A Palliative Ethic of Care
Joseph J. Fins, MD, FACP
CE Credit: 4 Hours
Target Audience: Psychology | Counseling | Social Work | Occupational Therapy | Mental Health | Nutrition & Dietetics
Learning Level: Intermediate
This is a test only course (book not included). The book can be purchased from Amazon or some other source.
Joseph J. Fins, MD, FACP, is Chief of the Division of Medical Ethics at Weill Medical College of Cornell University where he serves as Professor of Medicine, Professor of Public Health and Professor of Medicine in Psychiatry. In addition, Dr. Fins is Director of Medical Ethics New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, Associate for Medicine at The Hastings Center, and a member of the Adjunct Faculty of Rockefeller University. He also serves as Physician-Ethicist-in-Residence at the HealthCare Chaplaincy in New York City and has been a Visiting Professor in Medical Ethics at The Complutense University in Madrid. A practicing internist at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center, Dr. Fins chairs the hospital's ethics committee and teaches medicine and clinical ethics to Cornell medical students and house staff. His current scholarly interests include ethical issues at the end-of-life and palliative care, research ethics in neurology and psychiatry, medical education and methods of ethics case consultation. Dr. Fins is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management as well as The Oncologist and has served as Abstracts Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and Editor of the Department of Bioethics for Cancer Investigation.