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February 2019

Who Cares? Series: “Suicidality” with Tara Corbett, MSW and Warren Kinghorn, MD, PhD

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 12:30PM | 0012 Westbrook

The Theology, Medicine, and Culture Initiative and the Office of Ministerial Formation are sponsoring a seminar series entitled “Who Cares? Why Pastoral Care Matters and How to Do It Well.” This month, Who Cares? is joining forces with Dr. Warren Kinghorn for an important Mentoring for Ministry topic: “Pastoral Care: Suicide Prevention and Accompanying those with Suicidal Ideation.” Instead of the usual Wednesday meeting time, we will meet on Thursday, February 21st from 12:30-1:20pm in 0012W. This is open to…

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TMC Seminar: “(How) Can the Church Help Address Racism in Healthcare?” Dr. Charmaine Royal

Friday, February 22, 2019, 12PM | Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine

Charmaine Royal is associate professor of African & African American Studies, Biology, and Community & Family Medicine at Duke University. She is also core faculty in the Duke Initiative for Science and Society, faculty affiliate in the Duke Global Health Institute, and senior fellow in the Kenan Institute for Ethics. Full bio.

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March 2019

“Dance and Theology: Healing What is Broken”: Ekklesia Contemporary Ballet at Goodson Chapel

Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 11:25AM | Goodson Chapel

Ekklesia Contemporary Ballet will perform at the Duke Divinity School chapel service in Goodson Chapel, followed by a lunchtime conversation on the intersection between dance and theology. The event is sponsored by the Theology, Medicine, and Culture Initiative; Duke Initiative for Theology and the Arts; and the Center for Reconciliation. Ekklesia Contemporary Ballet exists to “love all and serve all” as the church embodied through the visible form of dance. Ekklesia holds a diverse compilation of repertory that spans a…

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TMC Seminar: “A Discussion on the Moral Formation of Medical Students,” James Lefler, MD

Friday, March 8, 2019, 12PM | Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine

James P. Lefler is Assistant Consulting Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine.

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Who Cares? Series: “Alcohol and Substance Abuse” with Tara Corbett, MSW; Warren Kinghorn, MD, ThD; and Marty Weems, LCSW, LCAS

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 12:15PM | 0014 Westbrook

The Theology, Medicine, and Culture Initiative and the Office of Ministerial Formation are sponsoring a seminar series entitled “Who Cares? Why Pastoral Care Matters and How to Do It Well.” The sixth (of 7) meeting of the series will cover alcohol and substance abuse and be moderated by Tara Corbett, MSW, with guest speakers Dr. Warren Kinghorn, MD, ThD, and Marty Weems, LCSW, LCAS. This seminar will count as M4M credit. Who Cares? provides an introduction to counseling skills, mental…

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TMC Seminar: “Toward a Common Grace Bioethics,” Dr. Patrick Smith

Friday, March 22, 2019, 12PM | Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine

Patrick T. Smith is Associate Research Professor of Theological Ethics and Bioethics at Duke Divinity School and Senior Fellow of the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. Full bio.

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Out of Our Meds? Symposium: “But I am Afflicted”: Attending to Persons in Pain in Light of the Opioid Crisis

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 9AM | JB Duke Hotel

March 28, 2019 JB Duke Hotel, Durham, NC click here to register The third annual conference of the “Out of our Meds?: Theology and Pharmaceuticals” series will consider the contemporary opioid crisis through a theological lens in order to develop faithful and fitting resources for both churches and healthcare practitioners. The conference aims to gather theologians and healthcare practitioners to address a moral question: In light of the opioid crisis, how should clinicians, pastors, and support networks of friends and…

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Conference on Medicine and Religion

Friday, March 29, 2019, 8AM | JB Duke Hotel

The annual Conference on Medicine and Religion, held in Durham, North Carolina this year, will explore chronic pain and faithful responses to it. Pain haunts human experience and frequently leads people to seek help from medical practitioners. As many as one in four American adults suffers chronic pain. On one hand, relieving pain seems the most obvious of responsibilities for clinicians. As the saying goes, “To cure sometimes, to relieve often, to comfort always.” On the other hand, pain often…

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April 2019

Who Cares? Series: “Interpersonal Conflict/Violence” with Tara Corbett, MSW

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 12:15PM | 0014 Westbrook

The Theology, Medicine, and Culture Initiative and the Office of Ministerial Formation are sponsoring a seminar series entitled “Who Cares? Why Pastoral Care Matters and How to Do It Well.” In this final Who Cares? session, Tara Corbett, MSW, will lead a discussion recapping some of the main themes and lessons from the year, while also emphasizing some key skills for interpersonal conflict. Who Cares? provides an introduction to counseling skills, mental health, and self-care for students planning to be…

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TMC Certificate Showcase

Friday, April 12, 2019, 12PM | TBA

The Theology, Medicine, and Culture Initiative at Duke Divinity School will hold a Certificate Showcase, highlighting the work of students completing the TMC Certificate.

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