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

As always, the ASBH Annual Meeting is the event of the year for bioethics and humanities networking.

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          Tia Powell introduced Lifetime Achievement Award                                Board member Ana Iltis meets with members                           Distinguished Service Award Winner
           Winner Nancy Dubler, with President Felicia Cohn                                        Gerardo Maradiaga and Meghan Hall                                Alex Kon with President Felicia Cohn

                 and Immediat Past President Joseph Fins

Save the Date

Mark your calendar now for the ASBH 17th Annual Meeting in Houston, TX, October 22-25, 2015. The Hilton Americas-Houston hotel is close to the city's famed Museum District with numerous restaurants, ranging from fast service to high end, in the area. It promises to be another great destination for ASBH.

                    The Hilton Americas-Houston overlooks the beautiful Discovery Green park

Recordings of Sessions

Did you miss the meeting this year? Or find that there were more sessions you wanted to attend? All of the presentations from the 2014 meeting are available on MP3 files on a CD player for easy listening on your computer or audio player. Order online at


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.


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

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2015 Program Committee

Terry Rosell, PhD DMin
Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Mark Clark, PhD
Arizona State University

Anne Simpson, MD CMD
Univeristy of New Mexico

Helen Chapple, MA MSN PhD RN
Creighton University

Martin Kohn, PhD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Board Liaisons

Felicia Cohn, PhD, MA
Kaiser Permanente, Orange County

Amy Haddad, PhD, RN
Creighton University Medical Center

Career Path

2014 Annual Meeting Program Book

2014 ASBH Annual Meeting Evaluation

Annual Meeting Session Recordings

List of all ASBH Annual Meetings