Cynda Hylton Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics and a Professor of Nursing and Pediatrics, delivered the inaugural Gerry Lewis-Jenkins Ethical Issues in Nursing Lecture at the University of Colorado.
Dr. Rushton, an internationally recognized expert in ethics and palliative & end-of-life care, delivered a well-received talk entitled “Transforming Moral Distress into Resilience”.
Dr. Rushton is a core faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, and is a professor of nursing with a joint appointment in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics.
Ms Lewis-Jenkins serves as executive Vice-President of COPIC, the leading medical liability carrier in Colorado. She entered into the healthcare field as a registered nurse and this endowed lecture provides an outlet to continue her commitment to ethics and nursing education & practices. The event was cosponsored by the Center for Bioethics and Humanities and the College of Nursing at the University of Colorado, along with COPIC.