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.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has launched the Flexner Discovery Lecture Series featuring the world's most eminent scientists, who will speak on the highest-impact research and policy issues in science and medicine today.
Sponsored by Center for Biomedical Ethics & Society:
Sept. 22, 2016 (4:00 p.m.) in 208 Light Hall
Sept. 10, 2015 (4:00 p.m.) in 214 Light Hall
Timothy Jost, J.D.
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Member, Institute of Medicine
"Who should control health care costs: consumers, insurers, providers, or the government?"
Timothy Stoltzfus Jost, J.D., is an emeritus professor at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. He is a coauthor of a casebook, Health Law, used widely throughout the United States in teaching health law and now in its seventh. He is also the author of Health Care at Risk, A Critique of the Consumer-Driven Movement, Health Care Coverage Determinations: An International Comparative Study, Readings in Comparative Health Law and Bioethics, and many articles and book chapters on health care regulation and comparative health law and policy. He has written numerous monographs on legal issues in health care reform for national organizations and blogs regularly for Health Affairs, where he is a contributing editor, on regulatory issues. He is a consumer representative to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and a member of the Institute of Medicine.
More information coming soon
September 25, 2014 Lecture: Decisions near the end of life: Can we make them less agonizing?
Bernard Lo, M.D.
- President of Greenwall Foundation
- Professor of Medicine Emeritus
- Director Emeritus, Program in Medical Ethics, UCSF
- Member, Institute of Medicine
Sponsored by Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, Patricia Townsend Meador Lectureship
September 19, 2013 LECTURE: Genome Medicine's Challenge to Practical Wisdom
Wylie Burke, M.D., Ph.D.
- Professor and Chair Department of Bioethics and Humanities at University of Washington
- Member, Institute of Medicine