Bioethical Issues Committee

The Bioethical Issues Committee examines the ethical as well as legal implications of health related matters. Some issues addressed by the Committee include stem cell research and legislation, physician assisted suicide, palliative care, and electronic health records and confidentiality. The Committee has hosted speakers from the New York Organ Donor Network and The Eye Bank, who have given presentations on organ and tissue donation.

Letter to the Editor of the New York Times on increasing the N.I.H.'s budget - May 1, 2015

Event Podcast: Palliative Care and Ethics Committees: Diverse Approaches to Conflict (MP3) - March 20, 2014