Spring 2015

Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30 pm; Jordan Conference Center Auditorium

21 January 2015

Andreas Vesalius Turns 500, 1514-2015
  • The Kenneth R. Crispell Memorial Lecture in the History of the Health Sciences, Celebrating Modern Anatomy’s Birthday:
  • Luke Demaitre PhD, Visiting Professor of Medical Education (History of Medicine), Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities, UVA
  • Co-presented with the History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series (A birthday reception open to all follows in the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library)

28 January 2015

Dissecting with a Paintbrush: Demonstrating Not So “Gross” Anatomy
  • History of the Health Sciences Lecture
  • Danny Quirk BFA, Medical/Anatomical Illustrator, Springfield MA
  • Co-presented with the History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series

4 February 2015

Dying in America
  • History of the Health Sciences Lecture
  • Marcia Angell MD, Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and former Editorin-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine, Boston MA
  • Co-presented with the History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series

11 February 2015

History of the Health Sciences Lecture

LBJ’s (Not So) Great Society After Fifty Years: A (Poor) Health Legacy

Erika Blacksher PhD, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, University of Washington,

Seattle WA

Co-presented with the History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series and the Institute for Practical Ethics

and Public Life

18 February 2015

A John F. Anderson Memorial Lecture

“Here One Day”—Coming to Terms with Mental Illness and Suicide

Kathy Leichter, Producer/Director, “Here One Day,” Two Suns Media, New York NY

25 February 2015

A John F. Anderson Memorial Lecture

The Surprising Collapse of Marijuana Prohibition: What Now?

Richard J. Bonnie LLB, Schools of Law, Medicine, and Public Policy, UVA

4 March 2015/Note start time of 12:15 pm

The Brodie Medical Education Award Lecture/Medical Grand Rounds

Jazz and the Art of Teaching

Paul M. Haidet MD MPH, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA

Co-presented with the Brodie Medical Education Committee and the Academy of Distinguished

Educators, in conjunction with Medical Education Research Week, UVA

11 March 2015

Medical Center Hour takes a spring break—no program

18 March 2015

The Ellis C. Moore Memorial Lecture of the School of Medicine

Unquiet Minds: Living with Bipolar Illness

Kay Redfield Jamison PhD, The Dalio Family Professor in Mood Disorders, Department of

Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore MD

Co-presented with The Women’s Initiative, Charlottesville, and the 2015 Virginia Festival of the Book

25 March 2015

The Koppaka V. Rao Family Foundation Lecture in Medical Humanities

Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Roz Chast, Cartoonist, The New Yorker, and Finalist for the 2014 National Book Award in NonFiction

for Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?