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Lisa Kay Anderson-Shaw

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Ethics, Loyola University Chicago
Chapter Member: Chicagoland SSN
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About Lisa

Anderson-Shaw is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, and Niehoff School of Nursing. She teaches graduate courses in nursing and bioethics. She has a BSN from Southern Illinois University, MSN from Indiana University (Advance Practice Nurse in Internal Medicine, Certified), MA from Loyola University Chicago (Philosophy/Bioethics), and DrPH in public health policy and administration from UIC School of Public Health. She received post-doctoral training in bioethics as a Fellow at the University of Chicago, MacLean Center Clinical Medical Ethics.


"Ethical Issues in Liver Transplantation" (with Scott J Cotler). UpToDate (2015).

Discusses the ethics of liver transplantation and donor organs.

"The Fiction of Futility: What to Do with Policy?" (with William Meadow, Hilary S. Leeds, and John J. Lantos). HEC Forum 17, no. 4 (2005): 294-307.

Addresses the topic of medical futility as fiction in light of legislation, policy, and practice.

"Evidence-Based Practice and Policy: ACGME Resident Duty Hours — More Harm than Help" (with Fred Arthur Zar). The American Journal of Politics 16, no. 9 (2016): 20-22.

Argues that the work-hour restrictions, especially during the overnight hours, hinder critical educational needs of the resident physician due to the lack of important follow-up patient information.