Medical Ethicist Farr Curlin To Lecture on Religion, Ethics, and Medicine
by Karen Handley
February 13, 2004
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The Wabash College Lecture Committee announces the visit of physician and medical ethicist from the University of Chicago, Farr Curlin, on Monday, February 23 at 8:00 p.m. Curlin will speak on the topic of "Faithfulness or Intolerance: Religion and Moral Discourse in American Medicine." The lecture will take place in the Lovell Lecture Room of Baxter Hall.
Dr. Curlin is currently a MacLean Center Ethics Fellow at the University of Chicago Medical School. He received his B.A. and M.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has received numerous awards, including the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, the Terri Brenneman Award for "the graduating student who has most demonstrated a commitment to the underserved," the Cecil G. Sheps Award in Social Medicine, and the Norris Brookens Award as the Outstanding Internal Medical Resident in Illinois. He has written and spoken widely on medical ethics and the role of
religion in healing, and he has worked in a clinic on the west side of Chicago, a North Carolina clinic for migrant workers, and a garbage dump in Guatemala City.
Curlin’s talk is free and open the public.