First Tuesday Ethics Discussions

(Making Ethics Discussions Professional, Practical, and Palatable since 2005)

 Come discuss fascinating/important topics and participate in great/insightful conversations about ethical concerns that arise when caring for patients. ALL ACH and UAMS faculty and staff are welcome to participate.

 It is time for the annual

 OPEN FORUM discussion

(This session is all about what the audience brings to it!!) 

Led by D. Micah Hester, PhD (clinical ethics)

 When:  Tuesday, August 6th at 3:00 pm

Where:  ACH BETTY LOWE (3rd flr.) CLASSROOM in the hospital Administration area directly above the Arkansas Children’s Hospital cafeteria 

(cookies and drinks provided as always)

 So, mark your calendars (make it a recurring appointment in MS Outlook) for the FIRST Tuesday of each month @ 3:00 pm.

 [PLEASE distribute this announcement to ANY and ALL potentially interested parties]


FTEDs are videoconferenced

Call the UAMS Center for Distance Health, video scheduling at 501-686-8666 and request to be hooked up to FTED.

They will need to know an IP address for videoconference equipment and that’s it!


Accreditation:  The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation:  The UAMS College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1  AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Faculty Disclosure of Financial Relationships:  The planners (D. Micah Hester, PhD and Jackie Jagers) have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose; The speaker does not have research-related financial relationships.


Commercial Support Acknowledgement:  This CME activity receives no commercial support. 



Monthly discussions of ethical issues in pediatric care



ACH Betty Lowe (3rd fl. Hospital) Classroom


August 6, 2013, 3:00-4:00 pm

Leader:  D. Micah Hester, PhD (clinical ethics)

TopicAnnual Open Forum


September3, 2013, 3:00-4:00 pm

Leader:  Thomas Cunningham, PhD(cand) (clinical ethics)

Topic:  Principles of Surrogate Decision Making:  The Liger of Bioethics


October 1, 2013, 3:00-4:00 pm – FTED Palliative Care Month

Leaders:  ACH PalCare Service

Topic:  TBD


November 5, 2013, 3:00-4:00 pm – FTED Genetics Month

Leaders:  TBD

Topic:  TBD


December 3, 2013, 3:00-4:00 pm

Leaders:  TBD

Topic:  TBD


January 7, 2014, 3:00-4:00 pm

Leaders:  TBD

Topic:  TBD


February 4, 2014, 3:00-4:00 pm – FTED St. Jude’s Month

Leaders:  TBD

Topic:  TBD


March 4, 2014, 3:00-4:00 pm – FTED Jones Lecturer Presentation

Leader:  John Lantos, MD (Children’s Mercy Hospital, KC, MO)

Topic:  TBD


April 1, 2014, 3:00-4:00 pm – FTED Research Ethics Month

Leaders:  Leah Eisenberg, JD (clinical ethics)

Topic:  Comics and Assent


May 6, 2014, 3:00-4:00 pm – FTED Ethics & Spirituality Month

Leader:  TBD

Topic:  TBD


June 3, 2014, 3:00-4:00 pm

Leader:  Panel

Topic:  TBD


July 1, 2014, 3:00-4:00 pm

No FTED Scheduled