Ethics Grand Rounds - April 10, 2024

Encountering Moral Injury as a Health Care Professional



Sunil K. Geevarghese, MD, MSCI, FACS
Vice Chair for Education, Section of Surgical Sciences
Medical Director, Transplant Perioperative Services
Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Jason Nieuwsma, Ph.D.
Associate Director, VA Integrative Mental Health
Associate Professor, Duke University Medical Center
Adjoint Associate Professor, Vanderbilt Divinity School

Rev. Sherry Perry, MDiv., BCC
Staff Chaplain
Medical Intensive Care Unit (& Medical and Pulmonary Stepdown Units)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Jessica B. Williams, MSN, APRN, ACCNS-AG, CCRN
CVICU Clinical Nurse Specialist
Vanderbilt University Medical Center



Keith G. Meador, MD, ThM, MPH
Anne Geddes Stahlman Professor of Medical Ethics
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Professor of Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt Divinity School
Director, VA Integrative Mental Health


  This panel will address the concept of moral injury as experienced by health care professionals
and the contextualized care needed to facilitate recovery.


Ethics Grand Rounds

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

12:00 ● 202 Light Hall

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 Teams Option available



Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Sponsored by VUMC Ethics Committee and Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society
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