Endowed Lecture Series

The Endowed Lecture Series at the Saint Louis University Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics invites speakers who offer insights into ethical business practices in medical care and research.

As part of the Saint Louis University Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, these lectures are approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

2016-17 Lecture 

David J. Doukas, M.D.                                                                                                                                                          William Ray Moore Endowed Chair of Family Medicine and Medical Humanism, Professor and Director of the Division of Medical Humanism and Ethics, Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville, and Co-Director of the Interdisciplinary Master of Arts in Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Topic: "Catalyzing Transformation in Residency Education Through and Towards Professionalism"

2015-16 Lecture

Stacey A. Tovino, J.D., Ph.D.
Lehman Professor of Law, and Director, Health Law Program at UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law

Topic: "Giving Thanks: The Law and Ethics of Grateful Patient Fundraising"

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2014-15 Lecture

Joshua E. Perry, J.D., MTS
Asst. Professor of Business Law and Ethics; Research Coordinator in the Center for the Business of Life Sciences at Indiana University

Topic: "Is the Business of Medicine Different? For-Profit Hospice as Case Study"

2013-14 Lecture

Ashley K. Fernandes, M.D., Ph.D.
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine; Dayton Children's Hospital 

Topic: "Reforming Medical Business Ethics: A Personalistic Approach"

2012-13 Lecture

James DuBois Ph.D., D.Sc.
Hubert Maeder Professor of Health Care Ethics and Director of the Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics 
Saint Louis University Center for Health Care Ethics

Topic: "Medical Decision-Making and the Web of Influence: Physician Narratives on Conflicts of Interest"

2011-12 Lecture

Bernard Lo, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF): Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Medical Ethics Program

Topic: "Partnerships Between Academic Health Centers and Industry: Opportunities, Challenges, and Pitfalls"

2010-11 Lecture

Marcia Angell, M.D.
Harvard Medical School: Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Medicine

Topic: "Conflicts of Interest in Medicine"

2009-10 Lecture

William Sage, M.D., J.D.
The University of Texas at Austin: Vice Provost for Health Affairs and James R. Dougherty Chair for Faculty Excellence in Law

Topic: "Conflicts of Interest in Academic Medicine: Where We Were, Where We Are, and Where We Might Be Headed"

2008-09 Lecture

Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center: Chair, Department of Bioethics

Topic: "Health Care Band-Aids: How to Fix America's Ailing Health Care System"

2008 Inaugural Lecture 

Matthew Wynia, M.D., MPH
American Medical Association: Director, Institute of Ethics

Topic: "Ethics and Pay for Performance (P4P): What is Known of the Effects of P4P on Physician Ethics and the Patient-Physician Relationship?"