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Getting Answers 
"Healing Relationships in Medicine" is a joint project of the Vanderbilt Medical Center and the Baptist Healing Trust to identify skills that facilitate compassionate relationships with patients.
 
Building Tomorrow 
We are devoted to creating research tools that can meet future health care needs while promoting the public´s acceptance and trust in research.
Changing Lives 
One qualitative study is examining how a patient´s illness trajectory is interpreted in different ways by patients, families, and care providers.

 

 

 

Upcoming Events:

Sept. 28, 2017 (Noon) in 208 Light Hall

Peter Angelos, MD, PhD, FACS
Linda Kohler Anderson Professor of Surgery and Surgical Ethics
Chief of Endocrine Surgery
Associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics

"Innovation in Surgery: Are we Doing the Best we can for our Patients?"

Peter Angelos, MD, PhD, FACS is the Linda Kohler Anderson Professor of Surgery and Surgical Ethics, Chief of Endocrine Surgery, and Associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago.  He completed his undergraduate degree, medical school, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy at Boston University.  He completed his residency in General Surgery at Northwestern University and went on to complete fellowships in Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago and in Endocrine Surgery at the University of Michigan.  Dr. Angelos is a busy endocrine surgeon who has written widely on improving outcomes of thyroid and parathyroid surgery, minimally invasive endocrine surgery, and ethical aspects in the care of surgical patients. Dr. Angelos is also a regular contributor to the American College of Surgeons Surgery News where he writes a column on surgical ethics entitled, “The Right Choice?” He is the immediate past president of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons.

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Scott Kim, MD 


 

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