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Stephen Scher, PhD, JD, taught clinical medical ethics in HMS hospitals in the 1980s, spent several years at Yale Law School and Yale School of Management (teaching professional ethics and organizational behavior) in the 1990s, and joined the editorial staffs of the American Journal of International Law in 1999 and Harvard Review of Psychiatry in 2003. In 2016, he stepped down as senior editor of the American Journal. He is now in his fifteenth year as senior editor of the Harvard Review.
Dr. Scher contributes regularly to New Matilda, an Australian political affairs website. He has edited two books on professional ethics and written articles ranging over health care politics and policy, bioethics, mediation, dispute resolution, American politics, and (on the scientific side) conversion disorders, treatment of somatic symptoms, and attachment.
Swazey JP, Scher SR, eds. Whistleblowing in biomedical research. Washington, DC: President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research, 1982.
Swazey JP, Scher SR, eds. Social controls and the medical profession. Boston: Oelgeschlager, Gunn & Hain, 1985.
Scher S, Kozlowska K. Rethinking health care ethics. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.