Dr. Andereck has practiced internal medicine in San Francisco since 1979. He received his B.A. at Vanderbilt University and his M.D. from the University of Tennessee, where he was introduced to medical ethics by Drs. Edmund Pellegrino and David Thomasma. In the early 1980s, he studied with Albert Jonsen, Ph.D., then professor of Bioethics at UCSF and with whom he co-founded Sutter Health’s Program in Medicine and Human Values (PMHV). Email Dr. Andereck.
Dr. Mishra joined PMHV after completing a Bioethics Fellowship at CPMC. She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy, specializing in Medical Ethics, from the University of Leeds, England, where she also obtained a Masters in Health Care Ethics. Dr. Mishra currently edits the Ethics Committees and Consultants at Work section for the Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. Email Dr. Mishra.
Dr. Jonsen is Emeritus Professor of Ethics in Medicine at the School of Medicine, University of Washington. He was Chief of the Division of Medical Ethics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and President of the University of San Francisco. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University. Dr. Jonsen is the author of Clinical Ethics (McGraw Hill, 8th ed., 2015) and has contributed to several books and journal articles on medicine and bioethics.
Mr. Fulbright joins PMHV from Renown Health in Reno, Nevada where he was Bioethics Program Director. Prior to moving to Reno, he worked for Sutter Health in the position of PMHV Bioethicist at Eden Medical Center and Sutter Delta Medical Center. He also worked as a compliance manager and privacy officer for multiple Sutter Health affiliates. Mr. Fulbright has a master's degree in Biomedical and Health Care Ethics and a J.D. from the University of Kansas. Mr. Fulbright brings a background in law and healthcare policy to his work. Email Robert Fulbright.
Dr. Shashidhara received her Ph.D. in Applied Gerontology from the University of North Texas and her Masters in Bioethics and Medical Humanities from the University of South Florida. Prior to joining PMHV, she served as a Clinical Ethicist and Coordinator for the Southern & Central Illinois Advisory Group for Ethics (SAGE) for Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois, and was Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of North Texas. Email Dr. Shashidhara.
Kelsey Gipe is the 2019-2020 Program in Medicine and Human Values' Clinical Ethics Fellow. Dr.Gipe holds a Ph.D in Philosophy from the University of Maryland, College Park. Before joining PMHV, Dr. Gipe worked as a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at University of Maryland where she taught several philosophy courses. Her interests include vulnerable patient populations, end-of-life care, medical aid in dying, and issues of informed consent. Dr. Gipe is a member of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Email Dr. Gipe.
Dr. Kushner edits the Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. She organizes and coordinates three annual bioethics meetings: Neuroethics Network, International Bioethics Retreat, and Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education. Dr. Kushner supports professional development for PMHV bioethicists and fellows. She has a PhD in Philosophy. Email Dr. Kushner.
Dr. Hummel has worked at California Pacific Medical Center for 30 years and has extensive experience in management and education. She holds a Ph.D. from Michigan State University and worked for many years as Director of Medical Education at CPMC, supervising the graduate residency education programs and coordinating continuing medical education. She also taught healthcare administration courses for John F. Kennedy University. Email Dr. Hummel.
Mr. Kruger is a Bay Area native and has been with PMHV since 2005. As Administrator, he handles administrative inquiries and requests. He is the point person for the annual Summer Workshop in Clinical Ethics and provides administrative support to the program's bioethic team at the Sutter level. He also handles organizational duties related to CPMC’s ethics committee. Email Antonio Kruger.