The UNM Health Sciences Center Ethics Program is sponsoring an event on Wednesday, June 21 when Joan McIver Gibson and Mark Bennett read from and sign their new book,Field Guide to Good Decisions: Values in Action.

Based on more than 20 years of work with people and organizations facing difficult decisions, the book is a practical guide to making tough choices in a number of different settings, where important values collide: family, profession, neighborhood and community, government.

Gibson retired from the UNM Health Sciences Center in 2003 as the director of the Health Sciences Ethics Program and chair of St. Joseph Hospital 's Ethics Committee. Bennett works with organizations and teaches mediation at the UNM School of Law. Together they consult on decision-making with a number of clients nationally and internationally including Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories; Centura Health System (Colorado); the New Mexico Department of Health and the U.S. Department of the Interior.

The event will be from 4-6 p.m. in the UNM College of Nursing/Pharmacy building, Auditorium Room 135.


Contact: Cindy Foster, 272-3322