Ethics news, training and conferences

The Clinical Ethics department is dedicated to improving the education of the Clinical Ethics community and providing advance training in the field.

Training and conferences

Clinical Ethics Boot Camp

A 2 day training to develop and improve knowledge, abilities, and skills in clinical ethics consultation. This training is designed to help individuals who are interested in clinical ethics consultation develop a strong foundation in theory and practice.

  • 2018 sessions will be held March 23rd-24th and September 21st-22nd.
  • Registration will open 2 months prior.

Annual Ethics Symposium

2nd Annual Ethics Symposium: Brain Death November 17, 2017
Because of advances in technology, the clarity of brain death has been called into question on multiple occasions, publicly. This symposium is going to discuss the issues around the role of brain death testing and family acceptance. Visit our Conference page for more information and registration.

Grand Rounds
For a list of upcoming presentations on clinical ethics topics, or to watch previously recorded presentations, visit our Grand Rounds page. Past titles include:

Materialism in Pediatrics: Is it a good thing…or a bad thing? – June 22, 2017
The Changing Medical Landscape of Trisomy 13 and 18: Improving Decision Making – May 18th, 2017
The gray zone of child protective services – May 11th, 2017
The truth shall set you free – January 19th, 2017
Shared decision making in pediatric medicine – August 25th, 2016

Ethics Spotlight
Dr. Nneka Sederstrom was selected to present at NCQA’s Quality Talks 2017. Check out her presentation: Ethics is Quality, Quality is Ethics: Improving Care at the End of Life.


Need an ethics consultation or have questions?

Call 612-813-6159 or email [email protected]