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Converging Roads Bioethics Conference

April 24 @ 7:30 am - 7:30 pm

We are excited to invite you to a one of kind Bioethics Conference this spring in nearby Columbus Ohio.
The John Paul II Foundation, the Diocese of Columbus, and the Catholic Medical Association of Central Ohio are pleased to present the first annual Bioethics Conference, April 24, 2021 at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus Ohio.  From abortion ethics to end of life care, from conscience rights to addiction to social justice and the poor in light of Catholic Social Teaching, this conference spans a diverse range of topics critical to the health care professional.
In person and virtual registration options available.
7 CME credits will be offered for physicians, as well as 7 for nurses and chaplains. We urge our members to join us for a day of prayer, scholarly learning from national experts, and a White Mass celebrated by Columbus Bishop Brennan. At the provided lunch, graduating medical students and health professional students will be specially honored. Students may attend virtually FREE, and in person for only $39. All graduating medical students will attend free.
The lineup of excellent speakers includes:
Thomas McGovern, MD – The Catholic Healthcare Professional in a Secular Society
Ashley Fernandes, MD – Rights of Healthcare Professionals: How to Integrate Faith and Ethics into Moral Medicine
Robin Perrucci, MD – Accompanying Children in the Womb and at the End of Life
Greg Burke, MD – Medicine and Morals in Making Clincal Decisions
Cynthia Hunt, MD – Addiction and the Opioid Crisis: Treating the Whole Person
Elliot Bedford, PhD – Ordinary, Extraordinary and Futile: What’s the Difference and What Difference Does it Make?
Claudia Sotomayor, MD – Access to Healthcare for the Poor
For registration, pricing, a more detailed list of speakers, and more information, see the link below:


April 24
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Pontifical College Josephinium
7625 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43235 United States
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