The University of Miami Ethics Programs and faculty contribute to institutional ethics processes at a range of South Florida health care organizations. This generally consists of support for institutional ethics committees, especially regarding education, policy creation and review and consultation services. These services are available at the following institutions:
UHealth, including the University of Miami Hospital; the UM Hospital and Clinics and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center; and the Ann Bates Leach Eye Hospital and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.
Jackson Health System, including the Adult and Pediatric Ethics Committees at Jackson Memorial Hospital; Jackson North; Jackson South; and Jackson nursing homes
To request a time-sensitive ethics consultation, please use the following telephone numbers:
UHealth, UMH, UMHC/SCCC – Contact the UM call center at 305-243-2222 and request that “Ethics Consult” be paged.
Jackson Pediatric Ethics Committee – Page 305-272-6629 (Backup: 305-970-9201)
Jackson Adult Ethics Committee – 305-585-2255 and then pager ID: 0927
University of Miami Hospital advance directives and related forms
U.S. General Accounting Office report, “Advance Directives: Information on Federal Oversight, Provider Implementation, and Prevalence” (April 2015)