Dr. Alan Fleischman Presents Grand Rounds on September 11th

Fleischmanheadshot_resizeNew York, NY (September 4, 2015) – Alan R. Fleischman, MD will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s September Grand Rounds. His presentation, entitled “Confronting Ethical Dilemmas in Everyday Practice,” will explore the basic principles of ethical analysis; discuss difficult, but common, ethical
dilemmas in everyday practice; and help attendees develop approaches and solutions to ethical problems.

Dr. Fleischman is a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Population Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.  He previously served as Director of the Division of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics at Einstein, Senior Vice President of the New York Academy of Medicine, and Senior Vice President and Medical Director at the March of Dimes Foundation. In 2004, Dr. Fleischman became Ethics Advisor to the National Children’s Study at the National Institutes of Health and served as Chair of its Federal Advisory Committee from 2005-2010. Dr. Fleischman has been a pioneer in the fields of bioethics and research ethics. He is an elected Fellow and a member of the Board of Directors of the Hastings Center and an elected Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine.  He was also a founding member of the New York State Governor’s Task Force on Life and the Law (Bioethics Commission).

As part of the Mount Sinai Health System’s virtual campus, videoconferencing will be offered with the Beth Israel Medical Center’s Department of Family Medicine and the Mount Sinai-affiliated Mid-Hudson Family Practice Residency in Kingston.

The event will be held from 8-9am on Friday, September 11th in Mount Sinai’s Hatch Auditorium in the Guggenheim Pavilion (1468 Madison Avenue), 2nd Floor. A light breakfast will be served at 7:45am.

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Grand Rounds are supported with a generous donation from the Steven A. and Alexandra M. Cohen Foundation. Grand Rounds are open to all and occur on the second Friday of every month throughout the year.