Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities


The Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities sponsors many lectures and events during the academic year. Please see the calendar below for a listing of our upcoming events—as well as relevant events presented by other groups at Northwestern University and its affiliated clinical partners.



NMH Ethics presents a Schwartz Rounds - A Life Worth Living: Who Decides?

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Northwestern Memorial Hospital presents

A Schwartz Rounds

A Life Worth Living: Who Decides?

Blessing Aghaulor, MD
Internal Medicine Resident

Claire Ehorn, RN
Clinical Coordinator, 15 Prentice

Colleen Hudson, RN
Clinical Nurse, 15 Prentice

Edward Penate, MDiv
Palliative Care Chaplain

M. Jeanne Wirpsa, MA BCC
Program Manager, Medical Ethics

Registration will take place on-site using texting mobile technology NOT through MyLearning. Continuing Education credits available for nurses, physicians, social workers, and PT/OT.

Schwartz Center Rounds is a multidisciplinary forum where caregivers discuss difficult emotional and social issues that arise in caring for patients.

Learning Objectives for This Program:
1. Examine social and emotional aspects of patient care delivery.
2. Discuss the impact of interdisciplinary collaboration on patient care delivery.

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.




Our Weekly Montgomery Lectures Return

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

After a break for the summer, our weekly Montgomery Lectures return. Details will follow in the coming weeks.