Mildred Z. Solomon, EdD is Professor of Anaesthesia (part-time) at Harvard Medical School and a core faculty member of the Center for Bioethics at HMS, where she directs the school’s Fellowship in Bioethics. Professor Solomon is also the president of The Hastings Center, an independent research institute in Garrison, NY that explores ethical issues in health, health care and the life sciences. A bioethicist and social science researcher who conducts both normative and empirical ethics research, Dr. Solomon’s own scholarship has focused on the ethics of end-of-life care for both adults and children, organ transplantation, research ethics, particularly related to oversight of comparative effectiveness and implementation science, as well as professionalism and responsible conduct of research. She has served on committees of the National Academies of Science, on the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services’ Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation, and has consulted to numerous foundations and government agencies. Before assuming the leadership of The Hastings Center, Dr. Solomon was Senior Director of Implementation Science at the Association of American Medical Colleges. There, she was responsible for helping the nation’s academic medical centers develop their capacities in comparative effectiveness research and implementation science. Solomon earned her doctorate in educational research methods and adult learning at Harvard University and her B.A. from Smith College.