Ethics Center staff provides a variety of services within Memorial
Medical Center and Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of
Medicine. Services include case consultation, education/conferences, and
The Clinical Ethics Center was created in response to the increasing importance of ethics to the daily work of the Medical Center. This importance is reflected in the steady increase in requests for ethics consultations that the Human Values and Ethics Committee has received, the increased emphasis on patient rights in the Joint Commission's accreditation guidelines, and in the significant structural changes health care is currently experiencing.
Visit Memorial Medical Center Clinical Ethics Center website to learn more.