Monday, August 15, 2016

Three Lawyers on Every Ethics Committee

There is a long-running debate about whether and how lawyers should serve on hospital ethics committees.  



Therefore, I was surprised to read George Annas and Michael Grodin recall that "at IECs’ birth, a committee of the American Hospital Association recommended that IECs all have at least three lawyers as members: one to represent the hospital, one to represent the IEC itself, and an independent lawyer to give the committee neutral advice "


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