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Gregory (Ory) Streeter MD (student award), Class of 2019 and Tim B. Short MD (faculty award): receive UVA’s 2019 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Student Award

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Lois Shepherd’s essay on physician altruism is chosen for updated anthology

  Lois Shepherd’s essay on physician altruism is chosen for updated anthology, The Social Medicine Reader. Click here to read the essay: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/jlme.12172

Marcia Childress and Hunter Groninger present at special convening on human suffering

  Marcia Day Childress PhD participated in On Suffering: Pain, Precarity, and the Distintegration of the Self, a multidisciplinary, invitation-only meeting convened by Professor Ato Quayson at New York University…

Alexis Thurmond MD, Class of 2019, receives UVA’s 2019 Annette McDermott Award

The 2019 Annette McDermott Award was presented by the School of Medicine to graduating student Alexis M. Thurmond MD, Class of 2019 in acknowledgement of her sensitivity to and compassionate…

Bioethics fellow and interns attend conference in Washington, DC

On June 19th, a group from the Bioethics center- including our fellow and new interns-  traveled to Washington DC to attend a conference hosted by Gallup and Wellcome. There, presenters…

Dallas Ducar Nurse Practitioner Transitions and Walks the Lawn – Finally – As a Woman

Dallas Ducar, MSN, RN, CNL, NREMT-B and Founder of the Virginia Journal of Bioethics graduates from UVA's Nurse Practitioner Program with plans to join Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital's Transgender Health…

Mya C. Singleton “Ain’t I Human?: The Role of Bias and Erasure in the Medical Subjugation of African/Black Patients, A Personal Narrative.”

Mya C. Singleton, one of the Center's Summer Interns article:  “Ain’t I Human?: The Role of Bias and Erasure in the Medical Subjugation of African/Black Patients, A Personal Narrative.” GROUNDS:…

Julia Taylor’s work links sexual health to lower sexual risk in adolescent men

Background: Studies link sexual health to lower sexual risk in adolescent women, yet no empirical literature evaluates these associations in adolescent men. Read more here.

Dr. David Lapides presents narrative medicine workshop at the 2019 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting.

On May 10, 2019, Dr. David Lapides, of the UVA Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities presented at the American Academy of Neurology Live Well, Lead Well: Well-being Champion Program.…

Lois Shepherd OpEd in The Hill: A Federal Abortion Law Might be Needed

Last week the Kansas Supreme Court charted a path for abortion rights independent of the U.S. high court. According to its ruling, the state’s constitution not only protects a woman’s…