Division of Medical Ethics & Humanities

The Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities' mission is to prepare physicians to provide respectful, humane patient care, to address current ethical problems in health care through research and discussion and to engage with providers, patients, and families to resolve their ethical conflicts.  We use relevant medicine, law, moral reasoning, literature, drama, and art to inform physicians about ethical issues and prepare them to empathize and communicate compassionately.

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David Green  Memorial Speakership: Mary E. Fallat, MD
Jan 05, 2017

David Green Memorial Speakership: Mary E. Fallat, MD

Mary E. Fallat, MD is the 2017 David Green Memorial Lecturer. Dr. Fallat is the Hirikati S. Nagaraj Professor of Surgery at the University of Louisville, Division Director of Pediatric Surgery, and Chief of Surgery at Norton Children’s Hospital where she has been in active clinical practice for nearly 30 years. Dr. Fallat has a long history of service and leadership in Pediatric Surgery. She is the recent past president of the American Pediatric Surgical Association and recent Chair of the American College of Surgeons Advisory Council for Pediatric Surgery. She is the current Secretary of the Section on Surgery of the American Academy of Pediatrics. There will be two opportunities to hear Dr. Fallat: an Evening Ethics Discussion, February 15, 2017, “My patient has a DNAR order and needs an operation: What should I do?” (5:30pm-7:00pm, Research Administration Building, room # 117) and Pediatric Grand Rounds, David Green Memorial Lectureship, February 16, 2017, “Difficult Decisions, Disclosure, and Personal Coping in Pediatric Termination of Resuscitation” (8am-9am, 3rd floor Primary Children's Hospital Auditorium). ... Read More

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Beyond Versus by James Tabery

Beyond Versus: The Struggle the Understand the Interaction of Nature and Nurture

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