Presenter: Richard B. Gunderman, MD, Ph.D
Recorded: 10/6/10

1. To outline the role of radiology in contemporary healthcare
2. To describe the ethical implications of the ability to peer inside the living human body
3. To develop strategies for enhancing ethics in medical imaging

Please note that this video is for informational purposes only and is not for CE/CME credit.

Richard Gunderman is Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, and Philanthropy at Indiana University, where he also serves as Vice Chair of Radiology. He is also a Fellow of the Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence and serves on the Board of Governors of the Institute for Advanced Study and the Kinsey Institute. He received his AB Summa Cum Laude from Wabash College, MD and PhD (Committee on Social Thought) from the University of Chicago, and MPH from Indiana University. After completing medical school, he was named a Chancellor Scholar of the Federal Republic of Germany, the German equivalent of the British Rhodes Scholarship. He is an eight-time recipient of the Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award, and has also received the Wayne Booth Award, the Robert Shellhamer Award for the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the School of Medicine Faculty Teaching Award, the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Herman Frederic Lieber Memorial All-University Award for Teaching Excellence. He was named the 2008 Outstanding Educator by the Radiological Society of North America. He is the author of over 250 scholarly articles and has published seven books, including Achieving Excellence in Medical Education (Springer, 2006), We Make a Life by What We Give (Indiana University, 2008), Leadership in Healthcare (Springer, 2009), and Pediatric Imaging (Thieme 2010). He is president-elect of the faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine. He and his wife, Laura, have four children.

The Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics sponsors the Fairbanks Ethics Lecture Series as an educational outreach to physicians and staff of IU Health hospitals and interested others in the central Indiana community.

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