January 2012 Archives


In September, our medical center will be 80 years old. In the course of the year, we will featured anniversaries of milestones or events at the medical center. Here is a picture of the medical center in the 1930s. For more information about the history of the medical center, please visit our 75th Anniversary Exhibit on our website.

The Heberden Society and the Division of Medical Ethics jointly present:

Charles S. Bryan, M.D., MACP, FRCP,
Heyward Gibbes Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine Emeritus, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Director, Institute of Internal Medicine and Family Medicine, Providence Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina

Medical Professionalism for Generations X,Y and Z: Does William Osler’s “Master-Word in Medicine” (that is ‘Work’) Still Ring True?

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 5:00 pm
Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue
Uris Faculty Room (A-126)

Dr. Bryan’s lecture will be the winter 2012 Heberden Society Lecture, as well as the third in the Division of Medical Ethics Seminar Series, “Medical Ethics as Seen through the History of Medicine”.

Charles S. Bryan is Director of the Institute of Internal Medicine and Family Practice at Providence Hospitals, Columbia, South Carolina; and Heyward Gibbes Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine Emeritus at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, where he served as chair of the Department of Medicine and director of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. His extensive publications deal mainly with infectious diseases, medical history, and medical biography. His awards include the William Osler Medal of the American Association for the History of Medicine, the Theodore E. Woodward Award of the American Clinical and Climatological Association, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American Osler Society, and the Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Scholar Award of the American College of Physicians, of which he is a Master. A 1967 graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he is a past president of the American Osler Society and continues to have an active clinical practice as an infectious diseases consultant.

The Heberden Society, which seeks to promote an interest in the history of medicine, was founded at the medical center in 1975. With funding from the Office of the Dean, the society sponsors a series of lectures during each academic year.

The Division of Medical Ethics Seminar Series is a CME activity.

A CME activity:

Target Audience: Weill-Cornell physicians in medical ethics, other interested physicians and health care providers, and students.

Course Objectives:  This CME activity is intended to lead to improved patient care and safety based upon an assessment of gaps in physician knowledge, competence and performance.  By the conclusion of this series, physicians should learn new content relevant to their practice that informs and thereby improves the clinical care they provide.

CME Accreditation and Credit Designation Statement:  Weill Cornell Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Weill Cornell Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure:  It is the policy of Weill Cornell Medical College to adhere to ACCME Criteria, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support and content validation in order to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored programs. All faculty participating in sponsored programs are expected to disclose relevant financial relationships pertaining to their contribution to the activity, and any discussions of off-label or investigational uses of approved commercial products or devices, or of any products or devices not yet approved in the United States.

WCMC CME activities are intended to be evidence-based and free of commercial bias. If you feel this is not the case, please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 212-746-2631 to anonymously express any concerns.

Dr. Bryan has nothing to disclose and does not intend to discuss off-label or investigational use of products or services.
Course Director, Dr. Joseph Fins and the Planning Committee: Cathleen Acres, Kerrine Carter, and Maritza Montalvo have nothing to disclose.

Independent Clinical Reviewer: N/A

WCMC does not accept industry support for any regularly scheduled series. Any exceptions to this are approved by the CME Committee, and will be disclosed prior to this presentation.WCMC is accessible for individuals with disabilities or special needs. Participants with special needs are requested to contact the Office of CME at 212.746.2631.

Evaluations for Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS) are conducted periodically throughout the year. If you have questions or concerns regarding the content or presentation of these sessions (including any apparent conflict of interest), please contact Kerrine at 212-746-4246.

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