Health & Nature of Medicine - JPI 611

January 21, 2011 — April 15, 2011

Health and the Nature of Medicine: The Body, Healing, and Suffering Sessions meets at 3:30 - 5:30p.m. on the following Fridays:

  • January 21 & 28, 2011
  • February 11 & 25, 2011
  • March 4 & 18, 2011
  • April 1 & 15, 2011

Apply for admission by January 7, 2011

This special Spring Semester Graduate Course will consider the meaning of health and the nature of medicine in the light of their historical development, the Church's understanding of the human person, and the state of modern medicine. Special attention will be paid to the meaning of the body and human suffering and to the challenges faced by physicians and other health care workers in a contemporary setting.

A special lecture team of Institute faculty, Mayo Clinic physicians, and other physicians will include:

  • Michael Hanby, Ph.D. - John Paul II Institute, D.C. session
  • Andrew Majka, M.D. - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  • John Pach, M.D. - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  • Timothy Aksamit, M.D. - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  • Dennis Manning, M.D. - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  • John Lane, M.D. - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  • Allen Aksamit, M.D. - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  • Sara Deola, M.D. - University of Milan, Italy
  • Ruth Ashfield, M.T.S., RGN - St. George's Hospital, London

Contact : 202-526-3799 or information@johnpaullii.edu for registration information, fees, and further details

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