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Ethics Committee

The DHMC Program in Clinical Ethics offers the following services as it fulfills its mission to serve as a resource to the Medical Director, Medical Center staff, our patients and their families:

  • Clinical consultation services
    Serves as a resource to DHMC personnel, patients and families in dealing with ethical questions related to hospitalization and treatment
  • Educational programs
    Sponsors educational programs for its members and the broader health care community in the region
  • Clinical ethics research opportunities, and
  • Community outreach

The functions of the Program in Clinical Ethics are carried out by the members of the Bioethics Advisory Committee and its subcommittees:

  • Clinical Consultation Subcommittee
  • Education Subcommittee
  • Policy Subcommittee
  • Infant Care Review Committee