The Department of Medical Humanities at Southern Illinois University offers a curriculum designed to provide medical students with a core knowledge in the humanities, emphasizing application of the content and methodologies of humanities disciplines to the practice of medicine. These humanities disciplines include: ethics, health policy, medical history, medical jurisprudence, psychosocial care, and religious studies.
Two events are happening on April 15, 2015:
SIU School of Law
John and Marsha Ryan
Thaddeus M. Pope, PhD, JD
"When Are You Dead? Expanding Objections to Brain Death and Recommended Responses"
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
This presentation will be videocast from SIU School of Law in Carbondale
Also on April 15, 2015:
HONORING LINCOLN SYMPOSIUM
SPONSORED BY SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL HUMANITIES, WITH SUPPORT FROM THE ABRAHAM LINCOLN BICENTENNIAL FOUNDATION
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
5:00 p.m. – Doors open, including the Pearson Museum
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Presentations
“MASSIVE GRIEF – THE NATION AND THE FAMILY”
April 16-17: Thaddeus Pope, PhD, JD, the John and Marsha Ryan Bioethicist-in-Residence Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, will visit Springfield. His presentation on Medical Futility-Policy Implications is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, April 17th in Telehealth, Room 1252 / 913 Buildilng. Dr. Pope holds the position of Director of the Health Law Institute and Associate Professor of Law, both at Hamline University, Saint Paul, MN.
Tuesday, May 5, 12:00 Noon
THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL HUMANITIES PRESENTS:
REFELCTIVE PRACTICE IN MEDICINE
SUSAN ARJMAND, MD
Telehealth, 913 Building, Room 1252
Friday, May 22, 2015: 17th Annual Southern Illinois HealthCare/SIU Health Policy Institute presents
ALTERNATIVE DELIVERY METHODS IN HEALTHCARE: THE SEARCH FOR QUALITY AND EFFICIENCY
Co-sponsored by the Chicago Medical Society, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois State Medical Society, the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, and by the SIU School of Medicine - Department of Medical Humanities. CME credits are available.
Please click for registration and venue locations in Springfield, Carbondale and Chicago.