Integrity is an ethical posture that leads an individual to adhere to his or her values. Health care professionals have a duty to place the needs of their patients ahead of their personal values as this is the foundation of our contract with society. This presentation will explore the tensions and challenges inherent in the practice of dentistry which test our integrity.
As a result of the presentation, the participant will be able to:
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Dr. Phyllis Beemsterboer, Professor and former Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Oregon Health and Science University.
Dr. Phyllis L. Beemsterboer is Professor and former Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Dentistry at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. She is an associate director in the Center for Ethics in Health Care at OHSU and a faculty member in Internal Medicine in the School of Medicine. Her research interest is in bioethics education and measurement and she is past president of the American Society for Dental Ethics, a section of the American College of Dentists. She was a Gies Fellow at the American Dental Education Association in 1998 and completed the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program (ELAM) in 2000.
Dr. Beemsterboer’s academic activities include journal publications in bioethics, occlusion and temporomandibular research, service on numerous dental education review boards, academic consulting and the author of two dental hygiene textbooks.
She has extensive experience in accreditation, assessment and evaluation. Dr. Beemsterboer was elected to the American College of Dentists as an honorary member in 2010 and received a Presidential Citation from the American Dental Education Association in 2013.
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
4:00pm - 4:30pm – Reception
4:30pm - 6:00pm – Presentation
Location: Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, Room 605 and 6th Floor Lobby; Broadcasts to multiple locations throughout the college.
Credit: 1.5 Hours Lecture
AGD Codes: 555 Dental Jurisprudence/Ethics