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

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

Adam Cifu, MD Senior Faculty ScholarUChicago MedicineNovember 8, 2022Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence Intro and Mission Zoom
Sonia Oyola, MD Associate Junior Faculty ScholarUChicago MedicineNovember 17, 2022Physician Resilience and Caring for Sexual Assault Survivors Zoom
Nicola Orlov, MD Junior Faculty ScholarUChicago MedicineJanuary 10, 2022Navigating Relationship with Pediatric Patients and Their Guardians Zoom
Tanya Zakrison, MD, MPH Senior Faculty ScholarUChicago MedicineFebruary 7, 2022Biases in Diagnosis and Trauma Care Zoom
David Hampton, MD Associate Junior Faculty ScholarUChicago MedicineMarch 21, 2022Self-care as a Trauma Surgeon Zoom
Kiran Turaga, MD, MPH Senior Faculty Scholar (Alumni)Yale New Haven HealthMay 2, 2022Breaking 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.