APRIL 16, 2020
They say, the only thing guaranteed in life is “Death and Taxes”. Which is why National Healthcare Decisions Day is on April 16th (just after the tax deadline).
Not talking to a loved one about healthcare can feel like an ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM.
But National Healthcare Decisions Day is a comforting opportunity for you to take a few minutes to speak to a loved one about their Healthcare Wishes.
APRIL 21, 2020
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.
ANNUAL DINNER UPDATE:
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.
MARCH 31, 2020
5:30 PM –8:30 PM
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU)
1750 Independence Ave., Academic Center Room 200
Kansas City, MO