UNC C:B trainees and former fellows were ubiquitous at the 19th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities in Kansas City on Oct. 18-22! Their contributions included:
- Elana Jaffe, BA participated in a “Forging a New Paradigm for Public Health Emergency Research that Includes Pregnant Women in the Response: What We Can Learn from HIV, Ebola, and Zika” panel.
- Sara Scarlet, MD presented her paper: Not Just “Angst” – The Unexplored Concept of Moral Distress Among Surgeons. Scarlet’s session explored the unique aspects of surgical care that predispose the surgeon to moral distress and details an extensive literature review that reveals its lack of attention for surgeons and trainees.
- Margaret Waltz, PhD, presented her paper Medical Trainees’ Construction of Good and Bad Patients Through Emotional Labor during the Bioethics Insight, the Interpersonal, and Emotional Labor Paper Session.
- Karen Meagher, PhD, moderated a workshop on ‘Embedded, Integrated, or Nested: Designing and Navigating Social Science and/or Ethics Collaborations with Clinical Researchers’.
- Deborah Love, JD, MBA, MA, moderated a workshop for ‘Centering Serious Illness Conversations Around the Patient’s Life Story: Overview and Demonstration of a Workshop Using Narrative Methods to Enhance Clinician Communication Skills and Well-Being.’
- Gabriel Lazaro-Munoz, JD, PhD, talked about his paper Improving Ethical Guidance for the Return of Results from Psychiatric Genomics Research during the Genetics and Genomic Research Paper Session.
- Adrianne Gelpi, PhD, participated in a panel session entitled “What Is at the “Center of Patient-Centeredness?”
Congratulations to all of those who participated in the ASBH annual conference!