A Commitment to Preserve Human Dignity in Health Care

Human Dignity in Health Care

The Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Medicine, and Health is pleased to join with the Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust, the Department of Bioethics and the Holocaust of the UNESCO Chair of Bioethics (Haifa) and CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center to present, "A Commitment to Preserve Human Dignity In Health Care."

This full day event features lectures, workshops and interactive presentations led by internationally renowned scholars in the fields of Holocaust education, health care, health policy, and human rights endeavors. This educational and enlightening program affirms Misericordia University's dedication to emphasizing the importance of medical ethics, human dignity, equality and justice within health care.

Click here to watch the recording of the "Commitment to Preserve Human Dignity in Healthcare" event that took place on January 29, 2018


Schedule of Events



January 28, 2018

1:00 pm - Nursing White Coat Ceremony; E-mail mkornosk@misericordia.edu to RSVP

January 29, 2018

11:00 -11:40 am- Dr. Tessa Chelouche Guest Lecture; ENG 225: Disability Literature (not open to the public)

12:00 -1:00 pm - Dr. Susan Miller Master Lecture; "Medical Experimentation during and after World War II"

Insalaco Rooms 218-219; RSVP to Stephanie Winsock at swinsock@misericordia.edu or ext. 3356 by 1/24/18

3:30 - 4:45 pm - Dr. Susan Miller Guest Lecture; PHL 310: Medical Ethics (not open to the public)

Featured Event: Commitment to Preserve Human Dignity in Health Care

5:00 - 6:30 pm *** Lemmond Theater

5:00-5:30- Opening Remarks and Interfaith Candle-lighting Ceremony Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the victims of medical abuse throughout history

5:30-5:45- Take the Pledge to Preserve Human Dignity in Health Care

5:45 - 6:30- Keynote Address given by Dr. Tessa Chelouche: "Reflecting on the Past to Protect the Future: Medical Ethics and Human Dignity after the Holocaust"


Speakers


Dr. Tessa Chelouche

Dr. Tessa Chelouche is the manager of a primary care family practice, Kupat Holim Clalit, Israel. She is the Co-Director of an annual pre-clinical course on "Medicine and the Holocaust" at the Technion Medical School, Haifa. Dr. Chelouche is also the Co-Director of the Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust (MIMEH) and the Co-Chair of the Department of Bioethics and the Holocaust of the UNESCO Chair of Bioethics (Haifa). She has published numerous research papers and presented her work at many national and international conferences on Bioethics and the Holocaust.



Dr. Susan Miller

Susan M. Miller, MD, MPH, FACP, FAAFP, is the John S. Dunn, Sr. Research Chair in General Internal Medicine at Houston Methodist, a Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Institute of Academic Medicine, Houston Methodist Research Institute. She is an Associate Professor at Weill Medical College, Cornell University. Dr. Miller is the Deputy Chief in the Department of Family Medicine at The Methodist Hospital. She is currently the Senior Chair of the Institutional Review Board of the Methodist Hospital Research Institute and is the Director of the Chao Program for International Research Ethics.


Partners


MIMEH






CANDLES

This program is also being sponsored by the Medical and Health Humanities Program and the Ethics Institute at Misericordia University.



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