Bioethics: Mediating Conflict in the Hospital Environment - Dispute Resolution Journal - Vol. 59, No. 2

Author(s): 
Nancy Neveloff Dubler,
Carol B. Liebman
Page Count: 
8 pages
Published: 
May, 2004
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Nancy Neveloff Dubler is the director of the Division of Bioethics, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and a professor of epidemiology and population health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Ms. Dubler founded the Bioethics Consultation Service at Montefiore Medical Center in 1978, as a support for analysis of difficult cases presenting ethical issues in the health care setting. She is the director of the Certificate Program in Bioethics and Medical Humanities, conducted jointly by Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine with The Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing at New York University.

Carol B. Liebman is a clinical professor at Columbia Law School where she teaches professional ethics and is the Director of both the Mediation Clinic and the Negotiation Workshop. She has mediated many different kinds of conflicts and has designed mediation training for a variety of groups including the Certification Program in Bioethics of Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; New York’s First Department, Appellate Division; and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Professor Liebman is currently working on a project funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts to explore ways mediation and conflict resolution techniques can be used in discussions of adverse medical events.

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