The Amygdala and the Stethoscope: Do Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine?
10th Annual CBSSM Research Colloquium & Bishop Lecture in Bioethics with Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD
March 11, 2020
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Forum Hall, Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.
Sponsored by: Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine
Contact Information: Kerry Ryan email@example.com
Save the Date! We are delighted to announce that the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) Research Colloquium will occur on March 11, 2020 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.). The CBSSM Research Colloquium will feature the 10th Annual Bishop Lecture in Bioethics as the keynote address. Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, will present the Bishop Lecture with a talk entitled: "The Amygdala and the Stethoscope: Do Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine?" Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD is an internist at Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the country. She is a founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Bellevue Literary Review, and is a clinical professor of medicine at NYU School of Medicine. Ofri writes regularly for the New York Times, the Lancet, the New England Journal of Medicine, and Slate Magazine about medicine and the doctor-patient relationship. She has given TED talks on Deconstructing Perfection and Fear: A Necessary Emotion, and has also performed stories for the Moth. She is featured in the upcoming documentary: “Why Doctors Write.” Ofri is the author of six books about life in medicine. Her newest book—“When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error”— will be available in April, 2020. The lecture is jointly presented by CBSSM and the Ronald C. and Nancy V. Bishop Lectureship in Bioethics fund. Abstract submissions are welcome from all disciplines both within UM, as well as other institutions. The CBSSM Research Colloquium brings together presenters highlighting research related to bioethics, health communication, and medical decision making. For more details or to submit an abstract, please see the Abstract Submission form. If you have any questions, please contact Kerry Ryan, firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for abstract submission is Friday, January 24, 2020. For more information, please visit the Research Colloquium page on the CBSSM website.