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. 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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