A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine
David Jones completed his A.B. degree at Harvard College in 1993 (History and Science), and then pursued a Ph.D. in History of Science at Harvard University and an M.D. at Harvard Medical School, receiving both in 2001. After an internship in pediatrics at Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center, he trained as a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, and then worked for two years as a staff psychiatrist in the Psychiatric Emergency Service at Cambridge Hospital.
Robin M. Jones, MD is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and a Staff Neurologist at Mass General Hospital. She received a BA in Philosophy from Yale, a MD from the University of Connecticut and trained in Neurology at MGH. She is interested in the issue of informed consent and assent in pediatrics as well as questions about advanced directives in the pediatric population. Robin is a recipient of the American Brain Tumor Association Research Fellowship.
F.M. Kamm, Ph.D. is Lucius Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, and Professor of Philosophy, FAS, Harvard University. She has authored Creation and Abortion; Morality, Mortality, vols. 1 and 2; Intricate Ethics;Ethics for Enemies: Terror, Torture and War; The Moral Target: Aiming at Right Conduct in War and Other Conflicts; BioethicalPrescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives (all from Oxford University Press) and numerous articles.
Sheryl Katzanek, BA, is the director of the Patient Advocacy and Domestic Violence Programs at Boston Medical Center. She received her BA from Boston University with a concentration in international relations and Russian. She is interested in end-of-life care and reframing the concept of futility. Sheryl was a 2012 nominee for the Kenneth B. Schwartz Compassionate Caregiver Award.
Dr. Kaufman is Senior Consultant within the Hematology-Oncology department at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (Pt). He obtained his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed residency training in medicine at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center. Since completing his residency, Dr.
Aaron S. Kesselheim, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., is a 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.
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.
Sam D. Kim, DMin, MDiv, is the senior minister at 180 Church NYC. He received his DMin in ethical leadership at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, exploring pervasive and adaptive issues in the emotional ecology in the soul of the leader. He conducted further research at Yale School of Medicine, exploring professional burnout among caregivers.