Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); Faculty, Harvard Medical School and the Center for Bioethics
Alex Cist is an active member of several Ethics committees and performs clinical ethics services at MGH. She completed fellowships in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and in Clinical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, and has combined these interests in her clinical work at MGH since 1992. She focuses on clinical ethics—especially in end-of-life care and in intensive care units; and she trains new members of Ethics committees in ethics consultation at MGH and other Partners hospitals.
I. Glenn Cohen is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and Faculty Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics. He also co-leads the the Law and Ethics Initiatives of the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University and the Regulatory Foundations, Ethics, and Law Program of Harvard Catalyst. His scholarship focuses on the intersection of bioethics and law, as well as health law. He also teaches civil procedure.
Christy L. Cummings, MD, is an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an attending neonatologist in the Division of Newborn Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. She is a member of the Ethics Advisory Committee at Boston Children’s Hospital, and is the Medical Director of the Compassionate Care Committee at St.