Mark Siegler
Section of General Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Lindy Bergman Distinguished Service Professor and Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics; Director, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence
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AB1963Princeton UniversityEnglish
MD1967The University of ChicagoMedicine
Residency1970The University of ChicagoInternal Medicine
Residency1971The University of ChicagoChief Resident
Residency1972Royal Post Graduate SchoolHonorary Registrar, Internal Medicine

Academic Interests

Dr. Siegler is a general internist and a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP). His academic interests are in the area of clinical medical ethics. He has written extensively about the doctor-patient relationship, informed consent, end-of-life care, and the ethics of organ transplantation. He directs a fellowship program in medical ethics, which has trained over 350 clinicians.

Clinical Interests

General internal medicine.

Representative Publications

  1. Jonsen AR, Siegler M, Winslade WJ. Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine. First Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1982. (Eighth Edition, 2015).
  2. Singer PA, Siegler M, Lantos JD, Emond JC, Whitington PF, Thistlethwaite JR, Broelsch CE. Ethics of liver transplantation with living donors. N Engl J Med. 1989; 321:620-622.
  3. Cronin D, Millis M, Siegler, M. Transplantation of liver grafts from living donors into adults: Too Much, Too Soon. NEJM 2001; 344(21):1633-1638.
  4. Siegler M. Training doctors for professionalism: Some lessons from teaching clinical medical ethics. Mt. Sinai Medical Journal 2002; 69: 404-409.
  5. Roberts LW, Siegler M, editors. Clinical Medical Ethics: Landmark Works of Mark Siegler, MD. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2017.

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