Dr. J.P. Maclean Memorial Lectureship

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The John P. Maclean Lectureship was established to perpetuate the memory of Dr. Maclean’s personal qualities and his professional contribution to Medicine. Dr. Maclean established the Section of Endocrinology and the discipline of Nuclear Medicine. He was instrumental in developing an awareness of ethical issues in clinical medicine and was the first Chairman of the University of Manitoba Ethics Committee.

Born in Alexandria, Scotland in 1926, Dr. Maclean emigrated to Canada with his family in 1932. He attended Ridley College in St. Catharines, Ontario and graduated in 1950 from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba. After post-graduate work at the Sloane Kettering Hospital in New York, he returned to Winnipeg and St. Boniface Hospital in 1955 as a member of the Department of Medicine and established the Section of Endocrinology and the discipline of Nuclear Medicine. He was a dedicated teacher and confidant of residents and colleagues. He served the University and Hospital tirelessly and with distinction. Dr. Maclean was instrumental in developing an awareness of ethical issues in clinical medicine and was the first Chairman of the University Medical Ethics Committee. The John P. Maclean Lectureship was established to perpetuate the memory of Dr. Maclean’s personal qualities and his professional contribution to Medicine. Dr. Maclean was admired and respected by his patients for his sensitivity and judgement. In life he was a role model for medical students and resident physicians. His colleagues in the Department of Internal Medicine and the University community will remember his abiding sense of compassion and optimism.

Presenters

Year Name Institution Topic
2019 Dr. Tait Shanafelt Associate Dean, Stanford School of Medicine “Physician Burnout / Physician Well-being”
2018 No Lecture Held
2017 Dr. Janet Rossant 2016 Friesen International Prize Winner

President and Scientific Director – The Gairdner Foundation University of Toronto

“Stem Cell and Genome Editing: Ethical

Challenges in Human Health”

2016 Dr. Deborah Cook Distinguished Professor, McMaster University “The 3 Wishes Project: Towards Compassionate End of Life Care”
2015 Dr. Harvey Chochinov Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit

Cancer Care Manitoba, University of Manitoba

“Dignity, Personhood and the Culture of Medicine”
2014/2013 Dr. Havey V. Fineberg President, U.S. Institute of Medicine “Quality, Safety and Value in Health Care”
2012 Dr. Michael Rachlis MSc,FRCPC, LLD (honoris causa), University of Toronto “Dollars and Sense: Medicare is as sustainable as we want it to be”
2011 No Lecture Held
2010 Dr. Jeff Turnbull President (2010-11) - Canadian Medical Association,Chief of Staff

The Ottawa Hospital

“Health and Poverty: The Role of the Academic Health Sciences Centre”
2009 Dr. Lawrence Chan Professor of Medicine and Molecular & Cellular Biology

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

“The Pathogenesis and Treatment of Diabetes in the 21st Century”
2008 Dr. Bernard Zinman Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto “Diabetes in Aboriginal Communities: A Global Perspective”
2007 Dr. Shereen Ezzat Professor of Medicine and Oncology,University of Toronto “Endocrine Neoplasia:Implications for Other Diseases”
2006 Dr. Robert A. Hegele Professor of Medicine & Biochemistry, University of Western Ontario “Phenomics: the phenotype in the context of molecular diagnosis”
2005 Dr. William Leslie Professor of Medicine, University of Manitoba “Risky Business: The Evolution of Osteoporosis Care in Manitoba”
2004 Dr. G. B. John Mancini Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia “Endothelial Dysfunction: the long and winding road from bench to bedside”
2003 Dr. Robert R. Henry Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego “New Insights into the Pathophysiology of the Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes”
2002 Dr. Eric Vallieres Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Washington “PET in Thoracic Oncology”
2001 Dr. Charles Weijers Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dalhousie University “Ethics & the Design of Randomized Control Trials”
2000 Dr. Robert G. Josse Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto “Recent Advances in Osteoporosis Management”
1999 Dr. Françoise Baylis Associate Professor of Medicine & Philosophy, Dalhousie University “Human Cloning: Three Mistakes and a Solution”
1998 Dr. Ann Macaulay Associate Professor of Family Medicine McGill University & Mr. Alex McComber

Coordinator, Kahnawake Schools, Diabetes Prevention Project

“Primary Prevention of Diabetes Type II: Experiences from the Kahanawake

Schools Diabetes Prevention Project”

1997 Dr. Bartha Maria Knoppers Professor, Faculte de droit Universite de Montreal “Human Genetics, Medicine & Industry”
1996 Dr. Harvey J. Guyda Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, McGill University "The Use & Abuse of Growth Hormone"
1995 Dr. Allan R. Ronald Distinguished Professor of Medicine, University of Manitoba "HIV/AIDS: Points of Light"
1994 Dr. Norman F. Boyd Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto "Predicting Breast Cancer Risk"
1993 Dr. Patricia A. Baird Professor of Genetics, University of British Columbia "Making Ethical Decisions About Reproductive Technologies"
1992 Dr. Frederick H. Lowy Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto "Letting Die" or Assisted Suicide? – Implications of the Nancy B. Decision"

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