Carl Elliott, M.D., Ph.D., of the Center of Bioethics at the University of Minnesota, will be the guest speaker at the Oct. 2 event.
The Center for Health Care Ethics will host this year’s Distinguished Lecturer Series at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, in the Saint Louis Room at Busch Student Center. The purpose of the series is to discuss major emerging issues in the field of health care ethics with faculty and doctoral students, as well as the larger University community.
The guest lecturer will be Carl Elliott M.D., Ph.D., professor in the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota.
He is the author or editor of seven books, including White Coat, Black Hat: Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine (Beacon, 2010) and Better than Well: American Medicine Meets the American Dream (Norton, 2003.)
His articles have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The London Review of Books and Mother Jones, as well as The Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the Hastings Center, a former Network Fellow at the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, a recipient of the Erikson Prize for Mental Health Media,] and a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey.
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