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  • KCUMB Hosts Inaugural Bioethics CME Conference

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 28, 2012) – Heath-care professionals from across the United States attended the Bioethics, Spirituality and Humanism in Medicine Conference June 21-22 at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. 

    Panels and presentations by nationally recognized faculty delivered key research and insights on the ethical and humanistic issues that confront health-care professionals in their daily interactions with patients. Speakers represented universities, including KCUMB, Duke University, University of Louisville and University of Maryland.

    As the conference theme suggested, “In the Trenches: Health-care Ethics and Professional Caring in a Complex World,” the underlying intricacies of relationships between patient and provider played an important role in conference discussions. Attendees came from a variety of professions, including physicians, nurses, ministers, researchers, attorneys, and social workers.

    About KCUMB
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, located at 1750 Independence Ave. in Kansas City, Mo., is a fully accredited, private university, with a College of Biosciences and a College of Osteopathic Medicine. Founded in 1916, its College of Osteopathic Medicine is the oldest medical school in Kansas City, Mo., and the largest in the state.

    Posted: 06/28/2012

    Category: Research, Events