Vanderbilt Divinity and VA partner on doctor of ministry for chaplains

March 10, 2020

A new partnership between Vanderbilt Divinity School and Mental Health and Chaplaincy, a national program of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Health Administration, will relaunch a doctor of ministry program at Vanderbilt. The program aims to equip chaplains with best practices for providing high-quality, evidence-based care for persons with diverse psychosocial–spiritual needs.

Bruce Jennings co-authored a new code of public health ethics for the APHA

November 13, 2019

In 2015 APHA convened a task force charged with revising, expanding and updating the code of public health ethics that had been adopted and promulgated in 2002. This year the APHA approved a new “Public Health Code of Ethics,” and it was released at the association’s annual meeting held in Philadelphia in early November. Bruce Jennings was the co-chair of that task force and served as one of the principal drafters of the text of the new code.

Fall Ethics Grand Rounds - Nov. 5

October 29, 2019

Hospital as Sanctuary Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12 Noon ● 208 Light Hall Panelists Dan Benedetti, MD, MA; Adriana Bialostozky, MD; Jenna Brent, MSSW, LMSW; Adrienne Kepner, JD; Ronnie Mubang, MD Moderator Joe Fanning, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society

Flexner Discovery Lecture - October 17

October 6, 2019

Christine Grady, M.S.N., Ph.D. Bioethics Research: Challenges, Opportunities, and Impact October 17, 2019 4:00 p.m. 208 Light Hall Sponsored by: Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society Patricia Townsend Meador Lecture 

National Healthcare Decisions Day: Making Your Wishes Known - April 16

April 5, 2019

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Tuesday, April 16, 2019 | 4:00 PM 202 Light Hall Speakers Mohana Karlekar, MD Director of Vanderbilt University Palliative Care, Assistant Professor of Medicine Kate Payne, JD, RN, NC-BC Associate Professor of Nursing, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society