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

(Pronouns: she/her/hers)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-5800

Office: (585) 275-0174

Faculty Appointments

  • Associate Professor - Department of Health Humanities and Bioethics (SMD)
  • Interim Director, Paul M. Schyve, MD Center for Bioethics - Department of Health Humanities and Bioethics (SMD)

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

1993
Mediator | Harvard University
Harvard Negotiation

2004
MA | University of Rochester
Philosophy

2011
PhD | University of Rochester
Education

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

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

Awards

2020
Editor's Choice

2019
Susan B. Anthony Center

2019
The University of Rochester Educational IT Innovation Grant Award

2018 - 2019
Paul M. Schyve Center for Bioethics

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

2016
Innovation in Medical Education Award
Sponsor: AAMC NEGEA

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Publications

Journal Articles

4/19/2021
Narang C, Rosen-Carole C, Miller RK, Perez-D'Gregorio R, Shaw MH, Schaffer S, Jee SH. "Who Makes the Choice: Ethical Considerations Regarding Instituting Breastfeeding in a Mother Who Has Compromised Mental Capacity." Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.. 2021 Apr 19; Epub 2021 Apr 19.

11/2020
Rizk N.; Jones S.; Shaw M.H.; and Morgan A. "Using 'Forum Theater' as a Teaching Tool to Combat Patient Bias Directed Toward Healthcare Professionals." MedEdPORTAL. 2020; .

2/2020
Nakazawa E, Yamamoto K, Akabayashi A, Shaw MH, Demme RA, Akabayashi A. "Will you give my kidney back? Organ restitution in living-related kidney transplantation: ethical analyses." Journal of medical ethics.. 2020 Feb 0; 46(2):144-150. Epub 2019 Sep 19.

Books & Chapters

2021
Book Title: The Reflector
Author List: Battaglia J.; Shaw M.H.; Daiss S.D.P.; Gdowski M.
Published By: Boydell & Brewer, Inc. 2021

2020
Chapter Title: Traditional and Applied Clinical Ethics: Contemporary and Evolving Challenges
Book Title: The Medical-Legal Aspects of Acute Care Medicine
Author List: Shaw M.H. Chiafery M. and Kaufman, D.C.
Published By: Springer Nature 2020 in Switzerland

2019
Chapter Title: Brain Death
Book Title: Adult Critical Care Medicine: A Casebook
Author List: Shaw, Margie Hodges and David Kaufman C.
Edited By: Jennifer A. LaRosa
Published By: Springer Nature Switzerland 2019

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