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Sociology of Health and Medicine - Managing Medical Authority

Daniel Menchik - Michigan State University
Thursday, February 15, 2018
5:45-7:15 PM
3254 LSA Building Map
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Managing Medical Authority: Doctors' Competitions over Status and Professional Knowledge

Daniel Menchik is an Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department at Michigan State University. His research focuses on medicine, science, work and occupations, with a particular emphasis on how academic physicians establish standards and how doctors make decisions about the knowledge they will use in everyday practice. His current project is a book manuscript on the relationship between medical knowledge and medical practices, and its link to the development, maintenance, and decay of authority.
Building: LSA Building
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Pre Med, Pre-Health, Sociology
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of Sociology