25th Annual Florida Bioethics Conference

Annual Florida Bioethics Conference hosts over 300 physicians, nurses, chaplains, social workers and community leaders each year

The University of Miami Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy will host its 25th annual spring conference in conjunction with the Florida Bioethics Network on Friday, April 7, 2017, at the Miami Biscayne Bay Marriott, 1633 North Bayshore Drive.

This educational program - one of the oldest and largest conferences in the country dedicated to ethics in healthcare - featured presentations on Ethics/Bioethics and it relationship to topics such climate change, Cancer, public health priorities when it comes to diseases such as Aids and Zika, Florida POLST, Ethics committees and Clinician’s ability to write a DNAR order.

This 25th annual South Florida program was approved for continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, social workers, attorneys and chaplains.


Please contact the Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 305-243-5723 for more information.

Bioethics Programs

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The Florida Bioethics Network is introducing a new feature to highlight the states’ bioethics and related programs.

We will present here descriptions of programs, centers and institutes, including their histories, events and members.

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6th Annual Health Law Conference Tallahassee.
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April 6, 2017
Zika Forum 2017: Where Do We Go Next? An Interactive Forum on Public Deliberation and Ethics for Better Policymaking
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April 7, 2017
Florida Ethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions: 25th Annual Ethics Program Conference. View last year’s program

The Florida Bioethics Network’s Guidelines for Ethics Committees is a must-have resource for institutions and individuals with a serious commitment to bioethics.

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Bioethics in Florida
A new collection of resources on end-of-life care and other issues, links to applicable laws and other tools.

Bioethics Resources on the Web
The National Institutes of Health’s Bioethics Resources site provides a compilation of links on topics including human subjects and animal research, institutional review boards, clinical ethics, international research ethics issues, genetics, and neuroethics.

EthicShare’s site contains a comprehensive collection of ethics resources including searchable research materials, group discussions, current news articles, and upcoming events, focusing on bioethics. The project is led by the University of Minnesota.

Ethics Updates
Resources and updates on current ethics literature, both popular and professional. Intended for use by ethics instructors and their students. Maintained by the Values Institute at the University of San Diego.

Florida’s Ethics Programs
The nation’s third most populous state hosts a number of academic and other ethics programs, most of which emphasize educational activities and services. Other Bioethics Networks • Arizona Bioethics Network
• Bioethics Network of Ohio
• Bioethics Society of the English-Speaking Caribbean
• Clinical Ethics Network of North Carolina
• Colorado Healthcare Ethics Forum
• Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Bioethics
• Maryland Healthcare Ethics Committee Network
• Midwest Ethics Committee Network
• Provincial Health Ethics Network of Alberta

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