Catholic Health Care Ethics Conference at SMU Campus

Posted By: Barbara Westrem On: 2023-02-27
Posted On: 2023-02-27

Converging Roads Conference digital flyer

In collaboration with the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Guilds from the Midwest Region of the Catholic Medical Association, and Curatio Apostolate, we are excited to announce the second annual Converging Roads health care ethics conference on April 1, 2023 from 8:00 am – 6:45 pm. On the theme of Catholic Health Care Ethics, this conference, which will be presented in person and online, offers continuing education deeply rooted in the Hippocratic and Catholic ethical tradition that equips health care professionals to practice the highest ethical and medical standards of their profession, and all are invited to attend regardless of faith tradition.

Converging Roads will feature seven presentations on important and relevant topics such as:

  • The Hippocratic Oath: Countering a Secularist Bioethics by Brandon P. Brown, MD, MA, FAAP
  • Ethical Standards in the Pharmaceutical Industry by Sister Michael Serpa, FSE, MA, PharmD, BCPS
  • The Vocation of the Health Care Professional by Claudia R. Sotomayor, MD, DBe
  • and much more!

The conference will also offer continuing education credits for the following healthcare professionals:

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Chaplains

For more information and to register for the conference, please visit the conference website at or email