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

 

Florida Bioethics Network and University of Miami
Set 23rd Annual Bioethics Conference for April 17, 2015 

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. 

To view the program, please click here. To register, click here.

 

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Bioethics in Florida
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Bioethics Resources on the Web
The National Institutes of Health's Bioethics Resources site provides a compilation of links on topics including human subjects and animal research, institutional review boards, clinical ethics, international research ethics issues, genetics, and neuroethics.

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