16th dggö Annual Conference 2024,
Ethics and Economics in the Health Care System
March 4 and 5, 2024
Core Conference and local organization: Prof. Dr. Amelie Wuppermann
Program: Prof. Dr. Hendrik Schmitz#dggoe2024
+ Health Economics + Health Policy + Health Systems + Health Services +
Submission of Papers
2. October until 15. November 2023
Daniel Hausman, Rutgers University
Dr. Daniel M. Hausman is a Research Professor in the Center for Population–Level Bioethics (CPLB), Department of Health Behavior, Society and Policy at Rutgers University. He is also a faculty member within the Rutgers Department of Philosophy. Dr. Hausman was educated at Harvard, Cambridge, and Columbia Universities and taught at the University of Maryland, Carnegie-Mellon University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research addresses issues at the boundaries between economics and philosophy and currently focuses on the ethical appraisal of using cost-effectiveness information to guide health policy. Dr. Hausman is a co-founder of the journal Economics and Philosophy, and his most recent books are Valuing Health: Well-being, Freedom, and Suffering (2015), Economic Analysis, Moral Philosophy, and Public Policy (with Michael McPherson and Debra Satz, 3rd edition 2017), and How Health Care Can Be Cost-Effective and Fair (2023).
Kristina Orfali, Columbia Medical Center
Kristina Orfali is a Professor of Bioethics in Pediatrics at Columbia Medical Center, as well as a clinical ethicist and a member of the NY Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital Clinical Ethics Committee. Trained in France at the Ecole Normale Superieure and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, she holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. Before joining CUMC she has been an Assistant Professor in Medicine and Associate Director at the MacLean Center for Clinical Ethics at the University of Chicago and a Research Scholar at the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) at Columbia. Her research and publications span a variety of ethical issues. She has published work in a cross-cultural perspective on patient's hospital experiences, on clinician and family decision-making and on neonatal ethics. Her more recent work focuses on ethical dilemmas, subjective risk assessment and international variations in neonatal prognosis with a particular emphasis on the links between decision theory and empirical results. Finally, she has published several comparative papers (USA-Europe) on the ethical issues raised by patient ‘triage’ during the Covid-19 pandemic.