Hospital Ethics Committees

ETHICS SERVICES ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA

The Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy faculty contribute to institutional ethics processes at a range of South Florida health care organizations. This includes support for institutional ethics committees' education, policy creation, and consultation services. These services are available at the following institutions and for all University of Miami Medical Group (UMMG), faculty members, trainees and students:

  • UHealth, including UTower, the University of Miami Hospital; the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center; and the Ann Bates Leach Eye Hospital / Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
  • Jackson Health System, including the Adult and Pediatric Ethics Committees at Jackson Memorial Hospital; Jackson North; Jackson South; and Jackson nursing homes

To request more information or for other non-urgent matters, please email ethics@miami.edu.


ETHICS CONSULTATIONS  

The Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy offers ethics consultations 24/7/365 to all UM Hospitals and clinics. In line with national and state standards, ethics consultation services are available to all healthcare personnel, patients and families.

To request a time-sensitive ethics consultation, please use the following telephone numbers:

  • All UM and Jackson hospitals

    Call 305-243-2222 and request that an “Ethics Consult” be paged.

  • For Holtz Children’s (Jackson’s) Pediatric Bioethics Committee

    Call 305-323-1016; backup: 305-610-2066


ETHICS FOR LUNCH SERIES  

Ethics for Lunch was an occasional series of seminars, generally conducted at University of Miami Hospital, led by Dr. Raúl de Velasco, and based on case studies in the literature. For more information, email ethics@miami.edu.

2017 

2018