Past Event

Elizabeth Alexander - Dr. Lorna M. Breen Lecture

April 28, 2022
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Online and in-person; William Black Medical Research Building (Alumni Auditorium), Columbia University, 650 West 168th Street, New York

Event Description

Elizabeth Alexander will focus on the unique and powerful experience of health care workers who “sit with life and death.” Honoring Lorna Breen’s legacy, Elizabeth Alexander will reflect on the consequences of this work on ideas such as power, purpose, and pain and discuss the need for personal healing and recovery among health care professionals. 

Event Speaker

Elizabeth Alexander, President of the Mellon Foundation

Event Information

Free and open to the public; registration is required. Anyone may attend in person, however a virtual option will be available. For more information, please visit the event announcement page

Hosted by the Department of Emergency Medicine at Columbia University.