2nd Peter Sowerby Interdisciplinary Workshop

15 December 2020 - 11:45-20:00

Philosophy in Medical Education: Race, Gender and Bias

The Sowerby Philosophy and Medicine Project invites attendees to an online one-day workshop on philosophical issues surrounding race, gender and bias and how these might best be incorporated into the medical curriculum. This event concludes the event series on ‘Philosophy in Medical Education’.

Time: 11:45 – 20:00 (UK), 15th of December

Place: Online Videoconference (Zoom)

Registration: Please register via Eventbrite by 10:30 on the 15th of December

Timetable (all times UK):

  • 11:45 – 12:00 Welcome
  • 12:00 – 13:05 Katherine Puddifoot (Durham) “The importance of being particular: avoiding generalisations about generalisations in medical education”
  • 13:05 – 13:15 Break
  • 13:15 – 14:00 Astrid Oredsson (Cambridge) “Reducing inequalities in healthcare: the importance of educating medical personnel on testimonial injustice”
  • 14:00 – 14:30 Lunch Break
  • 14:30 – 15:35 Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (Aarhus) “The Disability and Old Age Trilemma”
  • 15:35 – 15:45 Break
  • 15:45 – 16:30 Nivethitha Ganapathiram (KCL) “Epistemic Injustice and Post-Pandemic Medical Education: how can anthropological perspectives move us towards a fairer future?”
  • 16:30 – 16:40 Break
  • 16:40 – 17:45 Sean Valles (MSU) “For an Anti-Racist Medical Education, Students Must Learn About the Full Range of Racism Varieties, Not Just Interpersonal Bias”
  • 17:45 – 17:55 Break
  • 17:55 – 18:40 Eleanor Byrne (York) “Striking the Balance with Epistemic Injustice”
  • 18:40 – 18:50 Break
  • 18:50 – 19:55 Sherrilyn Roush (UCLA) “Healthy Suspicion: Causes, Correlations, and Proxy Variables”
  • 19:55 – 20:00 Closing Remarks