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LRN Releases Program Effectiveness Report

Arlington, VA, 5/18/17

The ethics group LRN has released a report on program effectiveness that is available for download here.

ECI Report Finds Use of Corporate Monitors is on the Rise

Arlington, VA, 5/12/17

The Ethics & Compliance Initiative’s (ECI) Monitor Benchmarking Group, with the support of Affiliated Monitors, today released the latest in a series of best practices papers designed to provide ethics and compliance professionals insight on important topics. This new report indicates that the use of monitors, by public and private sector organizations, is on the rise as a preferred risk assessment tool. [Full article.]

Happy Retreat named National Treasure

Charles Town, WV, 6/18/16

Congratulations to the Friends of Happy Retreat, caretakers of Charles Washington’s home in Charles Town, West Virginia. Happy Retreat was recently named a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Dr. Don Patthoff co-authors article on professional ethics in dentistry

Martinsburg, WV, 2/9/16

Dr. Don Patthoff, Chair of the GWI board, recently published the article “Looking Inward: Determining What Professionalism and Self-Formation Mean to Us.” Co-written with Dr. David Ozar, the article appeared in the February 2016 issue of the dental journal AGD Impact.

Dr. Mark Madison presents talk on preservation ethics

Shepherdstown, WV, 1/21/2016

GWI board member Dr. Mark Madison, chief historian of the National Fish and Wildlife Service, presented a talk entitled “Who Cares for the Future? The Ethics of Natural and Cultural Resource Preservation.” More on the talk, held in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education on January 21, 2016, can be found here.

Scot Faulkner Delivers Keynote Address

Washington, DC, 11/5/2015

GWI vice chair Scot Faulkner delivered a talk entitled “Making Ethics Your Life’s Mission” for the Convocation of the American College of Dentists. His speech continues the long relationship between the GWI and the ACD. The text of the speech can be found here.