2012 Bioethics Conference

  • Bioethics, Spirituality and Humanism in Medicine Conference - 2012

     In the Trenches: Healthcare Ethics and Professional Caring in a Complex World   

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    Conference Schedule

    Thursday, June 21, 2012 | Morning Track: Deep Within Me: The Struggles of Professional Caregivers

    Time: 7 a.m.
    Event: Breakfast

    Time: 7:45 a.m.
    Event: Welcoming Remarks

     

    Time: 8 a.m.
    Event: How Medical Ethics and Humanities Education Can Amplify our Humanism
    Presenter: David J. Doukas. M.D.
    William Ray Moore Endowed Chair of Family Medicine and Medical Humanism; Co-Director, Interdisciplinary M.A. in Bioethics & Medical Humanities, University of Louisville

     

     
    Time: 9 a.m.
    Event: “Your pain is painful to observe.” The Arts and Humanities and Moral Formation of Health Professionals
    Presenter: Marcia Childress, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Medical Education (Medical Humanities) Director, Program in Humanities, University of Virginia

    Time: 10 a.m.
    Event:
    Break
     
     
    Time: 10:15 a.m.
    Event: Negotiating Self and Illness: When the Caregiver Gets Sick -- A Panel Presentation and Interactive Discussion
    Panel:Rick Magie, D.O., professor and chair of pediatrics, KCUMB; Kim Templeton, M.D., professor and program director, Orthopedic Surgery University of Kansas Medical Center; Hela Kelsch, second-year medical student, KCUMB

     

     

    Time: 11:15 a.m.
    Event: Dear Doctor: Self-Care and Mindful Presence for Healing in an Era of Moral Distress
    Presenter: Robert A. Schwab, M.D., Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Denton and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Allen Dallas, Texas
     

     

    Time: 12:15 p.m.
    Event:
    Special Lunch Presentation: The Compassionate Healer
    Presenter: Jason A. Wasserman, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Bioethics, KCUMB
     

    Afternoon Track: Reflections on Compassionate Care and Caring for Vulnerable Populations

     
     
    Time: 1:30 p.m.
    Event: Maintaining Caring Attitudes in the Era of Moral Distress: An Interactive and Participatory Session
    Presenter: Sarah Parrott, D.O.
    Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, KCUMB

     

     

    Time: 2:30 p.m.
    Event: Beyond the Clinic: Exploring Health Concerns through Photography
    Presenter: John W. Moses, Jr., M.D.
    Pediatrician, Duke Health Organization, Durham, NC

     

    Time: 3:30 p.m.
    Event: Break

     

    Time: 3:45 p.m.
    Event: Dancing with Broken Bones: Poverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City
    Presenter: David Wendell Moller, Ph.D.
    Chair and Professor of Bioethics, KCUMB

     

     

    Time: 4:45 – 5:45 p.m.
    Event: Rekindling the Spirit of Humanism and Service during Residency Training
    Presenter: Elizabeth McClain, Ph.D.
    Assistant Dean of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, KCUMB

     

     

    Time: 4:45 p.m.
    Event: Poster Presentations and Wine & Cheese Reception

    Time: 6:45 p.m.
    Event: Adjourn

    Friday, June 22, 2012 | Morning Track: Portraits of Comfort: Empathic Skills and Mindful Presence for End-of-Life Care

    Time: 7 a.m.
    Event: Breakfast

     

    Time: 8 a.m.
    Event: Portraits of the Living: How Photography Can Enhance the Care of the Dying
    Presenter: Gregory P. Gramelspacher, M.D.
    Professor of Medicine and Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University School of Medicine

     

     

    Time: 9 a.m.
    Event: Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Challenges and Opportunities in Sharing the Final Moments of Life
    Presenter: Deborah Witt Sherman, Ph.D., CRNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN
    Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

     

     

    Time: 10 a.m.
    Event: Break

     


    Time: 10:15 a.m.
    Event: Spirituality and Suffering in Palliative Care
    Presenter: Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN
    Professor, Nursing Research and Education City of Hope, Los Angeles

     

     

     

    Time: 11:15 a.m.
    Event: Stop the Suffering: Taming the Trenches of End-Of-Life Care through Advanced Palliative and Hospice Medicine
    Presenter: Lindy H. Landzaat, D.O.
    Assistant Professor, Palliative Care University of Kansas Medical Center

     

     Time: 12:15 p.m.
    Event: Lunch

    Afternoon Track: And So a Little Child Shall Lead Them: Lessons from Pediatric Bioethics

     

    Time: 1 p.m.
    Event: An Approach to Hard Work
    Presenter: Jennifer S. Linebarger, M.D., MPH
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City

     


     

    Time: 2 p.m.
    Event: Ethics and Autism: Perspective, Justice, and Meaning of Health
    Presenter: Glenn E. McGee, Ph.D.
    Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioethics, KCUMB

     

      

    Time: 3 p.m.
    Event: Break

     

    Time: 3:15 p.m.
    Event: In the Trenches: Ethical Issues Encountered During the Daily Life of Residents
    Presenter: Diane M. Plantz, M.D., M.A.
    Clinical Faculty, Children’s Mercy Hospital Emergency Medicine Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UMKC; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bioethics, KCUMB

      

    Time: 4:15 p.m.
    Event: Back to the Trenches: Take-Home Lessons in Creativity and Humanism
    Presenter: David Wendell Moller, Ph.D.
    Professor and Chair of Bioethics, KCUMB

    Time: 5:15 p.m.
    Event: Conference evaluations, wrap-up, and adjourn

     

    Credit Information

    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education has approved this program for 17 credits of AOA Category 1-A CME credits.

    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 17 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

    This program is sponsored by the UMKC School of Social Work for 17 clock hours of continuing education.

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