Aaron S. Kesselheim, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a faculty member in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He graduated from Harvard College and received his postgraduate training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Law School, and most recently at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and serves as a primary care physician at the Phyllis Jen Center for Primary Care at BWH.
Dr. Jennifer Kesselheim attended college at the University of Wisconsin and then completed her MD degree at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, she earned a Masters degree in medical ethics. As a fellow in pediatric hematology-oncology, Dr.
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Louise P. King, MD, JD, is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School and a Surgeon within the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. King completed her juris doctorate at Tulane Law School before attending medical school at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Parkland Hospital in Dallas Texas and her fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery with Dr. Camran Nezhat at Stanford University.
Deborah Knudson González, MD is an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and is the Clinical Director of Women’s Mental Health at the Fish Center for Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is also the Associate Director of the WMH Fellowship Program at BWH. She completed her medical degree and residency training at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine and completed a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at Yale University and a fellowship in Women’s Mental Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Krakauer is Assistant Professor of Medicine and of Global Health & Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a practicing internist and palliative medicine specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Daniel Kramer studied Philosophy at Brown University prior to earning his MD from Harvard Medical School and MPH from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. He completed internal medicine training at Massachusetts General Hospital and fellowships in cardiovascular disease at clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, as well as the Medical Device Fellowship Program with the FDA. He is a member of the cardiac electrophysiology service at BIDMC.
Carmen Langer, MD is a primary care physician from Germany. She studied at Witten/Herdecke University and was trained in internal medicine in a hospital setting and then completed her residency in a private primary care practice. During her more recent years of working in private practice, Dr. Langer’s long-term interest in end-of-life medical ethics greatly increased. At the same time, she realized that there is hardly any ethical support for private practice physicians available. For this reason, she is focused on establishing these ethical support services.
I am the Director of the Center for Bioethics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, associate physician in the Jen Center for Primary Care at BWH, and Associate Professor of Medicine and Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS). The Center for Bioethics is the umbrella for ethics at BWH and I am responsible for oversight of our clinical ethics consultation service, ethics education for housestaff, hospital policy development, and bioethics research.
Rebecca Li, PhD, has over 17 years of experience spanning the entire drug development process with experience in Biotech, Pharma and CRO environments. Dr. Li currently serves as the Executive Director of the Multi-regional Clinical Trial Center at Harvard. The Center was chartered to improve the design, conduct and oversight of multi-regional clinical trials in the developing world and simplifying research through best practices. She was also a Fellow in the Division of Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School.
Henry Isaiah Dorr Distinguished Professor of Research and Teaching in Anaesthetics and Anaesthesia
Edward Lowenstein, MD, Distinguished Henry Isaiah Dorr Professor of Anaesthesia and Professor of Medical Ethics was the Founding Chief of the Cardiac Anesthesia Group at Massachusetts General Hospital (1970). This was the first academic organization of the subspecialty and trained many of the leaders of the field. He served as Fellow of Medical Ethics in the Division of Medical Ethics 1997-8 because of an interest in end-of-life care gained in providing medical care to cardiac surgical patients. An advocate for aid in dying, he was a signatory of the narrowly defeated Massachusetts initi