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McKelvey School of Engineering

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C.R. Stephen Lecture: Consciousness

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) Auditorium 320 S Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

The annual C.R. Stephen Lecture will be held on March 29th and feature special guest, George Mashour, MD, PhD, Robert B. Sweet Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan Medical School.

Dr. Mashour will discuss the neural correlates of consciousness, with a focus on the controversial role of the prefrontal cortex. This discussion will span both the content of consciousness (i.e., qualitative experience) and level of consciousness (i.e., global state of arousal).

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate phenomenal consciousness and access consciousness.
  • Differentiate content of consciousness and level of consciousness.
  • Describe the role of the prefrontal cortex in consciousness and anesthesia.

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The C.R. Stephen Lectures honor the first chair of the anesthesiology department at the School of Medicine, C. Ronald Stephen, MD, FFARCS.

Learn more online at https://anesthesiology.wustl.edu/cr-stephen-lectures/

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Schools

School of Medicine

Topic

Medicine & Health

Website

https://anesthesiology.wustl.edu/cr-s...

Department
Anesthesiology
Event Contact

kgutreuter@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

George A. Mashour, MD, PhD, is the Robert B. Sweet Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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