Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Good Ethics Starts with Good Facts

The Center for Practical Bioethics kicked off Healthcare Reform 2009: Truth, Justice and the American Way with a public forum October 6 entitled, “Good Ethics Starts with Good Facts.”

The session featured presentations by John Carney, the Center’s vice president for aging and end of life, Teresa Brooks, JD, Polsinelli Shughart in Washington, DC, and Max Skidmore PhD of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

The next session will address "Coverage for All." Details below. Register online by clicking here.


Podcast: Teresa Brooks- Polsinelli Shughart, Max Skidmore, PhD- University of Missouri-Kansas City, 13 minutes 45 seconds

Remarks by:

Myra Christopher, Center president and CEO (9 minutes 36 seconds)

John Carney, Center vice president for aging and end of life. (20 minutes 27 seconds)Powerpoint here.

Teresa Brooks, JD, Polsinelli Shughart, PC (17 minutes 14 seconds)

Max Skidmore, PhD, University of Missouri-Kansas City (13 minutes 21 seconds)

Reverend Bob Hill, Community Christian Church (12 minutes 13 seconds)

Glossary of Healthcare Reform Terms

Coverage for All

Session Two of Healthcare Reform 2009: Truth, Justice and the American Way

Tuesday, October 13
7-8:30 pm

Community Christian Church, 4601 Main, Kansas City, MO

Keynote: Steve Roling, President and CEO, Kansas City Healthcare Foundation

Session is free and open to the public. Register online by clicking here or email Donna Blackwood at



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