Dr. Tauber's lecture has been cancelled due to transportation complications in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. It will be rescheduled at a later date.
Please join us for our next lecture on Wednesday, January 23, at 4:30 p.m. David B. Levine will present on: The Civil War and its Casualties. More details to follow closer to the date.
The Heberden Society and the Division of Medical Ethics jointly present:
Alfred I. Tauber, M.D.
Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, Boston University
Zoltan Kohn Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Requiem for the Ego: Freud Pushing Against the Postmodern Tide
Thursday, November 1, 2012 5:00 p.m.
Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue
Uris Faculty Room (A-126)
Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.
Dr. Tauber's lecture will be the second Heberden Society lecture in the 2012-13 series. It will also be part of the Division of Medical Ethics Seminar Series, "Perspectives in Bioethics and Humanities".
Alfred I. Tauber, Professor of Philosophy, emeritus, and Zoltan Kohn Professor of Medicine, emeritus, was Director of Boston University's Center for Philosophy and History of Science from 1993-2010. He is author of Freud, the Reluctant Philosopher (Princeton 2010; Spanish edition in 2013), which was nominated for the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis Gradiva Award. He has recently completed Requiem for the Ego, which will be published by Stanford University Press next year. Dr. Tauber also holds a Visiting Professorship at Tel Aviv University, where he teaches philosophy of science at the Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas.
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 presents a series of lectures 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 Statements:
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. Tauber has nothing to disclose.
Course Director, Dr. Joseph Fins, and the Planning Committee: Cathleen Acres, Kerrine Carter and Maritza Montalvo have nothing to disclose.
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 the Division of Medical Ethics / 212-746-4246.