Bioethics Bootcamp

April 15, 2024
Consortium Ethics Program, University of Pittsburgh

UPMC Events Center
6001 University Blvd
Pittsburgh 15108
United States

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities


Christine Bishop
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Carlow University
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary


University of Pittsburgh

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OVERVIEW: This day-long program will provide an intensive introduction to ethical and practical issues that arise in contemporary healthcare practice. Aimed at providing healthcare professionals with a basic, but substantive overview of the ethical and social frameworks needed to identify, understand, and address ethical challenges  within their institutions and practices, this program will examine common methods and central topics in healthcare ethics through lectures and case-based discussion. Topics considered will include informed consent, decision-making capacity, surrogate decision making, end-of-life care, and the importance of culturally congruent care.

AUDIENCE: This workshop is aimed at all healthcare professionals, students and instructors in the health professions the health humanities, members of hospital ethics committees, and any person who has a special interest in healthcare ethics.

COST: $180 (includes full conference, light breakfast, and lunch)

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April 14, 2024, 9:00am EST

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