2018 Plunkett Lecture
Should we take away Hippocrates' licence? Professionalism, conscience and tolerance in a good society
To be delivered by:
Professor Daniel Sulmasy MD PhD MACP
Professor of Biomedical Ethics
Georgetown University, Washington DC
Date: Thursday 22 March 2018
Time: 5.30pm - 7:30pm
Venue: The Function Room, Level 4, St Vincent’s Clinic, 438 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW
Refreshments to follow lecture.
Please call (02) 8382 2869 (and leave a message) if you would like further information about this event.
Past Plunkett lectures
Lectures from more recent years, together with invited speakers, are listed below. Recorded lectures can be accessed via the topic link.
|2017||Most Reverend Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop of Sydney||Drive-Thru Healthcare: is there more to the healing relationship than supply and demand?|
|2016||Mr Mark Tedeschi AM QC, NSW Senior Crown Prosecutor and author of Murder at Myall Creek||John Hubert Plunkett: The Martin Luther King of colonial Australia and prosecutor of the Myall Creek massacre trials|
|2015||Associate Professor Justin Oakley, Monash University||What should surgical patients be told? The value and limits of medical transparency.|
|2014||Professor Wendy Rogers, Macquarie University||Overdiagnosis: when too much medicine is bad for your health!|
|2013||Dr Steve Matthews, ACU||Musical memories and the way we were: musical therapy in progressive cognitive impairment.|
|2012||Dr Andrew McGee, Queensland University of Technology||My brain, my mind, my body: implications for stem cell research, end of life and organ donation.|
|2011||Dr Paul Biegler, Monash University||The ethical treatment of depression: shortcomings in contemporary practice.|
|2010||Dr John Forge, University of Sydney||The responsible scientist: ethical challenges of research and practice.|
|2009||Prof Greg Craven, ACU and Mr Edward Santow, University of Sydney||Human rights laws: a benefit to patients, participants in research, residents in nursing homes?|
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