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Hosted by Dr. Aaron Rothstein and featuring expert guests, Searching for Medicine’s Soul explores medicine’s purpose: Why do physicians do what they do? How does the practice of medicine relate to scientific progress and human flourishing? The result is an in-depth analysis of the history and aim of medicine, and its collision with a thrilling and sometimes tragic age of discovery.

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Hosted by Dr. Aaron Rothstein and featuring expert guests, Searching for Medicine’s Soul explores medicine’s purpose: Why do physicians do what they do? How does the practice of medicine relate to scientific progress and human flourishing? The result is an in-depth analysis of the history and aim of medicine, and its collision with a thrilling and sometimes tragic age of discovery.

    Trust, Partisanship, and Medical Science with Yuval Levin

    Trust, Partisanship, and Medical Science with Yuval Levin

    Yuval Levin joins Aaron to discuss scientific urgency and morality, political polarization, and mistrust in the institutions of science and medicine.

    • 53 min
    Theology, Ethics, and Medicine

    Theology, Ethics, and Medicine

    Professor Charles Camosy joins Aaron to discuss his new book: Losing Our Dignity. They address religion and medicine, secularized medicine, moral theology, medical ethics and the conundrum of limited resources in healthcare.

    • 59 min
    The Way of Medicine

    The Way of Medicine

    Dr. Farr Curlin and Professor Christopher Tollefsen join Aaron to discuss their new book: The Way of Medicine: Ethics and the Healing Profession. They address the purpose of medicine, physician burnout, patient and physician autonomy, conscientious objection, and the future of the profession.


    The Way of Medicine: Ethics and the Healing Profession


    Please visit the Ethics and Public Policy's Bioethics and American Democracy program page for more information

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Bioethics, Autonomy, and a Vaccine Lawsuit with Dr. Aaron Kheriaty

    Bioethics, Autonomy, and a Vaccine Lawsuit with Dr. Aaron Kheriaty

    On this inaugural episode of Searching for Medicine's Soul, Dr. Aaron Rothstein is joined by Dr. Aaron Kheriaty to discuss his journey as a physician, his work as a bioethicist, and his ongoing lawsuit over the University of California's vaccine mandate.


    Dr. Kheriaty is a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where he directs EPPC’s program in Bioethics and American Democracy. He is Professor of Psychiatry at UCI School of Medicine and Director of the Medical Ethics Program at UCI Health. He serves as chairman of the medical ethics committees at UCI Hospital and at the CA Department of State Hospitals.


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    Please visit the Ethics and Public Policy's Bioethics and American Democracy program page for more information

    • 59 min
    Introducing Searching for Medicine‘s Soul

    Introducing Searching for Medicine‘s Soul

    Hosted by Dr. Aaron Rothstein and featuring expert guests, Searching for Medicine’s Soul explores medicine’s purpose: Why do physicians do what they do? How does the practice of medicine relate to scientific progress and human flourishing? The result is an in-depth analysis of the history and aim of medicine, and its collision with a thrilling and sometimes tragic age of discovery.


    Please visit the Ethics and Public Policy's Bioethics and American Democracy program page for more information

    • 3 min

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