Services for Patients & Families
Adult Ethics Committee
The Ethics Committee at Yale-New Haven Hospital provides consultation on individual cases where ethical issues have been raised. This committee is co-chaired by Rev. Susan L. Asher, MDiv, Director, Religious Ministries, Yale-New Haven Hospital, and Ernest Moritz, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine. Patients and families are offered guidance regarding the right to receive or refuse treatment; patient rights and responsibilities; advance directives; families’ wishes; and privacy concerns. To request a consultation with the Ethics Committee, contact the Department of Spiritual Care at 203.789-3299.