Henry Silverman

About Henry Silverman

Henry Silverman is Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. He received his MD degree at The Johns Hopkins University (1974) and his MA Degree in Bioethics at Georgetown University (1995). He has been Chair of the Clinical Ethics Committee at the University of Maryland Medical Center since 1990 and is Program Director of two Fogarty/National Institutes of Health Training Programs focused on building capacity in research ethics in the Middle East (since 2005) and in Myanmar (since 2015). He is Senior Editor of a multi-author compendium: Research Ethics in the Arab Region available at: https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319652641

GBI Webinar: How to Ration Ventilators during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Topic: What Ethical Framework Can Justify the Allocation of Scarce Life-Saving Resources (e.g., Ventilators) During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Date: April 9, 2020 Time: 2 - 3.00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Venue: Zoom meeting REGISTER HERE Speaker: Henry Silverman, MD, MA University of Maryland Baltimore Description: During the past few weeks, New York City has [...]

By | April 3rd, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on GBI Webinar: How to Ration Ventilators during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Henry Silverman Responds to “Writing DNR Orders for COVID-19 Patients” in The Washington Post

Dr. Henry Silverman responded to the March 26 front-page article Hospitals debate do-not-resuscitate orders over fears for staffers’ health,” in his letter published in the Washington Post on March 30.

By | March 31st, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Henry Silverman Responds to “Writing DNR Orders for COVID-19 Patients” in The Washington Post

Time Magazine Interviewed Dr. Bruce Gelb, GBI Board Member, about his experience with COVID-19

Time magazine published an article about Dr. Gelb's personal experience with COVID-19. The article is entitled "The Coronavirus Sidelined Me From My Work as a Doctor. Soon I'll Be Back on the Frontlines." Please click here

By | March 28th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Time Magazine Interviewed Dr. Bruce Gelb, GBI Board Member, about his experience with COVID-19

GBI Supports an Open Letter to the White House Coronavirus Task Force and U.S. Congress

The Hastings Center, a bioethics think tank, initiated a petition to urge the federal government to develop a more robust and ethical federal response to the pandemic.  It is intentionally focused on what the federal government can do, not the states and health systems.  The aim is to have bioethics faculty, fellows, and graduate students –people with [...]

By | March 23rd, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on GBI Supports an Open Letter to the White House Coronavirus Task Force and U.S. Congress

2020 GBI Summer School to go Online as a Virtual Event

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to provide a level of certainty in planning for our Summer School in 2020, we have decided to deliver this program online as a virtual event. Dates will be announced shortly. We will use Zoom technology, for more information click here. We are working with our instructors to [...]

By | March 22nd, 2020|News-Articles|Comments Off on 2020 GBI Summer School to go Online as a Virtual Event