Michael A. Grodin, M.D.

Michael Alan Grodin, M.D., is Professor of Health Law, Ethics and Human Rights at the Boston University School of Public Health and Professor in the Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights.

Dr. Grodin is Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. In addition, he is Director of the Project on Medicine and the Holocaust at the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, core faculty of Judaic Studies and a member of the Division of Religious Studies of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Grodin completed his B.S. degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, his M.D. degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, his postdoctoral and fellowship training at UCLA and Harvard, and has been on the faculty of Boston University for the past 34 years.

Four times named one of America’s Top Physicians, he has received 4 national Humanism in Medicine and Humanitarian Awards for “integrity, clinical excellence and compassion”, “outstanding humanism in medicine and integrity as a faculty member” and “compassion, empathy, respect and cultural sensitivity in the delivery of care to patients and their families.”

Dr. Grodin's primary areas of interest include: the relationship of health and human rights, medicine and the holocaust, and bioethics.