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 2017-2018 HCEC Certification Commission:

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

Courtenay R Bruce, MA JD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Daniel Davis, PhD
Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA

Claretta Y Dupree, RN PhD
Trinity International University
Greensboro, NC

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