Edward Goldman, JD, is a full time faculty member in the University of Michigan Medical School Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology working in the Center for Reproductive Rights. He is also a Professor at the University Of Michigan School of Public Health where he teaches courses in health law and the legal and ethical aspects of research. He was head of the Health Systems Legal Office at the University of Michigan 1978 to 2009.
Mr. Goldman has written on a number of topics in the health care field, such as refusing treatment, informed consent for breast cancer therapy, consenting to blood transfusion, Jehovah Witnesses, medico-legal issues in pulmonary medicine, the law of emergency care in neonatal emergencies, and privacy issues. He has also published in the areas of genetics, wrongful birth, fetal versus maternal rights, medical education, and non-custodial parents' rights in their children's health care. He is a nationally known speaker on a wide variety of legal and ethical health care topics.
Mr. Goldman has served on multiple boards, as well as state and national legislative committees pertaining to legal issues and health care.
Edward B. Goldman has no personal financial relationship relevant to this activity.