Guidance at the Crossroads of Decision: A Fireside Chat

40th Anniversary Kickoff Luncheon

Celebrating 40 years logo.

Guidance at the Crossroads of Decision: A Fireside Chat

October 3, 2023
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

A luncheon table setting.

Join us for a “fireside chat” and mingle with the expert leaders of services to help healthcare organizations integrate ethics into all facets of their organizations.

Help the Center celebrate 40 years of raising and responding to ethical issues in health and healthcare.

The Fire House KC
4518 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri

Luncheon Program

Hear Ryan Pferdehirt’s real-life stories how clinical ethics can help patients, families, clinicians and administrators make crucial decisions, from care provided at the bedside to policies made in the boardroom.

Hear Lindsey Jarrett on ways artificial intelligence can harm the same people it sets out to help and how Ethical AI tools and processes can make AI safer and more responsible for all.

Individual Tickets


More Information

For more information about the 40th anniversary events or this luncheon, including event sponsorship, please use our contact us form or contact Cindy Leyland at or 816.979.1357. Thank you.

The front of the Fire House KC event building.

Past Events

Advance Care Planning Training — Open to Everyone
Thursday, April 27, 2023, 12 noon – 1 PM CT
Thursday, May 25, 2023, 12 noon – 1 PM CT

An inspirational morning exploring how listening to stories and creating art depicting the wishes of elders can open new pathways to connection, reconciliation and peace.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Continental Breakfast 8:30-9:00 AM
Symposium 9:00 AM – Noon

Thursday, November 3, 2022

In this free webinar, we invite new and current users to learn about the new TPOPP/POLST Clinical Guide and form.

Advance Care Planning Training
Open to Everyone

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Thursday, September 8, 2022

In this free webinar, we invite you to participate in a conversation with Dr. Sanne Magnan about what you can do to address the social determinants of health and to advance health equity in your communities.

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Nurse leaders will address the nursing crisis using ethics to understand what is going on and what might be a fitting response. Join us in-person for the reception and lecture or virtually for the lecture. Registration is free.

An exhibition celebrating the wishes of elders and protecting the interests of those whose voices have not been heard or heeded.

May 12, 2022
Leedy-Voulkos Art Center
2012 Baltimore

2021 Annual Event

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