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.

Sep

26

NMH Ethics presents a Schwartz Rounds - In Harm’s Way: Healthcare Providers on the Frontline

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Northwestern Memorial Hospital presents

A Schwartz Rounds

In Harm’s Way:
Healthcare Providers on the Frontline

Moderator
M. Jeanne Wirpsa, MA, BCC
Senior Staff Chaplain
Clinical Ethics, Program Manager

Panelists

Claire Liszkay, BSN, RN, CCRN
Staff Nurse, Medical Intensive Care Unit

Gregory S. Retzinger, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Pathology Clinical Services

Fay Woodson
Operations Manager, EVS Support Services

Richard G. Wunderink, MD
Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit

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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Sep

28

IPHAM Seminar Series:"Taking Race Out of Human Genetics: Implications for Science and Medicine"

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title:"Taking Race Out of Human Genetics: Implications for Science and Medicine"

Presenter:

Michael Yudell, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor and Chair, Community Health and Prevention

Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University 

Location: Attend in person at HUGHES Auditorium, Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL)

Webinar link will be posted on the IPHAM Seminar Series page

Lunch will be provided.

CME credit is available for in-person attendance

The speaker has nothing to disclose. The course director, Jane Holl, MD, MPH has nothing to disclose. FSM’s CME Leadership and Staff have nothing to disclose:  Clara J. Schroedl, MD, Medical Director of CME, Sheryl Corey,  Manager of CME, Jennifer Banys, Senior Program Administrator, Allison McCollum, Senior Program Coordinator, and Rhea Alexis Banks, Administrative Assistant 2.

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Sep

29

Pediatric Grand Rounds-Ethics, History, and Understanding Autism Risk Research by Michael Yudell, MD

Chicago - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Pediatrics Grand Rounds are held every Friday morning from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. in the eleventh floor conference center at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Distinguished Northwestern University faculty present, along with other nationwide experts, on various subject areas.

Recent topics have included Resident Simulation Training, Adolescent Obesity, Organ Donation, and HPV Vaccination.

Accreditation Statement

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Hour Statement

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Grand Rounds Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Discuss current diagnostic process for given disease presented. List treatment strategies for disease process being presented. Discuss pathophysiology for given disease presented. Identify and address safety and quality issues impacting management and outcome of the case presented.

Faculty disclosure

Speaker disclosures will be made available in writing and orally at each Grand Rounds session. The Course Director, Dr. Jennifer Trainor, has nothing to disclose. FSM’s CME Leadership and Staff have nothing to disclose: John X. Thomas, Jr., PhD, Sr. Associate Dean for Medical Education, Genevieve Napier, CME Director, CME Project Specialists, Jen Banys, Michelle Mallery & Tristan Brown.

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Oct

03

NMH Medical Ethics Grand Rounds - TBA

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NMH Medical Ethics presents

Ethics Grand Rounds

Topic to be announced

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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Oct

31

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

07

NMH Medical Ethics Grand Rounds - TBA

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NMH Medical Ethics presents

Ethics Grand Rounds

Topic to be announced

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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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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Dec

05

NMH Medical Ethics Grand Rounds - TBA

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NMH Medical Ethics presents

Ethics Grand Rounds

Topic to be announced

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.

more

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.

more