Lydia S. Dugdale, MD

Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine
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Overview

Lydia Dugdale, MD, MAR (ethics), is the Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silberberg Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Director of the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. She also serves as Associate Director of Clinical Ethics at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

A practicing internist, Dugdale moved to Columbia in 2019 from Yale University, where she previously served as Associate Director of the Program for Biomedical Ethics. Her scholarship focuses on end-of-life issues, medical ethics, and the doctor-patient relationship. She edited Dying in the Twenty-First Century (MIT Press, 2015) and is author of The Lost Art of Dying (HarperOne, 2020), a popular press book on the preparation for death.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • General Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments

  • Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silberberg Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Assistant Attending

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
  • Associate Director of Clinical Ethics, NYP

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Internship: Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine