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The Center for Health Ethics, Arts, and Humanities


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Center Director's Message

January 2024 brings exciting news for the Center and our collaborators, marking the beginning of a clinical ethics consultation program. A formal program offering consultations with a dedicated ethicist to clinicians, patients, and family members has been a Center goal for many years, and was made possible through a groundbreaking partnership with the Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Education, U of U Health (University Hospital), Intermountain Healthcare (Canyons Region and Primary Children’s Hospital), the Department of Pediatrics, and the College of Humanities (Dept. of Philosophy) at the U. 

Eleanor Gilmore-Szott arrives this month as the director of the program. She is returning to the U, where she completed her PhD in the Dept. of Philosophy, by way of a Clinical Ethics Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Gilmore-Szott shared some thoughts on why this new program is such an important step.

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Gretchen Case
Gretchen Case, PhD, MA Center Director

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