Today Med Students for Life is kicking off our 2014 Spring Medical School Tour! Over the next 2 months, pro-life physicians and surgeons will travel to more than 20 medical schools, from Washington to New Hampshire, lecturing on topics such as assisted suicide, natural family planning, conscience rights, and adverse prenatal diagnosis.
The tour kicks off this week at the University of Connecticut, the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Join the tour this week by watching two lectures live this Thursday, February 27th and Friday, February 28th. (Simply return to this page and view the Livestream Feed below. Note: All Livestreams will be recorded.)
Thursday, February 27th, 12:10pm EST
Women at Risk: Risk factors for Adverse Psychological Outcomes after Abortion
Dr. Martha Shuping at SUNY-Upstate
Dr. Shuping graduated from Wake Forest University Medical School in 1984, and completed her psychiatry residency at the university medical center in 1988. She practices psychiatry in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She has more than two decades of experience in helping women and men with mental health problems associated with past abortions within individual therapy and also through abortion recovery group programs. Dr. Shuping is a co-author of published research on abortion and women’s mental health, and is also co-author of the self-help book, The Four Steps to Healing. She has presented workshops on abortion and women’s health issues at the United Nations. She has provided continuing education to physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, and clergy in more than a dozen countries on four continents. Dr. Shuping also has experience in helping women in crisis pregnancy situations, first during her undergraduate years serving as a volunteer abortion counselor, and later in a pro-life pregnancy resource center where she served as Executive Director.
Friday, February 28th, 12:10pm EST
Is Physician-Assisted Suicide Ethical?
Dr. Michael Egnor at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Dr. Egnor is a pediatric neurosurgeon and Vice-Chairman of Neurosurgery at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He trained in medicine at Columbia Univeristy and in neurosurgery at the University of Miami. He conducts research on blood and spinal flu die flow in the brain and has published and lectured extensively on the bail science research in the U.S. and Europe. He has also written extensively on philosophy of the mind and on medical ethics and debated fellow neurological specialists on the metaphysical issues in the mind-brain relationship and on issues in medical ethics.