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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 KCUMBKansas 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.
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