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Marjorie Shaw, J.D., Ph.D.

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Administrative: (585) 275-5800

Office: (585) 275-0174

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Biography

Professional Background

Marjorie Hodges Shaw, J.D., Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Law and Bioethics Theme at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Dr. Shaw teaches on the intersection of law and health care, medical judgment and decision-making, and bioethics. She serves as a member of the clinical ethics consultation team. Her dissertation explored coaching as a form of instruction and as a component of medical ethics education. Her current research interest include law and ethics instruction in medical school curriculum and issues in applied ethical decision-making in health care.

Previously, she served as Judicial Administrator for Cornell University. She co-founded (with Steve Worona) and served as Director of the Cornell University Computer Policy and Law Program, (now the Cornell University Institute for Internet Culture, Policy, and Law).

Dr. Shaw received her undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University (1987), where she was inducted as a member of the Golden Chain Senior Honor Society. She received her J.D. from Cornell University Law School (1991), her MA in Philosophy from the University of Rochester (2004) and her Ph.D. in Education from the University of Rochester (2011). She completed her Fellowship in Clinical Ethics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2012.

Credentials

Education

1987
BA | N Carolina St Univ at Raleigh
Political Science

1991
JD | Cornell Law School
Law

2004
MA | University of Rochester
Philosophy

2011
PhD | University of Rochester
Education

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

2017 - 0
Nonprofit Board Excellence in Leadership, Center for Community Engagement, St. John Fisher College

2016 - 0
Women's Leadership Circle, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry and Susan B. Anthony Center

2010 - 2012
Clinical Ethics Fellow, University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital

0 - 0
Mediator, Harvard Law School, Program of Instruction For Lawyers, 1993

0 - 0
Mediator, New York State Office of Court Administration, 1994

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Awards

2016
Faculty Marshall
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Location: Commencement

2016
Innovation in Medical Education Award
Sponsor: AAMC NEGEA

Publications

Journal Articles

2017
Baker, Clayton J; Shaw, Margie Hodges; Mooney, Christopher; Daiss, Susan Dodge-Peters; Clark, Stephanie Brown. "The Medical Humanities Effect: A Pilot Study of Pre-Health Professions Students at the University of Rochester". Journal of Medical Humanities. 2017; .

2016
Shaw, M.H.; D'Angio, C.T.; and Dadiz, R. "Personal, Professional, and Practice: A Framework for Ethics Education". NeoReviews. 2016; 17(2).

2013
Chiafery, M.; Shaw M. H. "Commentaries on Good Reasons?". Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education. 2013; 19(2): 28-33.

Books & Chapters

2017
Chapter Title: Ethical Issues in Older Adults
Book Title: Guidelines for Geriatric Rehabilitation: From Bedside to Curbside
Author List: Demme, R., Sussman, B.L., and Shaw, M.H.
Edited By: K. R. Poduri
Published By: CRC Press2017 in Rica Raton, Florida

2017
Chapter Title: Moral, Ethical, and Legal Issues in Patient Care
Book Title: The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care
Author List: Shaw, M.H
Edited By: OJ Sahler, John E. Carr, Julia B. Frank and Joao Nunes
Published By: Hogrefe Publishing2017 in Ashland, Ohio

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