Edward B. Goldman, J.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy
Associate Professor, UM Department of ObGyn Women's Hospital
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-0476
Office: (734) 764-2179; Fax: (734) 647-2781
Website(s): Health System Legal Office Attorneys and Staff
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
Edward Goldman is an Associate Professor in the University of Michigan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology where he works on issues of reproductive justice. From 1978 to January 2009 he was the Health Systems Attorney, University of Michigan. March, 2004 he was appointed Associate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for the University. He is also an Adjunct 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. Mr. Goldman is also President of the Michigan BioTrust for Health and Chair of the Michigan Certificate of Need Commission.
Mr. Goldman enjoys a diverse career combining law, ethics, public policy, teaching, writing, and community service. Mr. Goldman has written on a number of topics in the health care field. His writing covers such important areas 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, newborn screening 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.
HMP540: Legal Rules and Ethical Issues for Clinical Research
HMP 652 Health Law in the Executive Master's program
J.D., University of Michigan, 1968
B.A., Social Science, University of Michigan, 1965
Research Interests & Projects
Patient privacy, genetics, and ethical issues in medicine.
2001 - Present: Editor, BNA Journal on Research issues
Visiting Professor at Indiana University on teaching research ethics 2000-Present