SCBE's popular bioethics seminar series brings eminent scholars examining issues at the juncture of medicine, law, and ethics to Stanford and the surrounding community. These lectures are free and open to the public. You can find the schedule for upcoming speakers here.
The Jonathan J. King Lectureship was established in 1991 to encourage the compassionate and humane care of all patients. It is a part of Stanford University Medicine's mission to enhance patient treatment and the art of caring. The Jonathan King Lecture is typically held each year in October and is free and open to the public.
The Arts, Humanities and Medicine Program provides a focal point for integrating the arts and humanities into medical education, the medical center community and the practice of medicine at Stanford. Events and programs coordinated by the Program in Arts, Humanities and Medicine include the annual spring Medicine and the Muse Symposium held at Cantor Arts Center and events such as Music and Medicine: The Art of Listening and a writers' symposium.
Stanford's Medicine & the Muse is pleased to solicit unpublished short stories, essays or poems addressing patients and providers facing chronic or life limiting illness. Paul Kalanithi passed too soon, but left a wonderful legacy in his bestselling memoir, When Breath Becomes Air. His creativity and commitment to finding meaning in the experience of illness inspired this award.
Stanford Faculty including Drs. Lucy Kalanithi, Matthew Stevenson, Steven Asch, Abraham Verghese, and Medicine & the Muse Executive Director Jacqueline Genovese
First Place: $500, Second Place: $250, Third Place $250
Total of 3 Winners
Published in Pegasus Review (subject to editorial review)
Short Stories / Essays: Less than 3000 words
Poems: Less than 50 lines
Stanford affiliates encouraged, but anybody can submit!
December 1, 2020 at 11:59 PM
If you have any inquiries, please email Christy Hartman with the subject line “Kalanithi Award Inquiry.”
CIRGE aims to serve as a national model for furthering public understanding and awareness of pressing ethical, legal and social issues in emerging human genetics research. The Center regularly invites prominent scholars and researchers to share their insights into these issues with the university and surrounding communities. In addition, CIRGE holds weekly and monthly seminars and events that are open to the community and cover issues related to genetics and ethics.