35th Annual MacLean Center Conference

Chicago, IL US
October 27, 2023 to October 28, 2023
Join us for this premiere medical ethics conference!
This conference will improve patient care and outcomes by educating physicians and other healthcare professionals about clinical medical ethics through lectures, panel discussions, and collaboration. This year’s conference will provide a framework to view multiple ethical issues in clinical medicine, including informed consent, disparities in access and outcomes, and challenges to the patient-physician relationship.

Participants will learn new strategies to tackle challenging ethical dilemmas in their practice, allowing them to provide improved patient care.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in clinical medical ethics.

Learning Objectives

After this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss how clinical medical ethics applies broadly to the American healthcare system and specifically to their fields or specialties;
  • Identify the ethical situations or conflicts in routine clinical encounters;
  • Explain how to apply the tenants of clinical medical ethics to scenarios they encounter in their fields or specialties;
  • Describe how current literature and directives in clinical medical ethics will help them to make improved ethics decisions in their practice;
  • Discuss the various perspectives, including legal, medical, and religious, that must be taken into account to provide holistic patient care.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Anne Wong
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
PDF icon Activity Flyer2.31 MB
Available credit: 
  • 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.25 Participation
  • 17.25 Social Work CEU
Event starts: 
10/27/2023 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/28/2023 - 6:20pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Museum of Science and Industry
5700 S DuSable Lk Shr Dr
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
Learners can participate in this conference in person or virtually. For more information, contact Anne Wong via e-mail.
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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 via email at annew9@bsd.uchicago.edu.
  Peter Angelos, MD, PhD
  Linda Kohler Anderson Professor of Surgery
  Associate Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
  Chief of Endocrine Surgery

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships 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.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Social Worker Credit
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 35th Annual MacLean Center Conference for LSW and LCSW social workers in the state of Illinois.

17.25 social work continuing education units are provided for this live activity.
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
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. 
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the activity end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
After logging in/creating an account, select your registration type below and click "Register Now!" Simply follow the prompts to complete your registration. If applicable, use the discount code to receive the early registration rate. Early registration ends July 31, 2023!

Profession TypeEarly RegistrationDISCOUNT CODERegular Registration
MacLean Fellows Alumni--$50
MacLean Faculty--$30
CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel your participation in this conference, your registration fee less a 50% administrative fee will be refunded when written notification is received by September 27, 2023. No refunds will be made after September 27, 2023.
You will have the opportunity to register for dinner at the bottom of the checkout screen once you click "Register Now" below.
Speakers will be invited to attend the dinner for free. If you have submitted an abstract to the conference, please wait to register for the dinner.
Profession TypeFEE
All (In Person)$65


At the end of the activity, the credit-claiming process will unlock. Return to this page and click on "Complete Activity" to proceed.
Please Note: Requests to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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