This is considered a preliminary agenda, and is subject to change. However, many of our speakers are confirmed. Please feel free to read more about the 2023 keynote speakers or members of the plenary panel.

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Registration
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
Thursday, March 2, 2023
7:00 - 8:15 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided)

8:15 - 8:30 a.m.

Welcome
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Opening Keynote:
How Should Nursing and Healthcare Ethics change after COVID 19?

Nancy Berlinger, PhD
Research Scholar
The Hastings Center, Garrison, NY

Aimee Milliken, PhD, RN HEC-C
Associate Professor of the Practice, Connell School of Nursing
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Felicia "Liz" Stokes, PhD, JD, MA, RN
Director, Center for Ethics and Human Rights
American Nurses Association

Moderator: Rick Zoucha, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CTN-A, FAAN
Chair of Advanced Role and PhD Program, Professor
Joseph A. Lauritis, C.S.Sp. Chair for Teaching and Technology, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Break & Poster Presentations
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Breakout Presentations
Expertise and the Crisis of Trust in Science and Medicine

Jamie Carlin Watson, PhD, HEC-C
Associate Staff Clinical Ethicist, Center for Bioethics
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Moderator: Ruth Irwin, PhD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion:
Raise your Voice: A Mandate for Nursing Ethics Education

Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, ANEF, FAAN
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Michael Deem, PhD
Associate Professor, Center for Bioethics and Health Law
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Eric Vogelstein, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Department of Philosophy
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Sr. Mary Meyers, C.S.J., DNP, MSN, BA, MS, RN, AGNP-C
Director of Academic Support and NCLEX RN Success, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

Poster Presentations

1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

Breakout Presentations

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.

Break & Poster Presentations

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Keynote:
Balancing Competing Demands in a Public Health Crisis

Vin Gupta, MD, MPA, MSc
Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician and Affiliate Assistant Professor of Health Metrics Sciences, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Major, United States Air Force Reserve Medical Corps

Moderator: Alison Colbert, PhD, PHCNS- BC, FAAN
Professor, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Friday, March 3, 2023
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided)
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakout Presentations
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Break & Poster Presentations
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Breakout Presentations
10:45 - 11:00 a.m. Welcome Remarks
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Keynote:
New Challenges in Psychiatric Ethics: Standards of Care and Third-Party Duties after Covid-19

Jacob Appel, MD, JD, MPH
Director of Ethics Education in Psychiatry and Assistant Director, Academy for Medicine & the Humanities
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Medical Education
Ican School of Medicine, New York, NY

Moderator: Michael J. Deem, PhD
Associate Professor, Center for Bioethics and Law
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion:
Who Gets What? How to Conduct Ethical Triage During Disasters

Douglas White, MD
Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine, and Clinical and Translational Science
Vice Chair for Faculty Development
UPMC Endowed Chair for Ethics in Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Chad Priest, JD, MSN, RN, FAAN
Chief Executive Officer, American Red Cross Indiana Region
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Moderator: Laura Guidry-Grimes, PhD, HEC-C
Associate Bioethicists, Center for Bioethics
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Closing Keynote:
Where are we with Healthcare Justice: The ACA and Beyond

Sister Carol Keehan, D.C, RN, MS
Associate Professor and Clinical Ethics Consultant
Catholic Health Association of the United States

Sarah B. Vittone DBe, MSN, MA, RN
Associate Professor and Doctor of Bioethics
School of Nursing and Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics
Georgetown University,  Washington, DC

Moderator: Eric Vogelstein, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Department of Philosophy
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA