Tuesday, April 09, 2013

OHSU History of Medicine Society lecture - this Friday!

Please join us this Friday for the final lecture of our 2012/2013 season!

“OHSU Medical Milestones: 125 Years of Healing, Teaching, and Discovery”
John A. Benson, Jr., M.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Friday, April 12, 2013
Public lecture: 12:15pm
Refreshments served at noon
Location: OHSU Old Library Auditorium

An educator and clinician, Dr. Benson became a faculty member at the School of Medicine in 1959. While at OHSU, Dr. Benson was instrumental to the development of the Division of Gastroenterology, served on the OHSU Center for Ethics in Health Care, and was interim dean of the School of Medicine from 1991-1993. After retiring, he continued working as a volunteer faculty member, serving OHSU for a total of 28 years.  The annual Benson/Kendall Visiting Professorship lecture is named in his honor, along with John Kendall, Jr., M.D., for outstanding years served at the OHSU School of Medicine.

For this special lecture, the OHSU History of Medicine Society joins the OHSU School of Medicine in marking the school’s 125th anniversary. The lecture is free and open to the public. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to attend or participate in this event please contact Maija Anderson (503-418-2287) at least five business days prior to the event.