Programs & Centers

MHECN Conferences

Workshops/Conferences:

MHECN members receive a 20% discounted registration fee to MHECN-sponsored educational events. Programs have addressed issues such as advance directives and Maryland law, ethics in an intercultural society, the process of ethics consultation, the importance of communication in ethics consultation, spirituality and the role of ethics committees, disability rights and ethics, and legal/ethical aspects of clinical informed consent and capacity. 

Upcoming Conferences

  • There are no upcoming conferences at this time.

Past MHECN Conferences

  • Sustaining the Life of Your Ethics Committee
    May, 1998, Bon Secours Spiritual Center, Marriottsville, MD
  • Hopkins v. Wright: A Panel Discussion
    November 18, 1999, Harbor Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Healthcare Ethics in a Multicultural Society
    June, 1999, Harbor Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Tailored Basic Ethics Education Courses
    Fall, 2000 – Greater Baltimore Medical Center
    September 8, 2001 – Shore Memorial Hospital, Easton, Maryland
  • Communication: The Heart of Ethics Consultation
    Saturday December 2, 2000, Bon Secours Spiritual Center, Marriottsville, MD
  • Capacity Assessment, Tube Feeding and Other Vital Issues of Importance Before the End-of-Life
    Thursday, November 15, 2001, North Arundel Hospital, Glen Burnie, Maryland
  • Two Topics in End-of-Life Care: African American Perspectives and Conflict Resolution
    June 15, 2001, Franklin Square Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Spirituality, Healthcare and the Role of Ethics Committees
    Monday October 28, 2002, Franklin Square Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Clinical Informed Consent and Capacity: Law versus Ethics
    June 2, 2003, University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD
  • Not in My ER, Not in My Nursing Home: Regulatory, Legal, and Ethical Insights about Dying in Institutions
    Friday, December 12, 2003, Franklin Square Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • ‘Still Hazy After All These Years’ – DNR Orders: Problems & Solutions
    Wednesday, November 17, 2004, Charlestown Retirement Community, Catonsville, MD
  • ‘Healthcare Ethics in Action’ – Basic Ethics Education Conference
    Tuesday, June 28, 2005, Franklin Square Hospital Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Troubleshooting the Patient’s Plan of Care Form
    Tuesday, November 29, 2005, Broadmead, Cockeysville, MD
  • Should Conscience Be Your Guide? Exploring Conscience-based Refusals in Health Care
    Tuesday, June 20, 2006, University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD
  • Money & Medicine: Bedside Ethics of the Medical Marketplace
    Tuesday, January 30, 2007, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Towson, MD
  • Ethics Committees in Action
    Thursday, July 26, 2007, Bon Secours Spiritual Center, Marriottsville, MD
  • The Ethics of Health Care Reform
    Monday, April 7, 2008, University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD
  • Ethics Committees and Maryland Law – Time for a Change?
    Wednesday, December 3, 2008, Broadmead Continuing Care Retirement Community, Cockeysville, MD
  • Fine Tuning Clinical Ethics Consultation – A Workshop for Health Care Ethics Committee Members
    Monday, June 8, 2009, Franklin Square Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • The Ethics of Pandemic-Driven Health Care Resource Rationing
    Tuesday, October 27, 2009, University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD
  • Disability, Health Care & Ethics – What Really Matters
    Wednesday, April 28, 2010, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD
  • Medical Futility and Maryland Law
    Tuesday, November 30, 2010, University of Maryland Baltimore campus
  • Ethics Consultation & Beyond: A Primer for Health Care Ethics Committee Members
    Wednesday, June 29, 2011, Harbor Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Medically Ineffective Treatment Under Maryland Law: A Round Table Discussion with Maryland Hospital Attorneys & Risk Managers.
    Wednesday, September 28, 2011, SMC Campus Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Navigating Communication Landmines in Ethics Consultation.
    Wednesday, June 13, 2012, Carroll Hospital Center, 200 Memorial Avenue, Westminster, MD
  • Health Care Decision Making & the Maryland Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) Form
    Tuesday, April 2, 2013, UM Carey School of Law, Baltimore, MD
  • Maryland Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST)—A Six Month Check-Up
    Monday, December 9, 2013, UM Carey School of Law, Baltimore, MD

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