Discussion of End of Life Issues in Medicine
With the Harvard Medical Society of Chicago
Location: McDermott Will & Emery
227 W. Monroe St., Chicago
The Harvard Medical Society of Chicago and
the Harvard Club of Chicago
invite alumni to a timely discussion based on
Harvard Professor Atul A. Gawande’s 2014 book
“Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End”
Dr. Linda L. Emanuel, MD ’84
Joshua Hauser, AB '89 MD '94
The purpose of this discussion is not necessarily to provide answers but rather to encourage thinking about a part of life that is often avoided and yet is a critical aspect of life itself. Such thinking is important not only for oneself but also for one’s ability to communicate with others dealing with end of life concerns.
Linda L. Emanuel, MD ’84, (BA & MA University of Cambridge, PhD University College, London) did her Internal Medicine training at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She is a Professor of Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine as well as Director of the Buehler Center on Aging. She has been active in both psychiatry and the behavioral sciences and has a particular interest in the psychological issues associated with terminal care.
training in Internal Medicine at the Brigham and Woman’s Hospital. He is board certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine and is chief of the palliative care section at Jesse Brown (Chicago) VA Medical Center. He has been active clinically and in education and research of various aspects of palliative care at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine where he is an Assistant Professor.
DATE: Monday, November 7
TIME: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
5:30 Wine & Cheese Reception &Networking
7:00 Q&A to Follow the Presentation
LOCATION: McDermott Will & Emery
227 W. Monroe St., 45th Floor, Chicago
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$35 per person for non-members
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Monday, 11/7/16 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm | iCal
McDermott, Will & Emery
227 W. Monroe St. 45th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
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