Author: jzh3v@virginia.edu

Eating Disorders in Youth Rose During COVID — But the Signs Aren’t What Parents Might Expect

11/3/2021

A peer-reviewed study out of the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests that eating disorder diagnoses increased 15% in 2020 among people under 30 compared to previous years. Researchers believe the increase is…

Former Center Director, Daniel Becker, MD, Publishes Debut Book of Poetry

12/8/2020

Dr. Becker's 2nd Chance The Center congratulates former director, Dr. Daniel Becker, on the publication of his debut book of poetry, 2nd Chance. A nod to his first chapbook length…

Medical Center Hour is Moving to Zoom

8/27/2020

Medical Center Hour is moving to Zoom. Our 2020-2021 season—Medical Center Hour's 50th!—starts on Wednesday, 16 September 2020. Join our Zoom webinars on Wednesdays, 12:00-1:00 pm, from the Zooming device…

AMA Journal of Ethics essay by James Childress and Marcia Day Childress

8/6/2020

In its May 2020 issue, the AMA Journal of Ethics carried an essay by James Childress and Marcia Day Childress, "What Does the Evolution from Informed Consent to Shared Decision…

What Can Medical Students Learn From Art History? The University of Virginia’s New Course Reveals How Art Shaped Our Understanding of Plagues

8/4/2020

The popular online ARTNET news service did a story about "Confronting Epidemics—Perspectives from History, Ethics, and the Arts," an intensive required course for the UVA School of Medicine Classes of…