Below you will find resources from past webinars, including presentation slides and links to listen to the webinar. If you have topics you would like to have covered in upcoming webinars, please contact us with your suggestions.

Esther Loewen
Chérie Danielson
Jana Boyd
Alex Dubov

From Guideline to Action: Caring for Transgender Persons

December 8, 2022

Experts of different backgrounds examine how the AHPA statement, “Principle for the Treatment of Transgender Persons in Adventist Healthcare Institutions,” can enhance education for clinicians and optimize their delivery of care to transgender persons.


Esther Loewen, MAGL
Chérie Danielson, MHA
Jana Boyd, PhD, LMFT
Alex Dubov, PhD, MDiv


The New Alzheimer Medicine: Hope or Hoax?

September 9, 2021

Neurology, pharmacy, ethics, and policy experts address practical implications of the FDA approval of Aduhelm (aducanumab) for treatment of Alzheimer’s patients.

Natasa Dragicevic, MD, PhD, Adventist Health
Michael Hogue, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP, Loma Linda University
Wonha Kim, MD, MPH, CPH, FAAP, Loma Linda University Health
Gerald Winslow, PhD, Loma Linda University

Paradigm Shift: How Geoinformatics is Changing our Understanding of Healthcare

May 19, 2021

Leaders from different health systems discuss how geoinformatics can be applied in the clinical setting, as well as examine the associated ethical concerns regarding privacy. 

J Russ Butler, PhD, AdventHealth University
Craig Gillen, PS, AdventHealth University
Seth Wiafe, PhD, Loma Linda University

Health Disparities and Racial Justice

February 24, 2021

Leaders from the Adventist Bioethics Consortium and the Adventist Health Policy Association address issues of racial and ethnic disparities and provide some practical suggestions for effective change in the direction of fairness, equity, and inclusion. 
Josefer Montes, PhD
Alric V. Simmonds Jr., MD FACS
Carlyle Walton, MHSM, CPA, FACHE
Gerald Winslow, PhD

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Part 3 of Bioethics in Action: Highlighting Work Across the Consortium 

November 19, 2020

Christian Taylor, MDiv, AdventHealth Orlando
Tammy Harbour, MDiv, BCC, AdventHealth Orlando
Keren Tanguay, MDiv, PhD Candidate, OhioHealth
Michael Jordan, MSN, MBA, HEC-C, Adventist Health White Memorial


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Part 2 of Bioethics in Action: Highlighting Work Across the Consortium 

November 10, 2020

Mark F. Carr, PhD, MDiv, Region Director of Ethics, Alaska 
Carl Ricketts, Jr., MDiv, Loma Linda Univeristy Health
Hendrik Hutagaol, EdD, Loma Linda University Health
J. Russ Butler, PhD, AdventHealth University
Craig Gillen, BS, AdventHealth University


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Part 1 of Bioethics in Action: Highlighting Work Across the Consortium 

October 29, 2020

Ernest J. Bursey, PhD, MDiv, AdventHealth University
Duane Covrig, PhD, Andrews Unversity
Mordekai Ongo, PhD, Andrews University
Gudrun Klim, PhD, MA, RN, Providence Health and Services


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Pandemic Triage: Pausing for Reflection

May 21, 2020

Leaders from three health systems reflected on what we have learned thus far.
Mark Carr, MDiv, PhD
Ted Hamilton, MD
Gina Mohr, MD
Grace Oei, MD, MA
Gerald Winslow, PhD

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Triage Ethics During a Pandemic

March 25, 2020

Three ethicists from Loma Linda University disucss the differences between public health ethics and clinical ethics, describe how hospital ethics committees and clinical ethics consultants can prepare for COVID-19, and list resources for clinicians and administrators creating or revising policies affected by COVID-19.
Gina Mohr, MD
Grace Oei, MD, MA
Gerald Winslow, PhD

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The Sacred Call of Bioethics and Ministry

January 30, 2020

This webinar is a reflection on what human behavior, principles, and values are and how they interrelate with theology and good medicine.


Orlando "Jay" Perez, MDiv


Gerald Winslow, PhD

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Ethics and Palliative Care: Five Questions about Palliation, Opioids, and Pain Management

November 19, 2019

Through question-based dialogue two clinicians elucidate the differences between palliative care and hospice, evaluate opioid management strategies for patients with life limiting diseases, and analyze the ethical implications of pain management in patients who are actively dying.
Gina Mohr, MD
Grace Oei, MD, MA
Gerald Winslow, PhD

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Adventists and Abortion: History and Prospects

September 26, 2019

This webinar explains the background for the current Seventh-day Adventist guidelines on abortion. As this topic continues to be a source of national debate, three healthcare leaders consider the history and the future of the Adventist guidelines.
Gerald Winslow, PhD
Ted Hamilton, MD
Melissa Kidder, MD

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"Are We Making the Right Decision?"

June 10, 2019

Exploring Ethical Deliberation through Interactive Case Analysis
Grace Oei, MD, MA, HEC-C
Robert Orr, MD, CM

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Recommended Resource:  A Process and Format for Clinical Ethics Consultation by Robert D. Orr and Wayne Shelton

"Clinical Ethics Consultants and Bioethics Committees: What's the Difference?" 

April 16, 2019

A Conversation on Healthcare Ethics in Different Hospital Systems
Grace Oei, MD, MA- Loma Linda University Health, CA
Dennis deLeon, MD- AdventHealth, FL
Robert Smith, MD- Kettering Health Network, OH

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"Surrogate Decision Making: Standards and Pitfalls"

January 22, 2019

Kathy McMillan, BSN, MA
Grace Oei, MD, MA
Carl Ricketts, Jr, MDiv, BCC

Surrogate decision making is a very common practice in medicine. However, this is an area that can be fraught with questions of ethical significance. This webinar will guide attendees through the standards of surrogate decision making and highlight how healthcare professionals, including nurses and chaplains, can help families through what can be a difficult process.

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