Some 300 people attended last year's "Florida Ethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions" conference 


23rd Annual Bioethics Conference Features Diverse Program

With “Florida Ethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions” in Miami, the Florida Bioethics Network continued an unprecedented year of education and professional development in bioethics. 

Featuring presentations on Ebola, hospital ethics committees, gender identity, the Indian Health Service, social-worker proxies and a special retrospective on the Terri Schiavo case - "Schiavo:10 Years Later"- this 23rd annual South Florida Program promised to engage, stimulate and educate. 

Indeed, the South Florida conference has emerged as one of the largest and oldest community bioethics programs in the country. 

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