Ethics Consulting

I work with individuals and institutions in the following ways:

  • Address an emergent ethical issue
  • Help build a new, sustainable clinical ethics program
  • Strategic planning in institutional ethics
  • Reinvigorate an existing ethics program
  • Train ethics committee members
  • Basic or advanced ethics education
  • Develop cross-institution ethics capacity
  • Targeted education in specific issues:
    • Decision-making capacity
    • Surrogate decision-making
    • End of life
    • Goals of care
    • Team communication
    • Preventative ethics
    • Organ procurement
    • Informed consent
    • Maintaining boundaries
    • Professionalism
    • Moral resilience
    • Moral distress
    • Conflicts of interest
    • Ethics in scarce resource management
    • Maintaining confidentiality
    • Rural bioethics
    • Equity
    • Non-beneficial treatment

Qualifications and experience:

  • Certified healthcare ethics consultant (HEC-C)
  • PhD in philosophy (focus on ethics)
  • 15+ years experience in clinical ethics consulting
  • 15+ years experience teaching bioethics at university level
  • Active research in bioethics and medical humanities

Contact me at with questions, or to schedule a free 25 minute Zoom exploratory session.