Lachlan Forrow
Lachlan Forrow, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Lachlan Forrow is a general internist and Director of Ethics and Palliative Care Programs at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; and President of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.

Dr. Forrow serves as a Faculty Associate at the Harvard University Program in Ethics and the Professions and is Director of the Ethics Support Service and chair of The Ethics Advisory Committee at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He has served as a member of the Harvard Medical School Human Studies Committee, chaired the Human Studies Committee of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and, since 2000, has served as a member of the Institutional Review Board of the Harvard Cancer Center. Dr. Forrow also served as co-chair of the Expert Panel on End-of-Life Care that released the report Patient-Centered Care and Human Mortality in 2011.

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Long-term outcome of deep brain stimulation in generalised dystonia: a series of 60 cases.
Authors: Authors: FitzGerald JJ, Rosendal F, de Pennington N, Joint C, Forrow B, Fletcher C, Green AL, Aziz TZ.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry
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Rechargeable vs. nonrechargeable internal pulse generators in the management of dystonia.
Authors: Authors: Gillies MJ, Joint C, Forrow B, Fletcher C, Green AL, Aziz TZ.
Neuromodulation
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A torque-based method demonstrates increased rigidity in Parkinson's disease during low-frequency stimulation.
Authors: Authors: Little S, Joundi RA, Tan H, Pogosyan A, Forrow B, Joint C, Green AL, Aziz TZ, Brown P.
Exp Brain Res
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Transcranial magnetic stimulation: a historical evaluation and future prognosis of therapeutically relevant ethical concerns.
Authors: Authors: Horvath JC, Perez JM, Forrow L, Fregni F, Pascual-Leone A.
J Med Ethics
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Health professional students in community service: insights from trainees and their mentors.
Authors: Authors: Walker J, Hannibal K, Johnson ML, Davis RB, Forrow L.
J Health Care Poor Underserved
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Emergency department experiences of acutely symptomatic patients with terminal illness and their family caregivers.
Authors: Authors: Smith AK, Schonberg MA, Fisher J, Pallin DJ, Block SD, Forrow L, McCarthy EP.
J Pain Symptom Manage
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Am I doing the right thing? Provider perspectives on improving palliative care in the emergency department.
Authors: Authors: Smith AK, Fisher J, Schonberg MA, Pallin DJ, Block SD, Forrow L, Phillips RS, McCarthy EP.
Ann Emerg Med
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Clinical review: influenza pandemic - physicians and their obligations.
Authors: Authors: Anantham D, McHugh W, O'Neill S, Forrow L.
Crit Care
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Interdisciplinary education: evaluation of a palliative care training intervention for pre-professionals.
Authors: Authors: Fineberg IC, Wenger NS, Forrow L.
Acad Med
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Nuclear terrorism.
Authors: Authors: Helfand I, Forrow L, Tiwari J.
BMJ
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