Annual Florida Bioethics Conference hosts over 300 physicians, nurses, chaplains, social workers and community leaders each year. 


24th Annual Florida Bioethics Conference

The University of Miami Ethics Programs hosted its 24th annual spring conference in conjunction with the Florida Bioethics Network on Friday, April 8, 2016, at the Miami Biscayne Bay Marriott, 1633 North Bayshore Drive. 

This educational program - one of the oldest and largest conferences in the country dedicated to ethics in healthcare - featured presentations on Ethics/Bioethics and its relationship to topics such as climate change, Cancer, public health priorities when it comes to diseases such as Aids and Zika, Florida POLST, Ethics Committees and Clinician’s ability to write a DNAR order. 

This 24th annual South Florida program was approved for continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, social workers, attorneys and chaplains. 

Please contact the Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy at or 305-243-5723 for more information. 

To view the program, please click here. To view Presenter Slides, please click here.


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