Program Event Announcements
Each year, students participating in the program are required to attend at least 5 events.
- Monday, December 2 — Craig Klugman, Ph.D., will present "Using Creative Non-Fiction in Teaching Research Ethics" as part of the Ethics in Science lecture series at the University of Houston. The lecture is scheduled from 11:00 am—12:30 pm at the University of Houston Hoffman Hall. Additional details: Lecture Flyer, Ethics in Science Lecture Series
- Tuesday, December 3 — Each year, the Center sponsors The Healer's Art blue book elective. To provide information about the course to students, the course director, Dr. Kenneth Sapire, will hold a brief information session from 12:30—1:00 pm in MSB B.612. For more information about the course, students can visit The Healer's Art site. Information Session Flyer
- Tuesday, December 3 — The Program will host its annual End-of-Semester Holiday Reception from 3:00—6:00 pm in JJL 410 and the surrounding lobby area. RSVPs are requested and refreshments will be served. Flyer
- Thursday, December 5 — Memorial Hermann and the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare present "When Families Behave Badly," a panel discussion facilitated by Matthew Harbison, M.D., and Brent Peery, D.Min. Panelists include Shih-Ning "Suny" Liaw, M.D., Kristin Soudelier, L.M.S.W.; and Stacey Upton, R.N. The panel discussion will be held from 12:00—1:00 pm in the Hermann Conference Center, with complimentary lunch beginning at 11:30 am. Flyer
- Tuesday, December 10 — David Eagleman, Ph.D., will present "Possibilianism" as part of the Spiritual Pioneers series with Rothko Chapel. Dr. Eagleman is a neuroscientist, New York Times best selling author, and a Guggenheim Fellow who holds joint appointments at Baylor College of Medicine in the Departments of Neuroscience and Psychiatry. The lecture will begin at 7:00 pm, and RSVPs are requested at Rothko Chapel Season of Series.
- Tueday, December 31 — The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University is sponsoring its 32nd annual poetry writing competition. The competition is open to students attending colleges of medicine or osteopathy in the United States and Canada. Entries must be postmarked by December 31, and students can submit up to three entries. The top three poets will receive $300, $200, and $100 prizes, respectively, and will have an opportunity to visit the NEOMED campus on April 4, 2014. For more information about the competition, please visit William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition.
- Monday, January 6 — The Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) will be accepting applications from MD students. As part of the fellowship, all program costs, including international travel, lodging, and food are covered. Students can apply any time through the deadline date of January 6. For more information, students should review the program flyer.
For more information or to notify the Program Coordinator of event attendance, contact Angela.Polczynski@uth.tmc.edu