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John Conley, MD Lecture on Medical Ethics


This award, named for an esteemed leader in our specialty, is based on Dr. John Conley's passion for head and neck surgery and belief in the professionalism of the practice of medicine. He was dedicated to the highest standard of moral and ethical behavior from physicians.

2016 Honored Lecturer: Michael M. Johns III, M.D.   


Dr. Johns is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  He completed his residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Michigan and trained as a research fellow through their National Institute of Health T32 program.   He then pursued a fellowship in Laryngology and care of the professional voice at the Vanderbilt Voice Center at Vanderbilt University.  Dr. Johns was awarded high honors during his academic career, including membership in Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.  He is the director of the USC Voice Center at the University of Southern California, pursing research, teaching and clinical care, with a specific interest in laryngeal dystonia, the aging voice, and physician burnout.

 

Previous Honored Lecturers:
  • 2016: G. Richard Holt, MD, D-BE, MSE, MPH
  • 2015: G. Scott Morris, MD, M.Div.
  • 2014: Rosemary Gibson
  • 2013: Nancy L. Snyderman, MD
  • 2012: Itzhak Brook, MD
  • 2011: Marlee Matlin
  • 2010: Gerald S. Healy, MD
  • 2009: Arthur L. Caplan, PhD
  • 2008: Nancy M. Kane, DMA
  • 2007: William G. Enright, PhD
  • 2006: Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS
  • 2005: Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, PhD
  • 2004: Her Majesty Queen Noor
  • 2003: Arthur S. Levine, MD
  • 2002: Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes
  • 2001: Daniel P. Sulmasy, OFM, MD, PhD
  • 2000: Pastor James D. Miller, PhD
  • 1999: C. Everett Koop, MD, ScD
  • 1998: Rev. Dr. Robert Schuller
  • 1997: Leo J. O’Donovan, SJ
  • 1996: Lasalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD
  • 1995: Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD
  • 1994: Bruce N. Ames, PhD
  • 1993: Benjamin Carson, Sr., MD
  • 1992: John Fletcher
  • 1991: Leland R. Kaiser, PhD
  • 1990: Edmund D. Pelligrino, PhD
  • 1989: Louis Sullivan, MD
  • 1988: John McLaughlin, PhD
  • 1987: Mark Medoff
  • 1986: Morris B. Abram, JD