Special Notice on the Center's 2020 Annual Dinner

Based on the guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Sunday evening, March 15, 2020, the Center’s Annual Dinner will not be held on April 21, 2020. Registration for this event is suspended in accordance with the guidance. We appreciate your understanding and will continue our work to support providers and the public in complying with health authorities’ guidance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We ask your patience in our determining the feasibility of rescheduling. We will update you when we can. 

The Center remains open, and will provide support remotely, virtually and when requested in-person at facilities while adhering to the recommendations for vulnerable populations. 

For more information on how to prepare and respond to COVID-19 please go to:

National:  Centers for Disease Control Coronavirus Diease 2019 

State: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services COVID-19 Outbreak

State: Kansas Department of Health and Environment COVID-19 Resource Center

Local: Jackson County Health Department COVID-19

 

Pandemic Preparedness and Response

The Center has a long history in assisting in the development of ethical guidelines for pandemic preparedness and response. Please use the link below to access the 2009 Ethical Guidelines developed by the Center and other ethics leaders from across the state of Missouri. These ethical principles and considerations remain critically important during these uncertain times.

SAVE THE DATE

4-21-2020

AN EVENING TO CELEBRATE
THE PEOPLE AND PROVIDERS
WHO STAND UP FOR HEALTHCARE ETHICS

Learn how ethics committees help patients, families and providers.
Find out how ethics consultation services can avert tragic outcomes.
Honor ethics champions who strengthen our community.

Annual Dinner

2020 ANNUAL DINNER

April 21, 2020 | Kansas City Marriott Muehlebach
Reception 5:30 PM | Dinner and Program 6:45 to 9:00 PM

Quality healthcare relies on ethics-rich environments. Ethics-rich environments rely on ethics champions. From CEOs and clinical staff to volunteers serving on ethics committees, healthcare institutions need ethics champions at all levels of the organization.

Find out how ETHICS CONSULTATION services help patients, families and providers avert potentially tragic outcomes.

Learn about ethics, equity and the JUST DELIVERY OF HEALTHCARE at an after-dinner conversation with Erika Blacksher, PhD.

Honor ETHICS CHAMPIONS – volunteers representing providers throughout Greater Kansas City – who work behind the scenes to ensure that our loved ones are cared for in ethics-rich environments.

HONORARY CO-CHAIRS

Debbie Sosland-Edelman 
& Alan Edelman

HONORARY CO-CHAIRS

Joan and Steve Israelite

VISION TO ACTION HONOREE

Tarris Rosell, PhD, DMin
Rosemary Flanigan Chair
Center for Practical Bioethics

Annual Dinner Online Reservation

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