Ethics in Medicine and Science at the National Hellenic Museum

Ethics in Medicine and Science

National Hellenic Museum hosts discussion on medical ethics


CHICAGO – Join medical experts from the University of Chicago on Jan. 12 for a discussion of the ethical dilemmas faced by doctors and researchers.

Peter Angelos, MD, University of Chicago Professor of Surgery and Associate Director of the Maclean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, and Nicholas Hatsopoulos, PhD, University of Chicago Associate Professor of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, will discuss contemporary ethical dilemmas in practice and in schools.

Angelos, president of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, is a recognized expert in medical ethics, has written widely on ethical issues in surgical practice and how to best teach medical ethics to surgical residents.

Hatsopoulos, whose research focuses on the neural basis of motor control and learning, is the co-founder of Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems, which develops products using neural prosthesis technology to assist people with severe motor disabilities

The discussion will begin at 6 p.m. Admission is $15 for the general public, $10 for NHM members, and $5 for students.

This program is made possible by a generous donation from Panton Eye Center.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call or 312-655-1234 or visit

PHOTO 1st Page: Peter Angelos, MD, PhD, FACS