2006 Award Recipient - Alan R. Fleischman, MD, FAAP


The AAP Section on Bioethics is proud to present Alan R. Fleischman, MD, the 2006 William G. Bartholome Award for Ethical Excellence. The award will be presented on Monday, October 9 during the Section on Bioethics educational program at the National Conference and Exhibition. Dr Fleischman is Chair of the Federal Advisory Committee and Ethics Advisor to the National Children's Study at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Senior Advisor at the New York Academy of Medicine. He is also Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.

Dr Fleischman has written, taught and lectured extensively on many aspects of bioethics, emphasizing the rights of individual patients and the responsibilities of healthcare professionals. His most noteworthy contributions are in the fields of pediatric and research ethics, and the translation of ethical principles into medical practice. He is a former member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Bioethics and Committee on Pediatric AIDS, and served as an expert advisor to the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Clinical Research Involving Children. He is currently a member of the New York State Governor's Task Force on Life and the Law, a member of the DHHS Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections' Subcommittee on Research Involving Children, and a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Ethical Issues in Housing-Related Health Hazard Research Involving Children, Youth, and Families.




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