Events Archive

November 15, 2006
The Seventh Annual Clarian Health Leadership Ethics Lecture
Tell Me Again: Why do we want to make health care more like the airlines?

Speaker: Professor Charles L. Bosk, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Methodist Hospital
Contact: For additional information, call The Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics at 317-962-9258.

Professor Charles L. Bosk, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Department of Medical Ethics, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
November 15, 2006

3:30 to 5:00 PM
Petticrew Auditorium
Methodist Hospital
I-65 at 21st Street
Indianapolis , Indiana

A reception will follow Dr. Bosk’s lecture.

Dr. Bosk is nationally recognized as an expert on medical error, a reputation which became established with the 1979 publication of Forgive and Remember: Managing Medical Failure (University of Chicago Press, Second expanded edition, 2003). Dr. Bosk is author of over 60 articles and author/editor of six books including his most recent What Would You Do? The Collision of Ethics and Ethnography (University of Chicago Press, forthcoming, 2006) .

Among many distinguished academic awards and honors, Dr. Bosk has recently received a three year Robert Wood Johnson Health Investigator Award, “Restarting a Stalled Policy Revolution: Patient Safety, Systems Error, and Professional Responsibility.”