Jacob M Appel, MD, JD, MPH
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, New York, USA

Jacob M. Appel MD JD MPH is Director of Ethics Education in Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine and an emergency room psychiatrist in the Mount Sinai Health System. Jacob is the author of eighteen books of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, including a compendium of ethical conundrums drawn from medicine and healthcare (Who Says You're Dead?) His commentary on bioethics appears frequently in newspapers including the New York Times, Chicago Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He is co-chair of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry's Committee on Law & Psychiatry and a judge for the National Book Critics Circle Awards. More at: www.jacobmappel.com