Fritz Allhoff is a doctoral student in the Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara; next year he will be a postdoctoral fellow in the Institute for Ethics at the American Medical Association. His research interests include ethical theory, biomedical ethics, and philosophy of biology.
Karen Anijar, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Cultural Studies at Arizona State University, where she also serves on the faculty of the Bioethics Program and as an affiliate to the Center for Religion and Conflict. Her most recent books are Science Fiction Curriculum, Cyborg Teachers, and Youth Culture(s) (2004, Lang Press, with John Weaver and Toby Daspit) and Teaching towards the 24th Century: The Social Curriculum of Star Trek (Taylor and Francis, 2000). A forthcoming book, The Cultural History and Curriculum of the Condom, will be published in 2004 (Lang Press).
Juan Carlos Batlle, B.S., is in the final year of a joint MD, MBA, and M. in Bioethics program at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He has published articles on the bioethics of physician assisted suicide and surrogate decision-making. He will begin his internship and residency in radiology this year.
Gregory D. Clarke, M.D., is Assistant Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Division, and serves as Director of the Combined IM/Peds Residency Program.
Devra Cohen, M.A., is Assistant Professor of Medical Education, Managing Director of The Morchand Center for Clinical Competence, and Director of the Communications Skills Curriculum at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She is also President of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE).
Joseph C. d'Oronzio, Ph.D., MPH, is the Raoul Wallenberg Visiting Professor in Human Rights at Rutgers University (2003-2004), an independent bioethics consultant, and the Executive Director of the Ethics Group, LLC, originators of the ProBE Program. He is Associate Clinical Professor, Health Policy and Management Division, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health and a Faculty Associate of the Columbia University Center for Bioethics.
David J. Doukas, M.D., is Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, and Senior Fellow of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Doukas has authored numerous empirical and normative bioethics articles on professionalism, primary care medicine, human genetics, and end-of-life decision-making. He is the author of the concept termed the family covenant (1991), a healthcare agreement between a health provider and entire family that sets out to proactively address issues revolving around individual and family claims to medical information, and co-author of the Values History, an instrument for measuring patient values (1988).
Denise Dudzinski, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical History and Ethics at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. Her research interests include clinical ethics consultation, palliative care, integrity and vulnerability of patients and healthcare providers, literature and medicine, and ethical issues in transplantation.
Linda Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., is the Buehler Professor of Medicine and Director of the Buehler Center on Aging at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. She is the founder and Principal of the national Education for Physicians in End-of-life Care (EPEC) Project. Dr. Emanuel has written extensively on aging, end-of-life care, medical ethics, and professionalism in society. She is the deputy editor of Archives of Internal Medicine.
Colin Farrelly, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science (cross-appointed with Philosophy), at the University of Waterloo, Ontario. His research interests include the ethical, legal and social implications of the new genetics. He is the author of An Introduction to Contemporary Political Theory (Sage Publications, 2004).
Michelina Fato, M.D., is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine Clinical Campus at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh. Her research interests are focused on professionalism, specifically how it is defined, taught, and evaluated. Dr. Fato coordinates the Professionalism special interest group for the Society for General Internal Medicine, which will convene again at the 2004 annual meeting.
Laura J. Fochtmann, M.D., is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stony Brook...