Selected Jack W. Provonsha Lectures

The annual Jack W. Provonsha Lecture honors Dr. Jack Provonsha, founder of the Center for Christian Bioethics. Find below a listing of selected lectures given at Loma Linda University by distinguished scholars over the past thirty years with links to transcripts and/or video-recordings.”


March 6, 2020Nancy Berlinger, PhDAfter harm: truth-telling, apology, repair, and forgiveness in healthcare   Youtube video available
March 1, 2019Robert Macauley, MDDevout Requests for Maximal Treatment: Sanctity of (Earthly) Life, or Crisis of Faith?   Youtube video available
March 2, 2018Farr Curlin, MDWhat Does Medicine Have to Do with the Healing Ministry of Jesus Christ?   Youtube video available
March 3, 2017Gina Mohr, MDThe Ethical Imperative of Palliative Care    vimeo video available
February 16, 2006S. Cromwell Crawford, PhDPhysician-Assisted Suicide: A Hindu Perspectivepdf available  Youtube video available
February 28, 2005James F. Childress, PhDJust Care: Rationing in a Public Health Crisispdf available  youtube video available
March 9, 1998Margaret E. Mohrmann, MD, PhDThe Practice of the Ministry of Medicine   pdf available  
March 4, 1996H. Tristam Engelhardt, MD, PhDReligious Considerations: Sacred and Secular   youtube video available
March 5, 1994Gerald R. Winslow, PhDMinding Our Language: Metaphors and Biomedical Ethics   pdf available  
February 6, 1993David Schiedermayer, MD Wages Through The Ages: The Ethics of Physician Income    pdf available  
February 22, 1992Robert D. Orr, MD Personal and Professional Integrity in Clinical Medicine    pdf available  
February 24, 1990H. E. Clifford, MD, FRCS, FRACSStrategies for Moral Decision-Making: Confessions of a Moral Underling   pdf available  
February 15, 1989Edmund D. Pellegrino, MDCharacter, Virtue and Self-Interest in the Ethics of the Professions    pdf available