Joseph J. Fins

Senior Research Scholar in Law and Solomon Center Distinguished Scholar in Medicine, Bioethics, and the Law


Dr. Joseph J. Fins is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and Solomon Center Distinguished Scholar in Medicine, Bioethics, and the Law at Yale Law School, the Dwight H. Terry Visiting Scholar in Bioethics at Yale University, and a Visiting Professor of the History of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine.

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Contact Information


Yale Law School

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520

Education & Curriculum Vitae


M.D., Cornell University, 1986

B.A., Wesleyan University, 1982

Courses Taught


Dr. Joseph J. Fins is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and Solomon Center Distinguished Scholar in Medicine, Bioethics, and the Law at Yale Law School, the Dwight H. Terry Visiting Scholar in Bioethics at Yale University, and a Visiting Professor of the History of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. At Weill Cornell Medical College, he serves as the E. William Davis, Jr. M.D. Professor of Medical Ethics and chief of the Division of Medical Ethics. He is the founding chair of the Ethics Committee of New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he serves as an attending physician and director of medical ethics. Dr. Fins is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and an honored member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Spain. He holds degrees from Cornell University Medical College and Wesleyan University.