Pediatric Ethics Program
The Yale Pediatric Ethics Program is led by Mark Mercurio, MD, MA and offers academic and clinical services to faculty and staff at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital. The program educates clinicians, staff, residents and medical students on issues related to pediatric ethics, and provide consultation services to patients, families and staff.
Pediatric Ethics Committee of YNHH
The Pediatric Ethics Committee of Yale-New Haven’s Children’s Hospital provides consultation about ethical issues regarding clinical practice related to pediatrics. This group, chaired by David Hersh, MD, Phd consists of physicians, nurses, clergy, medical ethicists, community members and others, with considerable experience consulting in such matters. The committee does not have the authority to determine patient care, and serves in an advisory capacity only, but it can help parents and patients with ethical concerns about medical treatment and patient care issues. Ethics consultations can be requested by the patient, family, friend, clinical staff and research staff at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Contact the Pediatric Ethics Committee at 203.785.4651.
Past Events - Yale Pediatric Ethics Program
EveryoneRobert D. Truog, MD, MA - Brendan Parent, JD - Eric Thompson, MD - Mark Mercurio, MD, MA EveryoneWilliam F. Parker, MD, PhD EveryoneJack L. Turban, MD, MHS EveryoneAlexander Rainof, PhD EveryoneNorman C. Fost, MD, MPH EveryoneLauris C. Kaldjian, MD, PhD EveryoneMildred K. Cho, PhD EveryoneArmand Antommaria, MD, PhD, FAAP, HEC-C EveryoneElizabeth Lanphier, PhD, MS EveryoneMark Mercurio, MD, MA - Andrew Heinrich, JD, MPhil - David G. Marwell, PhD - Ruth Mandel, PhD, MA - Thorsten Wagner, MA EveryoneErica Salter, PhD EveryoneJay R. Malone, MD, PhD, HEC-C EveryoneLisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD EveryoneD. Micah Hester, PhD EveryoneRobert D. Truog, MD EveryoneNatalie M. Pageler, MD, MEd EveryoneAmy E. Caruso Brown, MD, MSc, MSCS, HEC-C EveryoneMark Mercurio, MD, MA - Benjamin Tolchin, MD, MS, FAAN (Neurology), FAES - Ted Kennedy, Jr., JD - Jennifer Mathis, JD, MA - Maria Town - Britney Wilson, Esq. - B. Cameron Webb, MD, JD - Sylvia Yee, MA, LLB EveryoneBenjamin Wilfond, MD EveryoneSarah C. Hull, MD, MBE EveryoneK.S. Gautham, MD, DM, MS, FAAP EveryoneNaomi Laventhal, MD, MA EveryoneMarcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS - Benjamin Tolchin, MD, MS, FAAN (Neurology), FAES - Mark Mercurio, MD, MA EveryoneMarietta Vazquez, MD, FAAP EveryoneAmaris McCord Keiser, MD EveryoneTrisha Prentice, MBBS, BMEDSCI, MBIOETH, FRACP, PHD EveryoneStephen B. Thomas, PhD EveryoneWalter S. Gilliam, PhD - Andrés S Martin, MD, PhD - Stephen Latham, JD, PhD EveryoneJack Drescher, MD EveryoneChristy L. Cummings, MD EveryoneMark Mercurio, MD, MA - Earl Cheng, MD - Courtney Rowe, MD, FACS - Kimberly Zeiselman, JD - Elizabeth Reis, PhD EveryoneNneka O. Sederstrom, PhD, MPH, MA, FCCP, FCCM EveryoneKyle Brothers, MD, PhD EveryoneAlicia Ouellette, JD EveryoneRobert D. Truog, MD EveryoneAngela Ballantyne, BSc, MQaul, PhD Yale OnlyPrasanna Ananth, MD, MPH EveryoneLinda Honan, PhD, MSN, CNS (BC), RN, FAAN EveryoneKelley Benham French, MJ, BA, BS EveryoneAndrea Asnes, MD, MSW - Faith VosWInkel - Kirsten Bechtel, MD - Susan Hamilton, MSW, JD EveryoneAngela Anderson, MD EveryoneMark Mercurio, MD, MA EveryoneKatrina Karkazis, PhD, MPH EveryoneMary Lynn Dell, MD, DMin EveryoneRobert C. Macauley, MD, MA EveryoneErik Parens, PhD EveryoneAlan Fleischman, MD Everyone EveryoneJosephine Johnston, LLB (hons), MBHL EveryoneJay Sicklick, JD EveryoneDouglas Opel, MD, MPH EveryoneRaymond Barfield, MD, PhD RestrictedDavid Hersh, MD, PhD EveryoneMildred Z. Solomon, EdD EveryoneChris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH EveryoneDouglas Hood EveryoneJoel E. Frader, MD, MA EveryoneMargaret Moon, MD, MPH EveryoneGeoffrey Miller, MD, FRCP, FRACP, MPhil, MA, MBChB EveryoneJohn Lantos, MD EveryoneRobert D. Truog, MD School OnlyYoram Unguru, MD, MS, MA EveryoneChristy L. Cummings, MD EveryoneRichard B. Gunderman, MD, PhD EveryoneGauthem Suresh, MBBS EveryoneMultiple Speakers EveryoneRebecca Kukla, PhD EveryoneThaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Restricted Yale OnlyAlice Dreger, PhD Yale Only Restricted EveryoneRenee Boss, MD, MHS RestrictedWarren Andiman, MD Yale OnlyCatherine DeAngelis, MD, MPH EveryoneKathryn L. Weise, MD, MA Yale OnlyGeorge E. Hardart, MD