Steven Joffe, MD, MPH

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Emanuel and Robert Hart Professor in Bioethics
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

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423 Guardian Dr.
Blockley Hall 1413
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4884
Office: 215-898-3055
Fax: 215-573-3036
A.B. (Fine Art)
Harvard College, 1988.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 1992.
M.P.H. (Epidemiology)
University of California, Berkeley, 1996.
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Selected Publications

Joffe S, Lynch HF: Federal right-to-try legislation - threatening the FDA’s public health mission. New Engl J Med Page: [Epub ahead of print] Jan 2018.

Dickert NW, Eyal N, Goldkind SF, Grady C, Joffe S, Lo B, Miller FG, Pentz RD, Silbergleit R, Weinfurt KP, Wendler D, Kim SYH: Reframing consent for clinical research: a function-based approach. Am J Bioeth 17(12): 3-11, Dec 2017.

Ellenberg SS, Joffe S: Studying effects of medical treatments: randomized clinical trials and the alternatives. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 45: 375-381, October 2017.

Courtright KR, Halpern SD, Joffe S, Ellenberg SS, Karlawish J, Madden V, Gabler NB, Szymanski S, Yadav KN, Dember LM: Willingness to participate in pragmatic dialysis trials: the importance of physician decisional autonomy and consent approach. Trials 18(1): 474, October 2017.

Clapp JT, Gleason KA, Joffe S: Justification and authority in institutional review board decision letters. Social Science & Medicine 194: 25-33, October 2017.

Moreno JD; Schmidt U, Joffe S: The Nuremberg Code 70 years later. JAMA 318(9): 795-796, Sept 2017.

Han Paul K J, Umstead Kendall L, Bernhardt Barbara A, Green Robert C, Joffe Steven, Koenig Barbara, Krantz Ian, Waterston Leo B, Biesecker Leslie G, Biesecker Barbara B: A taxonomy of medical uncertainties in clinical genome sequencing. Genetics in medicine 19(8): 918-925, Aug 2017.

Marron Jonathan M, Joffe Steven: Ethical considerations in genomic testing for hematologic disorders. Blood 130(4): 460-465, Jul 2017.

Ghazani Arezou A, Oliver Nelly M, St Pierre Joseph P, Garofalo Andrea, Rainville Irene R, Hiller Elaine, Treacy Daniel J, Rojas-Rudilla Vanesa, Wood Sam, Bair Elizabeth, Parello Michael, Huang Franklin, Giannakis Marios, Wilson Frederick H, Stover Elizabeth H, Corsello Steven M, Nguyen Tom, Rana Huma Q, Church Alanna J, Lowenstein Carol, Cibulskis Carrie, Amin-Mansour Ali, Heng Jennifer, Brais Lauren, Santos Abigail, Bauer Patrick, Waldron Amanda, Lo Peter, Gorman Megan, Lydon Christine A, Welch Marisa, McNamara Philip, Gabriel Stacey, Sholl Lynette M, Lindeman Neal I, Garber Judy E, Joffe Steven, Van Allen Eliezer M, Gray Stacy W, Ja Nne Pasi A, Garraway Levi A, Wagle Nikhil: Assigning clinical meaning to somatic and germ-line whole-exome sequencing data in a prospective cancer precision medicine study. Genet Med 19(7): 787-795, Jul 2017.

Lynch HF and Joffe S: Science needs your cells. New York Times Page: A27, April 2017.

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