32nd Annual Conference of the Professions

Friday, May 11, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
T. Boone Pickens Conference Center
2222 Welborn St, Dallas, TX 75219

This activity has been approved for 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and Ethics credit, .4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for religious professionals, and 2.5 CLE Accredited Ethics Credits. 

2018flyerKeynote Speaker

Dr. Janice Irvine, Professor of Sociology at UMass Amherst

Panel Discussion

Monique Spillman, MD, PhD, AMA Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs
James Wagner, MD, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, UT Southwestern
Cynthia Pladziewcz, JD, PhD, Professional Development Perspectives
Bishop Michael McKee, North Texas Annual Conference, The United Methodist Church
Rev. Dr. Jo Hudson, Gathering Pastor, Extravagance United Church of Christ (UCC) and Carpenter Pastor and Teacher, TCU Brite Divinity School


8:00 am: Registration and Breakfast
8:30 am: Introduction and Welcome
8:45 am: Keynote by Janice Irvine
9:45 am: Q & A
10:00 am: Break
10:20 am: Panel Discussion
12:00 pm: Adjourn


Dallas Bar Association
Dallas County Medical Society
Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility
UT Southwestern Medical Center
SMU Dedman School of Law
SMU Perkins School of Theology

About the Conference

The Conference of the Professions brings together members of law, medicine, and theology in the Dallas area to discuss common challenges—ethical and otherwise—facing these professions. The conference is a joint effort and collaboration between the Dallas County Medical Society, Dallas Bar Association, SMU Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility, SMU Dedman School of Law, SMU Perkins School of Theology and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.