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Cynthiane Morgenweck, MD, MA

Cynthiane Morgenweck, MD, MA

Cynthiane J. Morgenweck, MD, MA

Associate Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities


  • Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

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Dr. Morgenweck, clinical ethicist at the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, teaches in the Center's graduate program and serves as an advisor to bioethics and medical humanities graduate students. She is the faculty advisor for BIG, the Bioethics Interest Group for medical students at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Morgenweck serves on the ethics committees of the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division, Froedtert Hospital, and Columbia St. Mary's Hospital in Milwaukee. She also serves as co-chair of one Institutional Review Board and member of another Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin IRB. She is team leader for the ethics consultation service at Froedtert Hospital. Dr. Morgenweck's areas of expertise include ethical issues related to the surgical experience; informed consent; clinical trials and placebo surgery; do not resuscitate orders; use of scarce resources; errors in medicine; pain management and palliative care; professionalism; and ethics and mental health care. She lectures on these issues frequently throughout the Midwest.