Join the National Conversation on Transforming Medicine

KNN Discussion Series:
The Medical Profession Through the Lens of Human Flourishing

Participate in a national conversation where healthcare professionals can boldly ask fundamental questions about the profession of medicine, discuss its role in advancing human flourishing and consider how to address factors at the individual, community or societal level that can pose barriers to flourishing.

This series is presented by the Kern National Network for Caring & Character in Medicine through an investment from the Kern Family Trust and Kern Family Foundation.

Join Us for the Next Session

Seeking Strength in Times of Crisis

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | 4:00–5:15 pm CT

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed personal and professional challenges for everyone, but particularly for those in the healthcare field. Under such circumstances, what does and can human flourishing look like? To what extent is it possible and equitable in times of crisis—now and otherwise? Explore these questions by attending the second session in the KNN's discussion series.

  • Opening: Cheryl Maurana, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin & KNN
  • Krista Gregory, MDiv, BCCDell Children’s Medical Center
  • Daniela Lamas, MDBrigham and Women’s Hospital
  • John Tarpley, MD, FWACS, FACSUniversity of Botswana
  • Moderator: Chris Stawski, PhD, Kern Family Foundation


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Save the Date for Upcoming Sessions

Continue the conversation in future events:

Social Justice, Health Equity and Human Flourishing: Are We All Included?

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 | 4–5 pm CT

Civic Responsibility: Medicine and Democracy

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | 4–5 pm CT


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