2008 Award Recipient - Arthur Kohrman, MD, FAAP


Dr Kohrman has contributed extensively to the field of pediatric ethics, and has served both as AAP Committee on Bioethics Chairperson and as the AAP and University of Chicago Institutional Review Board chairperson. He has written and lectured extensively about ethical issues in children with chronic health conditions, particularly those who are technologically dependent. He is a Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

In addition, he currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, and was the founding president of Children's Hospice International. Previously, he was an associate dean of Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine, professor and associate chair of pediatrics at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and president of La Rabida Children’s Hospital in Chicago.




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