Lydia S. Dugdale, MD
Locations and Appointments
CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic
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About Lydia S. Dugdale, MD
Lydia Dugdale, MD, MAR (ethics), is the Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silberberg Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Director of the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. She also serves as Co-Director of Clinical Ethics at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
A practicing internist, Dr Dugdale moved to Columbia in 2019 from Yale University, where she previously served as Associate Director of the Program for Biomedical Ethics. Her scholarship focuses on end-of-life issues, the role of aesthetics in teaching ethics, moral injury, and the doctor-patient relationship. She edited Dying in the Twenty-First Century (MIT Press, 2015) and is author of The Lost Art of Dying (HarperOne, 2020), a popular press book on the preparation for death. Dr Dugdale attended medical school at the University of Chicago, completed residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and holds a MAR in ethics from Yale Divinity School.
- Internal Medicine
- Medical School: The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
- Internship: Yale-New Haven Hospital
- Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Leadership, Titles & Positions
- Associate Director of Clinical Ethics, NYP
- Director, Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
- Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silverberg Associate Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
- NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center