Three Virtual Lectures from Jonathan M. Metzl, MD, PhD – Sept 30-Oct 2, 2020

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Three Virtual Lectures from Jonathan M. Metzl, MD, PhD

September 30 – October 2, 2020

The Program in Medical Ethics and Humanities and the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library invite you to three virtual  events featuring our 2020 Max & Sara Cowan Memorial Speaker and Priscilla M. Mayden Endowed Lecturer Jonathan M. Metzl, MD, PhD.

Dr. Metzl is the Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociologyand Psychiatry, and the director of the Department of Medicine, Health, and Society, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He received his MD from the University of Missouri, MA in humanities/poetics and psychiatric internship/residency from Stanford University, and PhD in American culture from University of Michigan. Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, the 2020 APA Benjamin Rush Award for Scholarship, and a 2008 Guggenheim fellowship, Dr. Metzl has written extensively for medical, psychiatric, and popular publications about some of the most urgent hot-button issues facing America and the world. His books include The Protest Psychosis, Prozac on the Couch, Against Health: How Health Became the New Morality, and Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland.

We are grateful for the support from our partners in the Tanner Humanities Center.

Evening Ethics:  “Mental Illness, Mass Shootings, and the Politics of US Firearms”

Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 5:30-7:00 pm j/95455057558 ; Passcode: 873831

CME for September 30th Evening Ethics: Event Code 274019; Call (801) 478-5852 (always the same)

Background reading for Evening Ethics session:

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds:  “The Protest of Psychosis: Race, Protest, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia”

Thursday, October 1, 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm

Cowan Public Lecture & Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture: “Dying of Whiteness: The Pandemic and the Politics of Racial Resentment”

Friday, October 2, 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Passcode: 935983
CME for October 2nd Cowan & Mayden Lecture: Event Code: 276019; Call (801) 478-5852 (always the same)

Also recommended reading: Jonathan Metzl’s book, Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics ofRacial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland


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