The Theology, Medicine, and Culture initiative works to foster transdisciplinary conversation and practical collaboration at the intersections of religion, theology, and health care.
Theology, Medicine, and Culture (TMC) is a new strategic initiative that engages a wide range of individuals, communities, and institutions on fundamental questions about human flourishing, fragility, and death. Centered at Duke Divinity School, the initiative draws faculty and students from theology, medicine, nursing, public policy, and the arts and sciences.
Professor Payne Appointed to Federal Committee
Richard Payne will serve on a pain research committee of the NIH.
Physicians Honored for Outstanding Care of Patients Near the End of Life
Leaders who expand palliative care to veterans and promote patient-centered care to seriously ill children among honorees.
Medicine Does Not Know What 'Dead' Is
Divinity School Professor Raymond Barfield tells Christianity Today why doctors should not have the last word on life and death.
Initiative Addresses Mental Health and the Church
An initiative looks to transform care of people with mental illness.
John Dormois on Public Radio's "The Story"
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.
Raymond Barfield: "Brain Surgery with Words"
In a TedxFranklinStreet video on YouTube, Barfield discusses how to talk to people who are going to die.
Warren Kinghorn: Asking Broader Questions of Medicine
Medicine needs physicians who can offer another way of thinking about human flourishing, sickness, and health, says Divinity School professor on Faith & Leadership.
Payne Appointed to Center for Practical Bioethics
In a joint appointment with Duke, Dr. Payne has been named the John B. Francis Chair at the Center for Practical Bioethics.
Five Physicians Honored for Care of Patients Near the End of Life
Leaders who develop palliative care best practices receive Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards.