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TMC Seminar: “Shakespeare on the End of Life,” Brian Quaranta, MD, MA
Dr. Quaranta is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at Duke University School of Medicine, and Associate Faculty at the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities, and History of Medicine. His practice focuses on general radiation oncology, with a particular interest in breast and prostate cancers. In addition to his medical interests, he very interested in literature, history, psychology, and philosophy. In further pursuit of those interests he has obtained an MA in Shakespeare and Theatre from the Shakespeare Institute at Stratford-upon-Avon. He is currently pursuing projects in how reading Shakespeare can shed light on the ethics of death and dying, and more generally in how carefully studying literature can help to form patient-centered physicians.