Stephen F. O’Neill, LICSW, BCD, JD is the Associate Director of the Ethics Support Service at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and is the Social Work Manager for Psychiatry, Primary Care, and Infectious Disease. He completed a Fellowship in Bioethics in the Division of Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, is an Associate Faculty in the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Simmons College Graduate School of Social Work. Mr. O’Neill holds the positions of Director of Medical Education in Social Work at BIDMC and Social Work Consultant at the Massachusetts Medical Benevolent Society in Waltham. He chairs the National Association of Social Work’s Massachusetts Chapter’s Committee on Ethics and Professional Review, the adjudicatory arm of NASW. He has extensive teaching experience, numerous committee assignments including the Professional Review Task Force of NASW, Harvard Medical School’s Ethics Consortium and Harvard Medical School’s Ethics Leadership Group. He is the author/co-author of a number of articles, chapters and a book entitled Legal Issues in Social Work (2004).