Kristyna Tan, LMSW
Kristyna Tan, LMSW
Volunteer Assistant Professor, Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine
MS 1025, KUMC
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-2157 -- office
913-588-8048 -- fax
Education and Training
Missouri State University, BA Social Work
Internship (Rehabilitative Medicine), University of Kansas Medical Center
University of Missouri Kansas City, MA Social Work
Internship (Maternal Child/NICU), University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioethics, Certificate of Bioethics
Kansas Social Work License #7465; Missouri Social Work License #2016024305
Research, Teaching and Service
I have served as a member (2013-present) of the University of Kansas Health Systems Ethics Committee and participated in ongoing ethics consults since 2015.
I served as the Secretary (2018-2019) and President (2019-2021) of the Society for Social Work Leaders in Healthcare Missouri/Kansas Chapter (http://sswlhc.org).
I enjoy reading and learning more about social justice issues that our patients and community faces on a daily basis.
I am also a volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters as a mentor.
Selected Publications and Presentations
Tan, Kristyna, Tarris Rosell, and Carla Keirns. "Durable Power of Attorney and Guardianship for a Disputed PEG Placement." Clinical Connections, a nursing newsletter of The University of Kansas Hospital, Vol 17 (Feb 2018). Hospital intranet access only: http://intranet.kumed.com/newsletter/clinicalConnections/images/header.jpg.
Rosell, Tarris and Kristyna Tan. "A Case of Clinical Ethics Consultation: Helping the Care Team Help Patient Patti." Bulletin of The Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Vol XXVII, No 1 (Spring) 2017: 8-9.
Tan, Kristyna and Tarris Rosell. "Ethics Consultation: What It Is, and Is Not." Clinical Connections, a nursing newsletter of The University of Kansas Hospital, Vol 15 (April 2016). Hospital intranet access only: http://intranet.kumed.com/newsletter/clinicalConnections/images/header.jpg.
Tan, Kristyna and Carla Keirns. "Respecting autonomy, guardianship, and conscience in the refusal of a PEG tube: The case of JM." Ethics Grand Rounds Lecture, University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, MO, October 2017.