Our Faculty

Brian C. Callender, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
    Committee on Clinical and Translational Science
  • Research and Scholarly Interests: Global Health, Graphic Medicine, Health Humanities, Medical Ethics
  • Websites: Research Network Profile
  • Contact: bcallend@uchicago.edu

University of Chicago MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Fellowship - Medical Ethics
2013

University of Chicago
Residency - Internal Medicine Residency
2007

University of Chicago
MD
2004

The power and politics of fetal imagery.
Callender B, Carlyle M, Chor J. The power and politics of fetal imagery. Lancet. 2021 Oct 02; 398(10307):1208-1209.
PMID: 34600616

Modernizing the PA and NP workforce: Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.
McGrath BA, Saltzman J, Cardin T, Callender B. Modernizing the PA and NP workforce: Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. JAAPA. 2021 Aug 01; 34(8):1-3.
PMID: 34320548

Comics as anti-racist education and advocacy.
Obuobi S, Vela MB, Callender B. Comics as anti-racist education and advocacy. Lancet. 2021 May 01; 397(10285):1615-1617.
PMID: 33933198

Comics in the Time of a Pan(dem)ic: COVID-19, Graphic Medicine, and Metaphors.
Saji S, Venkatesan S, Callender B. Comics in the Time of a Pan(dem)ic: COVID-19, Graphic Medicine, and Metaphors. Perspect Biol Med. 2021; 64(1):136-154.
PMID: 33746135

COVID-19, comics, and the visual culture of contagion.
Callender B, Obuobi S, Czerwiec MK, Williams I. COVID-19, comics, and the visual culture of contagion. Lancet. 2020 10 10; 396(10257):1061-1063.
PMID: 33038957

Communicating the External Beam Radiation Experience (CEBRE): Perceived Benefits of a Graphic Narrative Patient Education Tool.
Arya R, Ichikawa T, Callender B, Schultz O, DePablo M, Novak K, Li S, Shenoy A, Everman A, Braunstein S, Dec I, Lala S, Feng Y, Biltz L, McCall AR, Golden DW. Communicating the External Beam Radiation Experience (CEBRE): Perceived Benefits of a Graphic Narrative Patient Education Tool. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2020 Jul - Aug; 10(4):e219-e226.
PMID: 31520767

Is Updating the WMA Physician's Pledge Enough?
Bowman B, Callender B. Is Updating the WMA Physician's Pledge Enough? AMA J Ethics. 2019 09 01; 21(9):E796-800.
PMID: 31550228

Identifying interprofessional global health competencies for 21st-century health professionals.
Jogerst K, Callender B, Adams V, Evert J, Fields E, Hall T, Olsen J, Rowthorn V, Rudy S, Shen J, Simon L, Torres H, Velji A, Wilson LL. Identifying interprofessional global health competencies for 21st-century health professionals. Ann Glob Health. 2015 Mar-Apr; 81(2):239-47.
PMID: 26088089

Identifying global health competencies to prepare 21st century global health professionals: report from the global health competency subcommittee of the consortium of universities for global health.
Wilson L, Callender B, Hall TL, Jogerst K, Torres H, Velji A. Identifying global health competencies to prepare 21st century global health professionals: report from the global health competency subcommittee of the consortium of universities for global health. J Law Med Ethics. 2014 Dec; 42 Suppl 2:26-31.
PMID: 25564707