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


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. 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 150 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. 5th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 2002. (First Ed., 1982)
  2. 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.
  3. Helft P, Siegler M, Lantos J. The rise and fall of the futility movement. NEJM 2000; 343(4):293-296.
  4. Siegler M. Training doctors for professionalism: Some lessons from teaching clinical medical ethics. Mt. Sinai Medical Journal 2002; 69: 404-409.
  5. Helft P, Ratain M, Epstein R, Siegler M. Inside information: Financial conflicts of interest for subjects and other non-investigator insiders in early clinical trials. Journal National Cancer Institute 2004; 96:656-661.

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