Dr. Joseph Fins was awarded the Dr. Mary Ann Quaranta Distinguished Palliative Care Ethicist Award in June. Dr. Fins is the chief of the Division of Medical Ethics, the E. William Davis, Jr. Professor of Medical Ethics and a professor of medicine; healthcare policy and research; medicine in psychiatry; and medical ethics in neurology.
The award honors distinguished service to the community in palliative care. At the Collaborative for Palliative Care's Interdisciplinary and Interfaith Conference About Palliative and End of Life Care, hosted June 6-7 in White Plains. Dr. Fins presented the Reva Greenberg Lecture, titled, "The Minimally Conscious State and Human Rights: Towards a Neuro-Palliative Care Agenda."