Theology, Medicine, and Culture

Physicians Honored for Outstanding Care of Patients Near the End of Life

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Leaders who expand palliative care to veterans and promote patient-centered care to seriously ill children among honorees.

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Five physicians who have distinguished themselves in advancing the practice of palliative care and modeling exemplary skill and compassion at the bedside have been named recipients of the 2014 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards.

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Medicine Does Not Know What 'Dead' Is

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Divinity School Professor Raymond Barfield tells Christianity Today why doctors should not have the last word on life and death.

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Initiative Addresses Mental Health and the Church

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

An initiative looks to transform care of people with mental illness.

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Too often the treatment of mental illness focuses exclusively on the science of biomedicine, on pathology and cure. Deeper questions about how best to support human flourishing are set aside as irrelevant to the clinical practice of medicine. An initiative at Duke Divinity School aims to change this.

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John Dormois on Public Radio's "The Story"

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Cardiologist Dormois, M.Div. '13, came to Duke Divinity School to explore the spiritual side of medicine. He talks about why he enrolled and what he learned in an interview with Dick Gordon.

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Raymond Barfield: "Brain Surgery with Words"

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

In a TedxFranklinStreet video on YouTube, Barfield discusses how to talk to people who are going to die.

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Warren Kinghorn: Asking Broader Questions of Medicine

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Medicine needs physicians who can offer another way of thinking about human flourishing, sickness, and health, says Divinity School professor on Faith & Leadership.

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Payne Appointed to Center for Practical Bioethics

Thursday, March 7, 2013

In a joint appointment with Duke, Dr. Payne has been named the John B. Francis Chair at the Center for Practical Bioethics.

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Richard Payne, Esther Colliflower Professor of Medicine and Divinity at Duke Divinity School, has been named the John B. Francis Chair in Bioethics at the Center for Practical Bioethics, a part-time joint appointment he will hold while he continues his work at Duke.

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Five Physicians Honored for Care of Patients Near the End of Life

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Leaders who develop palliative care best practices receive Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards.

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Five physicians who have distinguished themselves in caring for patients near the end of life have been named recipients of the 2013 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards.

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Divine Intervention

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Thursday, October 18, 2012
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Divine Intervention

Medical and Divinity schools partner to cultivate compassionate, patient-focused physicians.

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