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Kaufman Interfaith Health & Religion

Medical Ethics conferences

Date and Time

Monday, February 22, 2021 2:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Location

Virtual 

All registered participants will receive the link(s) to access the appropriate webinar(s) one day prior to the event. Individuals who register for both events will receive two separate links.

Description

West Michigan Medical Ethics Conference & DeVos Colloquy

in collaboration with the GVSU Vice Provost of Health

AFTERNOON SESSION:  2-5 PM (EST)

Waiting for a Miracle:  The Role of Religion in a Patient's Decision-Making

Presented by GVSU Office of the Vice Provost for Health and Spectrum Health

Afternoon Agenda:

Welcome:

Jean Nagelkerk, PhD, FNP, FNAP
Vice Provost for Health, Grand Valley State University

Presenters:
David Vessey, PhD
Professor of Philosophy, Grand Valley State University

Reverend Joanna Bailey, MDiv
Spiritual Care Manager, Mercy Health Saint Mary's

Interfaith Panel:

Bishop Dennis J. McMurray, DDiv, Renaissance Church of God in Christ
Ali Metwalli, PhD, Western Michigan University
Reverend Mark Przybysz, MA, Saint Anthony of Padua Parish
Rabbi David J.B. Krishef, Congregation Ahavas Israel
Fred Stella, West Michigan Hindu Temple

Moderator: P. Douglas Kindschi, PhD, Kaufman Interfaith Institute at GVSU

Expert Panel:

Moderator: David Rzeszutko, MD, Spectrum Health
Ana S. Iltis, PhD, Wake Forest University
Ryan Nash, MD, MA, FACP, FAAHPM, The Ohio State University Center for Bioethics

(Dr. David Vessey and Rev. Joanna Bailey will join our Colloquy speakers.)

 

EVENING SESSION:  6 - 8:10 PM (EST)

The Role of Religion in Health Care

Colloquy Presenters:

Ana S. Iltis, PhD
Carlson Professor of University Studies; Professor of Philosophy; Director of the Center for Bioethics, Health and Society, Wake Forest University

Ryan Nash, MD, MA, FACP, FAAHPM
Director, The Ohio State University Center for Bioethics
Director, Division of Bioethics, Department of Biomedical Education & Anatomy; Hagop S. Mekhjian, M.D. Chair in Medical Ethics & Professionalism

Moderator:

P. Douglas Kindschi, PhD
Director, Kaufman Interfaith Institute

 

REGISTRATION NOTE:  

Medical or Health Professionals who want CEU credit must register at a separate site by February 18, 2021.  Please click for CEU credit here:

For registrations through Kaufman Interfaith Institute, please click here:

 

Contact

Questions may be directed to interfaith@gvsu.edu 

or call 616-331-5702
 

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