29th Annual Dorothy J. MacLean Fellows Conference on Clinical Medical Ethics

Chicago, IL US
November 10, 2017 to November 11, 2017
Each year for the past 29 years, the MacLean Center has hosted a conference that draws speakers who discuss today’s issues in clinical medical ethics. The conference remembers Dorothy Jean MacLean, who helped create the MacLean Center and was deeply committed to its work. D.J. MacLean believed that education was the best way to improve the world and throughout her life supported many leading educational institutions.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other health care professionals interested in the field of clinical medical ethics.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss how clinical medical ethics applies broadly to the American healthcare system and specifically to their individual fields or specialties;
  • Explain how to apply the tenants of clinical medical ethics to the scenarios they encounter in their fields or specialties;
  • Describe how current literature and directives in the field of clinical medical ethics will help them to make improved ethics decisions in their practice;
  • Identify ethical considerations in addressing domestic and international health disparities.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Kimberly Conner
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(773) 702-1453
Available credit: 
  • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 12.50 Participation
  • 13.00 Social Work CEU
Event starts: 
11/10/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/11/2017 - 5:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

The University of Chicago Law School
1111 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 773-702-1453 or via email at kconnor1@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu.

  Mark Siegler, MD
  Lindy Bergman Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Surgery
  Executive Director, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence
  Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Accreditation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
University of Chicago Medicine is a Registered Social Work Continuing Education Sponsor through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and will offer continuing education units for the 29th Annual Dorothy J. MacLean Fellows Conference on Clinical Medical Ethics for LSW and LCSW social workers in the state of Illinois.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
Social work continuing education units are provided for this live activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board. 
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