Nuts & Bolts: Ethical Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, February 11, 2021

This conference has already taken place.

Online Streaming
1 Day Conference February 11th, 2021
1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


This session is the first of several live virtual webinars comprising the 5th Annual Medical Ethics Symposium COVID-19 Pandemic: Ethical Decision Making & Allocation of Scarce Resources.  

Ethical guidance includes principles of patient autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice.  Further, ethically grounded policies and statements developed during the initial phases of the Pandemic include the duty to care, duty to health care providers, duty to steward resources, duty to plan, necessity of upholding research ethics and importantly transparency.  Attendees will gain knowledge about the institution response nessitated by the Pandemic and how these challenges were met.

You must register for each session individually by calling 631-444-2094.

Dates and Times

Start: 2/11/2021 12:00 PM
End: 2/11/2021 2:30 PM


  • Describe the ethical responsee to the COVID-19 Pandemic by SBUH.
  • Define health care disparities and social determinants of health and specific examples of how COVID-19 impacted the morbidity and mortality of vulnerable populations.
  • identify. How the observed health inequities due to COVID-19 have revealed changes needed in the health care system to achieve the goal of health equity.
  • Discuss the staff experience caring for patients during the Pandemic and the systems developed by SBUH to address staff stress and the promotion of staff resiliency.
  • summarize the ethical grounding of scarce resource allocation and lessons learned from the initial outbreak of the pandemic.


  • Dr. Bettina Fries, MD
    • Ethical Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Dr. Mark Sands, MD
    • Ethical Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Ms. Carolyn Santora, Master's Degree
    • Ethical Response to COVID-19 Pandemic


  • Rapid Fire Session: COVID-19 Ethical Perceptions of Doctorate Physical Therapy Students During Preparation for Clinical Practice
    • Dr. Kyle Hewson, EdD
    • Ms. Maryjo Kaleda, Other


The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Give us a call
(631) 444-2094
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
HSC, Level 2, Room 142
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8222