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Patricia Townsend Meador Lecture

Thursday, September 28, 2017,
  • Location: 208 Light Hall • 2215 Garland Avenue • Nashville, TN 37232
  • Room: 208 Light Hall

Peter Angelos, MD, PhD, FACS
Linda Kohler Anderson Professor of Surgery and Surgical Ethics
Chief of Endocrine Surgery
Associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics

"Innovation in Surgery: Are we Doing the Best we can for our Patients?"

Peter Angelos, MD, PhD, FACS is the Linda Kohler Anderson Professor of Surgery and Surgical Ethics, Chief of Endocrine Surgery, and Associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago.  He completed his undergraduate degree, medical school, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy at Boston University.  He completed his residency in General Surgery at Northwestern University and went on to complete fellowships in Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago and in Endocrine Surgery at the University of Michigan.  Dr. Angelos is a busy endocrine surgeon who has written widely on improving outcomes of thyroid and parathyroid surgery, minimally invasive endocrine surgery, and ethical aspects in the care of surgical patients. Dr. Angelos is also a regular contributor to the American College of Surgeons Surgery News where he writes a column on surgical ethics entitled, “The Right Choice?” He is the immediate past president of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons.

Please RSVP for a box lunch by September 15th to denise.lillard@vanderbilt.edu

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