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Join us for DocTalks, a new monthly virtual speaker series where you’ll have the chance to hear from Providence physicians who are leading the way in care throughout Oregon. Topics include How Childhood Brain Development Affects Us as Adults, Heart Failure Treatments – When Less is More, Advancements in Neurosurgery and more.  DocTalks began in April and run through October. It’s free to join and all are welcome. Register to reserve your virtual seat today! 

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Sometimes there are no good answers in medicine. When gut-wrenching decisions must be made, Providence ethicists help caregivers, patients and families find answers that are culturally appropriate and ethically sound.

Join ethicists Nick Kockler, Ph.D., and Kevin Dirksen, M.Div., as they explore the decision-making process:

• If a patient with “DNR” tattooed on his chest attempts suicide, should we save him?
• Should we allow a homeless patient to leave the hospital if he hasn’t fi nished dialysis?
• If a patient has pulled out every tube and IV, should we put him on a breathing machine?
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 12:00 PM
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Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Featuring David Page, M.D., medical oncologist and assistant member, Breast Cancer Immunotherapy Program at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute.

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Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 12:00 PM

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