Daniel P. Sulmasy MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and the Divinity School
Associate Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Daniel Sulmasy, MD, has expertise in general internal medicine with a particular interest in end-of-life care.
Dr. Sulmasy is a member of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. An ethicist and a practicing physician, Dr. Sulmasy studies end-of-life decision-making, ethics education and spirituality in medicine.
In addition to serving on the editorial boards of several academic journals, he is the editor-in-chief of the journal, Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics. He previously served as Chair of the Ethics Committee of the Society of General Internal Medicine and on the Board of Directors for the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.
A prolific author and speaker, Dr. Sulmasy has lectured on ethics and medicine extensively throughout the United States and Europe. He is the author of four books has written more than 150 peer-reviewed journal articles on topics such as the ethics of stem cell research, physician assisted suicide, informed consent and surrogate-decision making.
The University of Chicago Medicine
Center for Advanced Medicine
Year Started Practice
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Internship, Residency and Fellowship
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
Additional Graduate Degrees
Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore
American College of Physicians
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Learn More About Dr. Sulmasy
The University of Chicago Medicine's Science Life blog covers Dr. Sulmasy's appointment to a Presidential Commission that will advise the president on issues including, scientific advances in genomics, biotechnology, stem cell research and health care.
View a partial list of Dr. Sulmasy's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.