Ethics Consultant Group

About Us

 

We are healthcare ethics coaches, mentors, educators, and mediators.

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01. Strategic

We help your hospital or health system create education on ethics to improve the quality of care you provide.

02. Professional

We maintain a professional culture centered on ethics and we strive to endow that upon your healthcare team.

03. Ethical

Ethical issues arise constantly in healthcare. We help boost your team’s morale and help your team navigate the field.

Our Leadership Team 

Bruce D. White

Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Nashville 

  • BSPharm (honors), University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee
  • JD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • DO, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas
  • MS, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
  • Pediatrics Residency, University of Louisville and Kosair Children’s Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Clinical Medical Ethics Fellowship, University of Chicago Medical Center MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Chicago, Illinois
  • Certified in General Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member of the Tennessee Bar

Sarah J. White

  • BSN (highest honors), University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee
  • MS (Nursing), University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee
  • DNP, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois
  • Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Certified as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center

Larry Bridgesmith

Adjunct Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University

  • BA (honors), Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
  • JD (high honors), Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • Graduate Certificate in Mediation, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California
  • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ethics, Alden March Bioethics Institute, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
  • Member of the Michigan and Tennessee Bars
  • Co-chair, American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Task Force on Health Care
  • Co-chair American Bar Association Dispute Resolution International Committee Task Force on Complex Disputes
  • Fellow, International Academy of Mediators

Kate Payne

Associate Professor of Nursing, Vanderbilt University

  • BS, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • BSN, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois
  • JD, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California
  • MA (candidate), Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Clinical Medical Ethics Fellowship, University of Chicago Medical Center MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Chicago, Illinois

What We Do Best

Increase Staff Satisfaction

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Enhance Accreditation Reviews

Improve Quality of Care

Avoid Unnecessary Treatments

Decrease Moral Distress

Assist Mediation & Conflict Resolution

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Nashville, TN
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