BIOETHICS LECTURE SERIES:    


NOVEMBER

November 2
Concussion: The Movie & Panel Discussion

Thursday, November 2, 2017

7:00 pm
Tivoli Cinema (Westport)
4050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri

The movie Concussion tells the story of how Dr. Bennet Omalu – played by Will Smith – discovered neurological deterioration similar to Alzheimer’s disease while conducting an autopsy on former NFL player Mike Webster. It traces Dr. Omalu’s mission to raise public awareness about the dangers of football-related head trauma. After viewing the movie, you’ll hear reactions from a physician, sports journalist and former player.

* Tickets will be available at the Tivoli box office @ $9.00, $7.00 for Students and Seniors.


Richard PayneNovember 9
Are You Ready for Some Football: At What Cost? Brains, Sports & Protecting Our Kids


Richard Payne, MD
John B. Francis Chair in Bioethics
Hartzler Conference Room at Saint Luke’s on the Plaza
4401 Wornall
Kansas City, MO 64112
7:00pm - 8:30 pm

Recognizing the value sports offer and their role in our culture, how can we protect children and young adults in an environment where the NFL generates $13 billion a year and the science is evolving? Learn more about the impact of contact sports on our children’s future and the role we all have to play to ensure their safety.

Directions:
From the south: Drive north on Wornall directly into the parking garage.
From the north: From 43rd Street, turn south on Broadway. Turn left at 45th Street, which will take you to Entrance 1.
 

* Lecture will be livestreamed on the Center's Facebook Page.


Partially funded by Missouri Humanities Council and the Earl J. and Leona K. Tranin Special Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City

 

November 14, 2017
How to Help Patients Be Healthy, Independent and Old
Kathy Greenlee, Center for Practical Bioethics
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
11:00 am

* Lecture will be livestreamed on the Center's Facebook Page.

 

November 14
Holiday Shopping to Benefit the Center
A Store Named STUFF
316 West 63rd Street, Kansas City, MO
5:30-7:00 pm

STUFF offers original works from local, regional, national and international artists, including products made by “mom and pop” shops as well as collectibles and antiques throughout the Midwest. Fifteen percent of sales proceeds will benefit the Center. Light refreshments.

 

JANUARY



January 9, 2018
Direct Primary Care
W. Ryan Neuhofel, DO, MPH, Neu-Care, Lawrence, KS
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
11:00 am

* Lecture will be livestreamed on the Center's Facebook Page.

 

FEBURARY



February 5, 2018
Empathy, Compassion and Mindfulness in Osteopathic Medicine
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
12:00 noon

* Lecture will be livestreamed on the Center's Facebook Page.

 

MARCH


March 5, 2018
TBD
Mark Hoffman, PhD, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Children’s Research Institute
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
11:00 am

* Lecture will be livestreamed on the Center's Facebook Page.




March 28, 2018
Informed Consent
Unicorn Theatre, Kansas City, MO
7:30 pm

 

Bioethics Lecture

APRIL



April 17, 2018
TBD
Daniel Goldberg, PhD, JD, Center for Bioethics and Humanities, University of Colorado
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
11:00 am

* Lecture will be livestreamed on the Center's Facebook Page.




April 18, 2018
Annual Dinner: Ethical Improv
Lee Woodruff, Master of Ceremonies
Kansas City Marriott Downtown – Muehlebach Tower
5:30 pm