The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities promotes the exchange of ideas and fosters multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and inter-professional scholarship, research, teaching, policy development, professional development and collegiality among people engaged in clinical and academic bioethics and the medical humanities.

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Annual Meeting

ASBH 16th Annual Meeting
October 16-19, 2014
San Diego, California
Hilton Bayfront San Diego

Interprofessional & Inclusive: Bioethics & Humanities?



Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 564-3333

Rate: $229 single/double
Check-in: 3pm; Check-out: 12pm
Special Rate Cut-Off Date: September 5, 2014

Reservations: (800) HILTONS
Online Reservations



ASBH is committed to ensuring that its annual meeting is accessible to persons with disabilities and that we meet and exceed all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to make this indication on their meeting registration form well in advance of the meeting. We want to welcome you as best we can and, the more notice you give us, the better we will be able to accommodate you so that you have a safe and enjoyable experience. Please contact Katherine McLaughlin at (847) 375-4748 for assistance.

More resources in San Diego for visitors with disabilities

AccessibleSanDiego and a local discussion board


Weather and Conference Attire

In October, San Diego's average high is 73°F and average low is 61°F. Meeting room temperatures tend to vary, so please bring a sweater or light jacket to all meetings.

Air Travel

San Diego International Airport
3225 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 400-2404

San Diego International Airport proudly offers a variety of services for passengers with disabilities.

United Airlines is offering special meeting discounts for attendess for this meetings. You may book online at and enter your Offer Code ZR8A883560 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights. If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at (800) 426-1122, please give them the following information: Agreement Code 883560 and Z Code ZR8A.

Ground Transportation

The Hilton San Diego Bayfront is located 3.9 miles from San Diego International Airport. Transportation from the airport to the hotel will take an estimated 10 minutes.


Become an exhibiting partner to reach more than 1,000 healthcare professionals, educators, consultants, and others who have an interest in the field of clinical and academic bioethics and the health-related humanities. As shown in the floor plan, booth size is 10' x 10' and includes one table and two chairs. The rate is $950 for the first space and $500 for each additional space.

  • Recruit new students and faculty
  • Reconnect with alumni
  • Promote published works in the field of bioethics
  • Generate new business opportunities

Space is limited and the exhibit hall will sell out. Don't delay, reserve your booth today!!

For more information, contact Chris Schroll, ASBH Exhibit Manager, (847) 375-3661, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Career Path

2013 Annual Meeting Program Book

2013 ASBH Annual Meeting Evaluation

Annual Meeting Session Recordings

List of all ASBH Annual Meetings


2014 Co-Chairs

Rebecca Garden, PhD
Upstate Medical University

Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD
Hamline University Law School

Sarah Shannon, PhD, RN
University of Washington

Board Liaisons

Felicia Cohn, PhD, MA
Kaiser Permanente, Orange County

Amy Haddad, PhD, RN
Creighton University Medical Center