HCEC Certification Commission

The HCEC Certification Commission comprises experts and leaders in clinical healthcare ethics consultation. The commission brings crucial content expertise to the table and reflects the diversity of HEC roles across the healthcare spectrum. This experienced panel is responsible for developing the essential elements of a certification program, including selecting a testing company, selecting item writers for an entry-level exam based on the role delineation study, determining eligibility criteria, and developing policies and procedures to guide the commission’s work.

The following individuals have been appointed to the 2020-2021 HCEC Certification Commission:

Felicia Cohn, MA PhD, Chair
Kaiser Permanente Orange County
Anaheim, CA

Armand Antommaria, MD PhD HEC-C
Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Daniel Davis, PhD
Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA

Chris Feudtner, MD PhD MPH
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Matthew Kenney, PhD
Ascension Health
St Louis, MO

Michael Spellman
The Paterson Group
Chicago, IL

Lucia Wocial, PhD RN FAAN HEC-C
Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, IN