Save the date: CBSSM Research Colloquium

December 11, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) is proud to announce that its 2020 Research Colloquium will occur on March 11, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be held at Forum Hall, Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave., in Ann Arbor.

The CBSSM Research Colloquium will feature the 10th annual Bishop Lecture in Bioethics as the keynote address. Danielle Ofri, M.D., Ph.D., will present the lecture with a talk entitled “The Amygdala and the Stethoscope: Do Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine?”

Ofri 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 also the author of six books about life in medicine.
 
The lecture is jointly presented by CBSSM and the Ronald C. and Nancy V. Bishop Lectureship in Bioethics fund. 

Abstract submissions for the colloquium are welcome from all disciplines both within U-M, 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 at kryanz@med.umich.edu. Deadline for abstract submission is Friday, Jan. 24, 2020.

For more information, please visit the Research Colloquium website.

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