Bioethics Consulting Service
The Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities has established and staffs a clinical consultation service for hospitals and health care institutions in the Milwaukee area. This service provides bioethics advice at the bedside at the request of individual clinicians. Visit the Bioethics website for more information or contact Kristen Tym, Medical Education Coordinator, at (414) 955-4299.
In addition, the Center’s Midwest Ethics Committee Network provides assistance to ethics committees and ethics consultants through the region to facilitate resolution of bioethical dilemmas that arise in their own institutions. Visit the MECN for more information or contact Mary Olson, Program Coordinator, at (414) 955-8692.
The Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities also provides consultation with state and federal government leaders including review of proposed state legislation on bioethics issues. The Center also works in concert with national bioethics and specialty professional organizations, including the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, the American Medical Association and the American Bar Association, to evaluate emerging bioethics issues and make recommendations for the development of public policy and professional standards. Visit the Bioethics website for more information contact Kristen Tym, Medical Education Coordinator, at (414) 955-4299.