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Upcoming Webinars


Wednesday Jun 16th, 2021—4:00pm
Dementia Advance Directives - Stop Eating and Drinking Directives
Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD, HEC-C
Details coming soon

In this webinar, Dr. Pope will detail some of the options available for advanced directives for persons with dementia, and the legal structure to voluntarily stop eating and drinking.

Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD, HEC-C, is a professor at Health Law Institute, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and holds adjunct positions at the Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Queensland University of Technology and the Alden March Bioethics Institute. He also serves as Visiting Professor of Medical Jurisprudence, St. George's University (Grenada, West Indies) and Affiliate Faculty, University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics. As a law professor and bioethicist, he examines using the law both to improve medical decision making and to protect patient rights at the end of life.


Wednesday Jul 21st, 2021—4:00pm
Providing Gender-Affirming Healthcare
Leonardo Candelario Pérez, PhD
Details coming soon

Leonardo Candelario Pérez, PhD is a sexual health psychologist and co-chair of Adolescent Gender Services at Health Partners, a consultant for the National Center for Gender Spectrum Health, and the LGBTQI+ consultant for Centro Tyrone Guzman. Dr. Leo will be sharing with us the importance and methods of providing gender-affirming healthcare.

News and Events


Highlights: The Third Annual ABN Conference


The Third Annual Conference of the Arizona Bioethics Network (ABN) took place on April 12, 2013 at the Fiesta Resort Conference Center in Tempe, AZ. Approximately 100 members of the ABN were in attendance. The theme of the conference was effective communication and ethics.
Images:
Nate Johnson, Mary Drago, and Victoria Calvelage participate in an improv session led by Dr Kevin Boesen. Photo by Jenney Craer, ABN Director Jason Robert and Hospice of the Valley nurse Mark Rivard participate in one of Dr Boesen's exercises. Photo by Jenney Craer

Annual Conference


The 4th Annual Arizona Bioethics Network Conference to be held April 11, 2014 at the Scottsdale Resort and Center. The theme of this year's meeting is "Courage and Compassion in Healthcare." Participants are urged to share their own memorable ethical challenges so the speakers and table discussions can address them.

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