Making Ethical Healthcare Decisions

History and Health; Equitable Access to Care, will host Making Ethical Healthcare Decisions on October 5 from 3:00 - 4:30p.m., room 303 at the Cabell Library, 901 Park Avenue, Richmond, VA 23284. This panel will discuss medical choices, including the role of healthcare providers and patients as well as religious, spiritual and cultural considerations. Join moderator Jason Callahan, Palliative Chaplain and Instructor, David Flemming, President & CEO of Donate Life, America, Dr. Danielle Noreika, Medical Director of Palliative Services, Amarachi Onyejekwe, student president of Black Men in Medicine, and Dr. Leslie Randall, Director, Gynecologic Oncology as they discuss ways to advocate on behalf of patients and be agents of change. This event, co-sponsored by University College’s Common Book Program and the Office of Health Equity, will be held in-person and streamed. This event is free and open to the community, but space is limited. Register HERE.


Meet your panelists

Moderator: Jason Callahan, MDiv, MS, BCC is the chaplain for the Thomas Palliative Care Unit at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Massey Cancer Center and also serves as an instructor for the Departments of Patient Counseling and Pastoral Care at VCU.

David Fleming, President & CEO, Donate Life America

Dr. Danielle Noreika is the Medical Director of Palliative Services and an Associate Professor of Medicine in Virginia Commonwealth University’s Division of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care.

Amarachi Onyejekwe, VCU Student

Dr. Leslie Randall, director of Gynecologic Oncology at VCU’s Massey Cancer Center