Annual Conference

ASBH Annual Conference

The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities' Annual Conference connects individuals and groups across many disciplines, all with interest in clinical and academic bioethics and health-related humanities. The conference provides a platform for presenting new ideas, debate, discussion, learning and networking with other professionals in related fields.

After participating in this conference, attendees should be able to:

  • Discuss emerging issues in bioethics and the medical humanities
  • Discuss and apply recent research findings related to bioethics and the medical humanities
  • Examine the role of bioethics and humanities in responding to injustice, trauma, and loss in the context of health and medicine 

Session topics include:

  • Clinical ethics and clinical ethics consultation
  • Religion, culture and social sciences
  • Arts and literature
  • Philosophy and history
  • Research ethics and empirical research
  • Law, public health policy, organizational ethics
  • Education and inter-professional studies
  • Diversity, disparity and inclusion

Who Should Attend

The American Society of Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) Annual Conference is designed for physicians, nurses, attorneys, historians, philosophers, professors of literature and the humanities, members of the clergy, social workers, and others engaged in endeavors related to clinical and academic bioethics and the health-related humanities. 

Continuing Education Credit


Past/Future Conferences


2020 Program Committee

Thomas Cunningham, PhD, Chair
Kaiser Permanente

Stacey Tovino, JD, PhD
UNLV William S Boyd School of Law

Devan Stahl, PhD
Baylor University 

Erin Lamb, PhD
Hiram College 

Board Liaisons

Ana Iltis, PhD
Wake Forest University

Kayhan Parsi, HEC-C, JD, PhD
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine 

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!

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