Thursday, April 16, 2020

2019-2020 Lecture Season

We are pleased to announce the 36th lecture season (2019-2020):

  • September 24, 2019 ~ "Poena par sapientia: Tommy John Surgery and Modern Sports Medicine," Walton Schalick, III, MD, PhD (Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin and the Central Wisconsin Center) CANCELLED
  • November 12, 2019 ~ "Medical Education in 19th-Century America: Jefferson and Flexner Revisited," Robert Gibson, MD (Internal Medicine, University of Virginia) 
  • January 28, 2020 ~ "The Poison Garden: Poisoning in Agatha Christie's Literature," Sylvia Pamboukian, PhD (English and the Honors Program, Robert Morris University) 
  • February 25, 2020 ~ "Dr. Charles Champion: An African American Champion of Independent Pharmacy Practice and Alternative Medicine in the Civil Rights Era," James Bailey, MD (Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee Medical Center) 
  • April 7, 2020 ~ "The Daring Young Surgeons Who Pioneered Heart Surgery," David Cooper, MD (Xenotransplantation Program/Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Unless otherwise specified, all lectures take place at 6:00 pm on Tuesday evenings in Lecture Room #1, Scaife Hall 4th Floor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3500 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. (Paid) parking is available on the street and in select garages.

Please note that we are no longer offering buffet dinner after every lecture; but if you would like to join us for dinner at a restaurant in Oakland and can pay for your own meal, simply RSVP to by the Sunday before the lecture to join the reservation.

Annual dues are $10 for trainees and $25 for everyone else and support bringing excellent speakers from around the country to our corner of the world. Dues can be paid online (see column at right) or in person to Adam Davis.

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