Bioethics Program 

Hand-outs for lectures are available below by clicking the topic name.

Friday, November 3, 2017 7:30am – 4pm

University of North Florida
Herbert University Center
12000 Alumni Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224  

Time Activity

Registration and Continental Breakfast


Welcoming Remarks
Alissa Hurwitz Swota, PhD
Bioethicist, Wolfson Children's Hospital/Baptist Health


Wolfson Lecture: The Backdrop Against Which We Operate: An Overview of Current Healthcare Policy
A. Hugh Greene, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer, Baptist Health


Stories Matter: Narrative Ethics in Clinical Practice
Martha Montello, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine University of Kansas Medical Center
Lecturer, Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School




Heaven, Hospital, Listening and Love
Hospice at Age 4
Heaven over hospital: Parents honor dying child's request
Michelle Moon, DO
The Vancouver Clinic; Julianna’s Mom

Moderator: Alissa Hurwitz Swota PhD, Bioethicist, Wolfson Children’s Hospital/Baptist Health




Conflict in Healthcare: Practical Skills for Resolution
Due to the "learn by doing rather than learn by reading/hearing" nature of the presentation, no advance materials will be available.
Haavi Morreim, JD, PhD
Principal, Center for Conflict Resolution in Healthcare LLC
Professor, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center




When Acute Care Units Become Long Term Care Facilities
Micah Hester, PhD
Chief, Division of Medical Humanities, Professor of Medical Humanities and Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine Clinical Ethicist UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital


To Test or Not to Test – That is the Question: Ethical Issues in Genetic Testing in Children
Michelle Lewis, MD, JD
Research Scholar, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University

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