Chicago - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sponsored by Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago Ethics Advisory Board:
Annual Ethics Retreat
September 9, 2016 8AM 12PM
Lurie Children s 11-150
Please RSVP to Suzanne Dudzinski <email@example.com> by September 2
Cynda Rushton PhD, RN, FAAN
Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics Berman Institute of Bioethics/School of Nursing Professor of Nursing and Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins University
James Gerhart, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences Rush University Medical Center
Dr. Rushton is an international leader in nursing ethics. Her current scholarship focuses on moral distress and suffering of clinicians, the development of moral resilience, and designing a culture of ethical practice. She is currently designing, implementing, and evaluating the Mindful Ethical Practice and Resilience Academy (MEPRA) to build moral resilience in novice nurses. Her forthcoming book, Moral Resilience: An Antidote to Moral Distress, will be published by Oxford University Press.
Dr. Gerhart is a clinical psychologist at Rush University Medical Center, with a focus on psychosocial oncology, anger management, and post-traumatic stress. He uses mindfulness-based interventions to help clinicians avoid burnout, and is the lead faculty for the ACCEPTS workshops, which use mindfulness practices to build resilience for pediatric palliative care, oncology, and ICU providers.
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This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.