5:30pm CSTCancelled
David Hampton, MD Associate Junior Faculty ScholarUChicago MedicineMarch 21, 2023, 5:30pm CSTSelf-care as a Trauma Surgeon Zoom
Alexander Langerman, MD Junior Faculty Scholar (Alumni)Vanderbilt UniversityApril 4, 2023, 4:00pm CSTSurgical Transparency Zoom
Kiran Turaga, MD, MPH Senior Faculty Scholar (Alumni)Yale New Haven HealthMay 2, 2023, 5:30pm CSTBreaking Bad News as a Surgical Oncologist Zoom

*Schedules and speakers are subject to change. Please check back often, leading up to your desired lecture of attendance.