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Half-Day Ethics Training: Ethics Consultation & Ethics Committees

June 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Flynn Faculty Workshop Room, Level 6

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$100 per person. Limited to 30 participants.


8-8:30 a.m. – breakfast; collect your name tents & materials

8:30-8:40 a.m. – Welcome: Gretchen Case, PhD, MA

8:40-9:10 a.m. –  Informed Consent/Capacity:

Jeffrey Botkin, MD, MPH consent/capacity

9:10-9:40 a.m. –  End of Life/Conflicts with Families and Others:

Peggy Battin, PhD, MFA

9:40-9:50 a.m. – break

9:50-10:30 a.m.-  Tensions between Legal & Risk & Ethics: What’s Practical?:

Teneille Brown, JD, Jim Ruble, PharmD, JD, Scott Smith, JD

10:30-10:40 a.m. –  break

10:40-11:00 a.m. –  Navigating the Rapids of Clinical Ethics Consultation:  Intake, Recommendations, and Documentation:

Armand H. Matheny Antommaria MD, PhD

11:00 a.m. – noon: Discussion of Complex and Complicated Cases:

Armand H. Matheny Antommaria, MD, PhD leads discussion with Program in Medical Ethics and Humanities faculty and participants

12:00-12:20 p.m. –  Recap and Reflect: Guided Writing to Take Training Forward /

sharing ideas with participants: Susan Sample, PhD, MFA

12:20-12:30 p.m. – Wrap Up and Resources: Gretchen Case, PhD, MA

12:30-1:30 p.m. – Lunch


Armand H. Matheny Antommaria, MD, PhD, FAAP

Gretchen A. Case, PhD, MA

Jeffrey R. Botkin, MD, MPH

Margaret P. Battin, PhD, MFA

Teneille R. Brown, JD

James H. Ruble, PharmD, JD

Scott Smith, JD, Associate General Counsel

Susan J. Sample, PhD, MFA

Additional Planners:

Cheyenne Brown, MS, BSN, RN, TCRN, CEN
Performance Improvement Coordinator–Trauma Services, Intermountain Healthcare, Master of Science in Health Care Ethics from Creighton University

Samuel M. Brown, MD, MS

Linda Carr-Lee Faix, PhC, MA

Leslie P. Francis, JD, PhD

Suzette Goucher, JD, RN, CPHRM, Director Risk Management
Suzette H. Goucher graduated cum laude from Weber State University with a B.S.N. in Nursing and then with a J.D. from the University of Utah. She became the Director of Risk Management at the University of Utah in 2015.

Brent Kious, MD, PhD

Paige Patterson, MD, Palliative Care

Heather Sudbury

James Tabery, PhD

Natalia Washington, PhD


Accreditation: The University of Utah School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure: None of the faculty or planners or anyone in control of content for this continuing medical education activity have any relevant financial relationships since the content does not cover any products/services of a commercial interest; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Nondiscrimination and Disability Accommodation Statement: The University of Utah does not exclude, deny benefits to or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran’s status, religion, gender identity/expression, genetic information, or sexual orientation in admission to or participation in its programs and activities.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request, with reasonable notice.  Requests for accommodations or inquiries or complaints about University nondiscrimination and disability/access policies may be directed to the Director, OEO/AA, Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, 201 S President’s Circle, RM 135, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, 801-581-8365 (Voice/TTY), 801-585-5746 (Fax).


For questions contact Spencer (801) 587-0391.


June 1, 2019
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
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College of Law
801-585-3440 | 801-585-3479


S. J. Quinney College of Law
383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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