The Gold Humanism Honor Society is organizing an outstanding group of speakers for the annual Gold Humanism Week lecture series beginning Monday, Feb. 12. Topics include hospitality, empathy and gratitude in medicine, creative writing and pain addiction.

Daily lectures will feature a speaker at noon starting Monday, Feb. 12 through Friday, Feb. 16 at the Health Sciences Center.

The lecture schedule and featured speakers are as follows:

Monday, February 12
“Navigating Disabilities in Healthcare Panel”
Room 1909

Tuesday, February 13
“Insight on Global Health”
Keynote speaker: Josephine Reece, M.D.
Assistant Professor, WVU School of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Director of Internal Medicine, Global Health Track
Room 1909

Wednesday, February 14
“Caring for our Military”
Keynote speaker: Colonel Steven Eshenaur, DO
State Surgeon, West Virginia Army National Guard
Room 1909

Thursday, February 15
“Human Trafficking”
Keynote speaker: Patrick L. Kerr, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, WVU School of Medicine
Okey Patteson Auditorium

Friday, February 16
“Diversity in Religion Panel”
Room 1909

Lectures are open to all health sciences students. Free lunch will be provided to the first 50 students!