Jacob Appel

Speaker Bio

Jacob Appel

Jacob M. Appel, MD, JD, is a psychiatrist and professional bioethicist who writes about issues at the nexus of law, medicine and morality.  Dr. Appel taught bioethics for many years at Brown University, before joining the faculty at Mount Sinai’s School of Medicine.  He has been a regular ethics columnist at the Huffington Post, Opposing Views and Education Update, and has contributed Op-Eds and commentary to dozens of national and regional newspapers including The New York Times, New York Post, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press and San Francisco Chronicle.  His essays, which have been shortlisted for Best American Essays on multiple occasions, were recently collected in the volume, Phoning Home (University of South Carolina Press, 2014).

NECSS Appearances:
NECSS 2012