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2022 Carol Carfang Nursing and Healthcare Ethics Conference

Healthcare ethical dilemmas are rarely black and white. The gray area, where different perspectives intersect, is where difficult questions arise. What can we do as healthcare professionals to have more clarity in these unsure situations?

About the Conference

Advancing ethical practice in healthcare requires grappling with difficult, often complex ethical problems and dilemmas. In this new forum, a diverse group of ethicists, philosophers, nurses, and other healthcare professionals will meet to address contemporary ethical issues in healthcare, and will discuss solutions to the most challenging problems for ethical practice and policy.

The 2022 conference will take place March 2 - 4, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa in Clearwater Beach, Florida. The safety of our participants is of utmost importance, and a contingency plan will be in place should we need to move to a hybrid or virtual model.

Endorsed by the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, the Carol Carfang Nursing & Healthcare Ethics Conference includes speakers, panels, and presentations, as well as receptions and other opportunities to meet, greet, and discuss with a wide array of professionals interested in healthcare ethics.

Meet our Distinguished Speakers

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

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

Sister Carol Keehan, D.C, RN, MS
Former CEO of the Catholic Health Association of the United States

Aimee Milliken, PhD, RN HEC-C
Interim Executive Director, Ethics Service
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA

Myles N. Sheehan, SJ, MD
Ethicist and Former Specialist in Geriatric Medicine
Edmund D. Pellegrino Center of Clinical Bioethics
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

O. Carter Snead, JD
Professor of Law and Director, de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture
Concurrent Professor of Political Science
University of Notre Dame School of Law, Notre Dame, IN

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

More information to follow shortly. Please check back often for updates.