News and Events

A Discussion With Ed Weisbart, M.D.

Attend "Is Healthcare a Human Right, or Just Good for Business," a discussion with Ed Weisbart, M.D., at 4 p.m. September 7, 2017 in the Health Sciences Education Union Auditorium at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Reception to follow. 

2016-2017 Bander Endowed Lecture

The 2016-2017 Bander Center Endowed Lecture will be given by David Doukas, M.D., on March 31, in Auditorium A in the Learning Resource Center.


Tyler Zahrli, M.D., Ph.D. Trainee

Presented at the 26th Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas, on Feb, 25.


Erin Bakanas, M.D., M.A.

  • 7/15/2015 Session facilitator for Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) students at Saint Louis University Hospital on "The Purpose and Function of Ethics Committees"
  • 8/2015 Course co-director "Death and Dying" for second year medical students at Saint Louis University SOM
  • 11/17/2015 Panel participant for Lilly speaker series on "How Does Jesuit Identity Inform Health Professional Education in 2015" at Saint Louis University SOM
  • 3/23/2016 Session facilitator in Primary Care Capstone, topic "Who's Buying Lunch?---Physician Interactions with Industry" at Saint Louis University SOM
  • 4/6/2016 facilitator "Blessing of the Hands" ceremony for third year medical students at Saint Louis University SOM
  • 4/27 and 4/29/2016 facilitator in senior medical student Capstone on topic of "Professional Decision Making in Medicine" at Saint Louis University SOM
  • 6/21/2016 director of the "Ethics" session for the New Housestaff Orientation at SSM Health-Saint Louis University Hospital

Bander Center Casebook Presentations

Bander Center Presentations for Exploring Integrity in Medicine Casebook:

  • Kelly only-A Case Based Approach to Teaching Medical Business Ethics, Annual Health Law Professors Conference, June 2015, St. Louis, MO.
  • Exploring Integrity in Medicine: A Case Based Approach to Teaching Business Ethics and Professionalism, workshop with Rebecca Volpe and Tyler Zahrli, International Conference on Clinical Ethics & Consultation, May 2015, New York, NY.
  • Exploring Integrity in Medicine: A Case Based Approach to Teaching Business Ethics and Professionalism, workshop with Erin Bakanas, Rebecca Volpe, and Tyler Zahrli, Academy for Professionalism in Health Care Annual Meeting, May 2015, Louisville, KY. | 2015

Bander Center Publishes Casebook

Casebook to foster medical business ethics education with medical students and residents.  | 2014


2014 Bander Endowed Lecture

Joshua E. Perry, JD, MTS, of the Indiana University, Kelley Department of Business Law & Ethics, delivered the Bander Endowed Lecture Series on November 21, 2014. His talk was entitled, "Is the Business of Medicine Different? For-Profit Hospice as Case Study.  | 2014


2013 Bander Essay Winner

Andrew McNamara was Awarded the 2013 Bander Essay Prize | 2013