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2020 – 2021 Flexner Deans’ Lecture Series

All lectures will be virtual.
If you have any questions about the lectures, please email medstudentaffairs@vanderbilt.edu.

Previous Lectures

Sanjana Salwi, MS4

Are Doctors Liars? How Examining Pelvic Exams on Anesthetized Women Can Help Us Improve Informed Consent

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Mollie Limb, MS4

The Price of Pretending: Why I Hid My Depression and What I Learned from Asking for Help

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Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP

What The Eyes Don't See:
A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

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Michael Ashley Stein, PhD, JD

Mental Health, Involuntary Treatment, Legal Capacity, and Human Rights

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William Flanary, MD

Life Lessons from a Joke-telling Ophthalmologist

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Panel Discussion

The History of African-Americans in Medicine:
Abraham Flexner, Racism, and Vanderbilt

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P. Preston Reynolds, MD

The History of African-Americans in Medicine

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Stephen Trzeciak, MD, MPH

Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence
That Caring Makes A Difference

Art Van Zee, MD

The Promotion and Marketing of OxyContin:
Twenty Years Later, An Opioid Crisis, Lessons Learned, and Opportunities Not to Miss

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