Has medicine been corrupted by ideology?
Monday, October 24th at 2:00 PM EST
Our panel of experts will explore whether healthcare has been corrupted by ideology. Covid-19/vaccine mandates, gender identity, and racial justice are just a few of the current issues that have recently impacted how patient care and resource allocations are made.
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Sally Satel, M.D.
a practicing psychiatrist and lecturer at the Yale University School of Medicine, examines mental health policy as well as political trends in medicine. Her publications include PC, M.D.: How Political Correctness Is Corrupting Medicine; The Health Disparities Myth; and One Nation Under Therapy, coauthored with Christina Hoff Sommers. Her recent book, Brainwashed – The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience (Basic, 2013) with Scott Lilienfeld, was a 2014 finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science.
Tom Huddle, M.D., Ph.D., FACP
teaches at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Medicine. He is an academic clinician and scholar in medical education, clinical ethics, and bioethics. Huddle studies clinical learning, the normative standards governing medical practice, end-of-life ethics, the many forces subverting thoughtful medical practice in contemporary America, and the relationship of medicine to society.
Diana. Blum, M.D.
graduated Summa Cum Laude from UC Davis, earned her MD at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, and completed her neurology residency at Stanford University. When not practicing clinical medicine, Dr. Blum is a fierce patient and physician advocate, defending Hippocratic Oath medicine and the sanctity of the doctor-patient relationship through education and activism.
is an educator passionate about personal well-being and establishing a society of individuals at peace within themselves and others. He established EmpowerED Pathways in 2017 and co-designed the Empowered Humanity Theory, a framework for life, leadership, and learning. He is an advocate for decreasing our current human division and increasing personal well-being through organizations such as EmpowerED Pathways, Free Black Thought, and The Institute for Liberal Values.
Moderator: Dr. Brandy Shufutinsky
Dr. Shufutinsky is the Director of Education and Community Engagement for JILV and an ex officio board member. She has worked towards advancing the rights of victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault through practice, education, and research and is now focusing her advocacy on developing intercultural and academic opportunities to enhance liberal democratic ideals.