Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Events

The Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities sponsors many lectures and events during the academic year. Please see the calendar below for a listing of our upcoming events—as well as relevant events presented by other groups at Northwestern University and its affiliated clinical partners.

Nov

20

Lurie Children's Ethics Grand Rounds Presents: Conflict Resolution/Verbal De-Escalation - Ashley Bennett

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lurie Children's Hospital presents an

Ethics Grand Rounds with

Ashley E. Bennett, LCSW
MS, Child Development with Infancy Specialization
Certified CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) Trainer
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

Conflict Resolution/Verbal De-Escalation

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

 

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Nov

21

NMH Patient Safety Grand Rounds - TBA

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NMH Patient Safety Grand Rounds

Topic to be announced

This monthly conference has been established by the Clinical Classification and Evaluation Committee (CCEC) as an opportunity to present and discuss examples of actual and near-miss events in patient safety at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and other sources.

The purpose of this program is to improve patient care and outcomes through the prevention of patient safety and system breakdowns.

Learning Objectives:

• Discuss a current issue related to patient safety
• Propose strategies to improve patient safety

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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Nov

28

NMH Ethics presents a Schwartz Rounds - In Thanksgiving for Meaningful Labor

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Northwestern Memorial Hospital presents

A Schwartz Rounds

In Thanksgiving for Meaningful Labor

Moderator:

M. Jeanne Wirpsa, MA, BCC
Chaplain, Spiritual Care and Education
NMH Medical Ethics, Program Manager

Panelists:

Matthew Jacobson, MDiv, BCC
Palliative Care Chaplain

Ashley Kappmeyer, LCSW, ACM-SW
Social Work Clinical Leader
Complex Discharge Team

Barbara Montgomery, BS
Patient Liaison

Sharon Ward, MSHA, BSN RN NE-BD
Patient Care Manager, 14E Feinberg

Schwartz Center Rounds® is a multidisciplinary forum where caregivers discuss difficult emotional and social issues that arise in caring for patients.

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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Nov

30

Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate Program presents a Montgomery Lecture with Ricardo Rosenkranz

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities and Bioethics Program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

Ricardo Rosenkranz, MD

The topic of this particular talk is yet to be announced.

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Dec

01

The Center for Bioethics & Medical Humanities presents - GRACE: a documentary - and a panel discussion

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Center for Bioethics & Medical Humanities presents

a documentary

GRACE

A panel discussion will follow the screening.

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Dec

05

NMH Medical Ethics Grand Rounds - Cutting Edge Ethical Questions in Genetic Testing

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NMH Medical Ethics presents

Ethics Grand Rounds

with

Lee Shulman, MD

Cutting Edge Ethical Questions in Genetic Testing

Medical Ethics Committee is pleased to announce this year's programs to engage you, challenge you and invite you to share your insights into patient care. The purpose of these sessions is to promote ethical decision-making in health care.

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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Dec

19

NMH Ethics presents a Schwartz Rounds -TBA

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Northwestern Memorial Hospital presents

A Schwartz Rounds

Details on this talk will be posted when they become available.

Schwartz Center Rounds® is a multidisciplinary forum where caregivers discuss difficult emotional and social issues that arise in caring for patients.

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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Dec

21

NMH Patient Safety Grand Rounds - TBA

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NMH Patient Safety Grand Rounds

Topic to be announced

This monthly conference has been established by the Clinical Classification and Evaluation Committee (CCEC) as an opportunity to present and discuss examples of actual and near-miss events in patient safety at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and other sources.

The purpose of this program is to improve patient care and outcomes through the prevention of patient safety and system breakdowns.

Learning Objectives:

• Discuss a current issue related to patient safety
• Propose strategies to improve patient safety

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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Jan

02

NMH Medical Ethics Grand Rounds - Altruism, Moral Courage and Clinician Sacrifice for Patients

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NMH Medical Ethics presents

Ethics Grand Rounds

with

Kathy Neely, MD, MA
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Ethics Committee Chair
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Ethics Consultant
Attending Physician, Palliative Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

Altruism, Moral Courage and Clinician Sacrifice for Patients:
Where Do We Draw the Line?

Medical Ethics Committee is pleased to announce this year's programs to engage you, challenge you and invite you to share your insights into patient care. The purpose of these sessions is to promote ethical decision-making in health care.

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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Jan

11

Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate Program presents a Montgomery Lecture

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

The Montgomery Lectures series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate Program--along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School's fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called "Special Topics in MH&B", this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

The speaker and topic of this particular talk is yet to be announced.

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