Program In Bioethics, Law And Medical Professionalism

Our Mission

The mission of the Bioethics, Law and Medical Professionalism Program is to provide outstanding instruction, professional development and cultural competency to manage the complex health care dilemmas being addressed locally, nationally and internationally. Our program addresses issues in humanities, social sciences, health policy, health law and medical professionalism for medical students, residents and practicing physicians, as well as other healthcare professionals.

Research, teaching and service activities of the program focus on developing the knowledge base and skills to provide humane, compassionate care in today’s complex social and medico-legal environment. Areas of research interest for the program include aging, end-of-life issues, and advances in genetic technology.

Bioethics touches everyone. To understand this, here is a list of topics to consider: cloning, DNA research, end-of-life treatment and decisions, genetic modification, physician-aid-in-dying, confidentiality, HIV and AIDS, parental decision-making, and spirituality and medicine.

Core BLMP Faculty

William L Allen
Department: MD-BIOETHICS LAW / MEDICINE

William L Allen JD, MDiv

Associate Professor
Ray E Moseley
Department: MD-BIOETHICS LAW / MEDICINE

Ray E Moseley PhD

Associate Professor
Lauren B Solberg
Department: MD-BIOETHICS LAW / MEDICINE

Lauren B Solberg JD, MTS

Associate Professor & Program Director
Ly-Le Tran
Department: MD-BIOETHICS LAW / MEDICINE

Ly-Le Tran MD, JD, FCLM

Adjunct Associate Professor

Associated BLMP Faculty

Leslie Avery
Department: MD-PEDS-CRITICAL CARE DIVISION

Leslie Avery M.D.

Chief And Clinical Associate Professor
Robert Guenther
Department: HP-CLINICAL / HLTH PSYCHOLOGY

Robert Guenther Ph.D.

CLIN PROF
Michelle E Jacobs-Elliott
Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY

Michelle E Jacobs-Elliott M.D.

Assistant Professor
Rohit P Patel
Department: MD-EMERGENCY MED-CLINICAL

Rohit P Patel M.D.

Director Of Critical Care Ultrasound & Assistant Professor
Nina C Stoyan-Rosenzweig
Department: LB-HSC – GENERAL

Nina C Stoyan-Rosenzweig

Archivist & Sen Assoc In Libraries
Monica Silvian
Department: MD-FAMILY MED CENTER AT MAIN

Monica Silvian MD

Assistant Professor

Core Program Faculty are faculty members in the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine.

Associated Program Faculty are faculty members in CHFM as well as other departments/colleges in the UF Health Science Center. They support the BLMP Core Program Faculty and contribute to teaching bioethics to medical students throughout all four years of the curriculum.

To request an ethics consult, call the UF Health operator at 352-265-0111 and ask to speak to the ethics consultant on call, or if you are a UF Health provider, send a Spōk message to the ethics consultant on call by typing in ETHICS into the Spōk system.

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