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25th Annual Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy Conference Set for April 7

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    The University of Miami’s Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy will host its 25th annual spring conference in conjunction with the Florida Bioethics Network on Friday, April 7, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay Hotel.

    This program—the oldest and largest community bioethics conference in the country—will feature presentations on ethics and health information technology, the right to health care, transforming health care for veterans, health care fraud, pediatrics and bioethics, and genetics in the hospital.

    The program is approved for continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, social workers, attorneys and chaplains. Attendance is free to all full-time UM students, faculty and staff, and all full-time Jackson Health System employees. Use the following registration codes to register online:

    UM faculty, staff:  UMEthics2017

    UM students:  EthicsStudent2017

    Jackson employees:  JMHEthics2017

    The hotel charges UM based on the number of registered participants so if you register, please attend! Contact the Bioethics Institute at or 305-243-5723 to obtain registration instructions or for more information.

    The conference is made possible with the support of leading regional hospitals and other health care institutions that have identified professional development in ethics as an essential component of high-quality practice. These include UHealth, including Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Hospital and Clinics, and University of Miami Hospital; Jackson Health System; and the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center.





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