Bioethics Mediation: A Guide to Shaping Shared Solutions by N.N. Dubler & C.B. Liebman

Bioethics Mediation: A Guide to Shaping Shared Solutions



  • Nancy Neveloff Dubler
  • Carol B. Liebman


  • Paperback: 236 pages
  • Publisher: United Hospital Fund (February 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1881277704
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 7.0 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.20 pounds


Book Description 

Bioethics Mediation: A Guide to Shaping Shared Solutions provides the conceptual framework supporting the need for mediation in the medical context, then provides real-world case studies and analyses detailing the "how-to's" for effective bioethics mediations:

how bioethics mediation differs from both traditional mediation and traditional bioethics consultation

how to apply mediation skills and techniques to health care disputes

how to implement a mediation program in a hospital or other health care setting.

Working from the assumption that bioethics disputes are essentially conflicts in need of skilled dispute mediators, this hands-on guide is designed to teach mediation skills in order to clarify and address the underlying issues. 

From the Publisher

Bioethics committees, consultants, and anyone involved in complex medical cases will find Bioethics Mediation: A Guide to Shaping Shared Solutions to be a key resource for reaching mutually satisfactory solutions.

About the Author(s)

Nancy Neveloff Dubler is the Director of the Division of Bioethics, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and 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 Director of the Certificate Program in Bioethics and Medical Humanities.

Carol B. Liebman is a Clinical Professor at Columbia Law School, where she is the Director of the Columbia Law School Mediation Clinic and the Negotiation Workshop. She also teaches professional ethics. She has mediated cases involving discrimination, medical malpractice, family issues, public agencies, community disputes, business conflicts, and educational institutions and is a nationally recognized speaker and trainer in conflict resolution.


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