Christine Mitchell Biography
Christine Mitchell is a film producer and bioethicist from the United States. She is also the executive director of the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School (HMS). She has been on the Editorial Board of The Journal of Clinical Ethics since 1989 and serves as the Associate Editor for that publication at the present time. Since 2002, she has been editing ethics cases for that publication. On topics pertaining to clinical ethics, she gives talks outside of Harvard.
The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities established the Clinical Ethics Consulting Affairs standing committee (CECA) in 2009 in order to address growing concerns over the lack of qualifications among people who provide clinical ethics consultation (CEC).
A Blueprint for 21st Century Nursing Ethics: Report of the National Nursing Summit was written by Christine, who is a member of the clinical practice team of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, which was responsible for producing the report.
She contributes her expertise to the Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education by serving on the advisory council.
It is responsible for the production and publication of the Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics.
In addition to this, she is a member of the Advisory Board of the Neuroethics Network (Paris).
Mitchell was chosen as a candidate for the position of Vice President of the Association of Bioethics Program Directors in 2018.
Christine Mitchell Age
Mitchell was born on December 8, 1951, in Garder, Massachusetts, USA. She is 71 years old.
Christine Mitchell Family
Mitchell has not yet revealed any details concerning her family. However, information about her parents and siblings will be updated as soon as possible.
Christine Mitchell Children
She has three sons.
Christine Mitchell Husband
She is married to Gordon Jack Schultz.
Christine Mitchell Education
Mitchell receives both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in nursing from Boston University, where she pursues her studies in the nursing industry. After that, Christine attends Harvard University and the Harvard Divinity School to receive her master’s degree in the study of philosophical and religious ethics of care in healthcare settings.
Diploma from Narragansett Regional High School, which was located in Baldwinville, Massachusetts, in the year 1969. 1973: Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Boston University School of Nursing in Boston, Massachusetts. 1979: Graduated with a Master of Science degree in Nursing and Pediatrics from the Boston University School of Nursing in Boston, Massachusetts.
1982: Master of Theological Studies in Ethics at Harvard Divinity School and Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1982–1983, I was a professor in the graduate program at the Boston University School of Nursing in Boston, Massachusetts, teaching a course on ethical challenges in health care. At 1991 to 1994, I received my Ph.D. in Ethics, Philosophy, and Nursing from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts (University Fellow).
1979-1981 – Harvard Medical School, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Fellow in Medical Ethics, Interfaculty Program of Harvard University but done at HMS. 1993-1994 – Harvard University, Fellowship in Ethics and the Professions at Safra Center.
Christine Academic Appointment
Between the years 1976 and 1979, she worked as an assistant professor of nursing at the University of Virginia School of Nursing in Charlottesville, Virginia. Professor in Visiting Status at De Montfort University in Leicester, United Kingdom Co-Principal Investigator for the End-of-Life Care Project at the University of Zurich’s Department of Biomedical Ethics and University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland
Hospital Ethicist and Director of the Office of Ethics at the Children’s Hospital in Boston from 1991 till 2014. Associate Director of the Harvard Medical School’s Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, from 1993 to 2014 (previously held the positions of Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in this department). Executive Director of the Center for Bioethics at the Harvard Medical School since 2014 until the present.
Mitchell is well-known for her contribution to the development of the field of clinical ethics consultations for morally challenging issues that arise in hospital settings. A current board member of the American Society for Bioethics Consultation, Christine was one of the first members of the organization when it was first established.
She is a member of the standing committee on Clinical Ethics Consultation Affairs of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, and she was just recently appointed to the Ethics Advisory Board of the Human Brain Project’s Ethics and Society Subproject.
provided financial support by the European Commission. Mitchell is a former president of the American Society for Law, Medicine, and Ethics, an organization in which Christine serves on the Editorial Board of the society’s journal. Christine also serves as a Project Advisor for the Freedom from Cancer Challenge, another organization in which Mitchell formerly served as president.
During her time at Boston University, she cultivates an interest in nursing ethics, which prompts her to seek a Master of Theological Studies degree with an emphasis on ethics at Harvard University and the Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge.
Mitchell, on the other hand, performed clinical nursing for a number of years in Boston and Charlottesville, Virginia, before becoming an assistant professor of nursing at the University of Virginia School of Nursing. Between these two programs, Mitchell worked in Boston and Charlottesville.
Her research focuses on clinical ethics consultation and public participation in bioethics policies, with particular attention paid to issues pertaining to the end-of-life, assisted reproductive technologies, and resource allocation in relation to severe natural catastrophes or pandemics.
Nursing Ethics and Law, which she develops along with two other people, was the first ethics media product that she created in 1990. It was an instructive interactive computer videodisc. She has made six documentary videos, sometimes in collaboration with other people and sometimes with the filmmaker Ben Achtenberg, with whom she has collaborated for over 26 years.
Their 2002 video, Stanley, about ethical decisions in caring for a patient with end-stage renal failure was part of a 3-film documentary series and was awarded a 2004 Freddie award for medical media. Mitchel was an associate producer of the documentary film “Code Gray: Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing,” which was nominated for (but did not win) an Academy Award in 1984.
In this movie from 2003, titled “Everyday Choices,” a visiting nurse and an elderly patient grapple with moral dilemmas involving their diminishing capacities and increasing dependence on others. Mitchell serves as a consultant for The Refugee Media Project, which is organized by The Center for Independent Documentary, which is located in Boston as well.
- 1983, MNA Nursing Practice Award, Massachusetts Nursing Association (MNA).
- 1984 Academy Award nomination, short documentary Code Gray: Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing.
- 1985, MNA Image of the Professional Nurse Award – Christine I. Mitchell, Massachusetts Nursing Association (MNA).
- 2004, International Freddie Award for medical media.
- 2010, Living Legends in Massachusetts Nursing Award, American Nurses Association Massachusetts.
- 2018, Nursing Ethics Leadership Award, National Nursing Ethics Conference.
- 2018, President-Elect, Association of Bioethics Program Directors.
- Nursing ethics
- Patient Advocacy
- Philosophy of Healthcare
- Right to Science and Culture
Christine Mitchell Net Worth
His estimated net worth is $ 20 million.
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