Previous Messer Lecture Series

33rd Annual Messer Lecture
Ethical Issues in Reproductive Health
April 1, 2016 

32nd Annual Messer Lecture
"When Doctor's Can't or Don't Say No"
Barron Lerner, MD
March 27, 2015 

31st Annual Messer Lecture
"Ethical Issues in Pain Management"
Kathleen M. Foley, MD
April 4, 2014

30th Annual Messer Lecture
"What Makes ‘Difficult’ Patients Difficult?"
Michael W. Kahn, MD
March 29, 2013

29th Annual Messer Lecture
"What Are Health Disparities and Health Equity? And Why Do the Definitions Matter?"
Paula Braveman, MD, MPH
April 13, 2012 

28th Annual Messer Lecture
"The Ethics, Psychology and Politics of Rationing: Death Panels, Mammogram Guidelines and Chemotherapy"
Peter Ubel, MD
April 15, 2011

27th Annual Messer Lecture
"The President’s Council White Paper and the Problems with It"
Alan Shewmon, MD
April 16, 2010