Ethics Advisory Committee (EAC)

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Our goal is to provide a forum for education, discussion and guidance regarding ethical decisions.

The Ethics Advisory Committee (EAC) serves as a forum to develop a broadly-based foundation in the hospital community by which ethical decisions may be made in being consistent with the provision of optimal patient care.

The EAC is a multi-disciplinary committee, facilitated by two Co-chairs; Jeff Burns, MD, MPH, Chief of Critical Care Medicine, Director of MSICU and Charlotte Harrison, JD, MTS, PhD, Director for the Office of Ethics. The Committee is comprised of representatives from the departments of medicine, nursing, patient services, surgery, social services, interpreter services, respiratory therapy, neurology and pastoral care, as well as community representatives, and ex-officio participation from administration and legal counsel.  Members are appointed by the Medical Staff Executive Committee and EAC Co-chairs to serve a 3-year term. 

In addition, Robert Truog, MD and Christine Mitchell, RN, MS, MTS are Executive Faculty Director and Executive Director, respectively, of the Center for Bioethics in the Division of Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, which provides annual educational and research fellowships in medical ethics, an annual 3-day Harvard Bioethics Course for clinicians and ethics committee members, a monthly case-based Harvard Ethics Consortium, and regular meetings for the Ethics Leadership of the Harvard-affiliated health care institutions.  For more information, email dme@hms.harvard.edu.

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