February 2, 2021

Indiana University's Paul Helft to deliver the Leonard Visiting Scholar Lecture, Feb. 4

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Medicine welcomes Paul Helft, MD as the 2021 John M. Leonard Visiting Scholar. His lecture, “The Role of High-Quality Communication in the End of Life Care for Patients with Advanced Cancer: One Size Does Not Fit All” will be Thursday, Feb. 4 at 8 a.m. will be delivered virtually.

Helft is the Allan S. Manalan and Diane K. Werth Professor of Gastrointestinal Oncology, in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine.  He was educated at the University of Chicago (Intern, Resident and Fellowships in Hematology/Oncology and Clinical Medical Ethics).  He joined the University of Indiana School of Medicine faculty in 2001. In 2004, he became the first director of the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics.  In 2018 he was appointed Vice President for Clinical and Organizational Ethics at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis. 

Helft is the author of more than 100 publications, dozens of abstracts, has served as a reviewer for 17 peer reviewed journals, and has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Supportive Oncology, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, and Oncology

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