Saint Louis University

2011 Summer Newsletter

Steven Bander, MD, Receives FBI Director's Community Leadership Award

Steven BanderStephen Bander, MD, received the FBI Director's Community Leadership Award (DCLA) on March 2, 2011. The prestigious award was given to Bander for the programs he has funded using his qui tam settlement, including Saint Louis University's Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics. Read More



Bernard Lo to Deliver Fall, 2011 Bander Endowed Lecture

Bernard LoBernard Lo, MD, Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Medical Ethics Program at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) will be the 2011 Bander Endowed Lecturer. Lo chaired the 2009 Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee that produced the report, "Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice." Lo is also the author of "Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians" (4th ed., 2010) and of "Ethical Issues in Clinical Research" (2010). His talk is entitled... Read More


New Bander Fellows Will Produce Model Curriculum Over Next Year

Bander FellowsTwo Bander Fellows have been selected for the 2011-2012 year. Kamal Gursahani, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Emergency Medicine, and Anthony Mikulec, MD, MBA, Associate Professor and Chief of the Department of Otology and Neurotology at SLU, who has been renewed for a second year. In the upcoming year, Bander Center faculty and fellows will develop a model curriculum in medical business ethics. Read More


Bander Essay Prize Awarded

Thomas Heyne, MSt, a fourth-year medical student at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, was selected as the winner of the Bander Essay Contest in Medical Business Ethics. The contest was established in 2010 in collaboration with the American Medical Association's (AMA) online journal Virtual Mentor. His winning essay was entitled, "Ethics and Retail Clinics." Read More


Bander Center Supports & Develops Educational Opportunities at Medical School

Recent educational events have included a capstone course for fourth-year medical students on the business of medicine, a case study and lunch & learn sessions with medical students, a visiting lecture on concierge medicine, and a fourth-year elective "Who's buying lunch?" Read More


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