Carol R Taylor


Professor on the Educator Track
Senior Research Scholar, Kennedy Institute of Ethics Professor of Medicine and Nursing


Department of Professional Nursing Practice
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Carol Taylor is a founding member and previous director of the Center for Clinical Bioethics, a senior research scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, and professor in the Department of Medicine and in the School of Nursing & Health Studies at Georgetown University. Experienced in caring for chronically and critically ill patients and their families, Carol now works closely with health care professionals who are exploring the ethical dimensions of their practice. She lectures and writes on various issues in healthcare ethics and serves as an ethics consultant to systems and professional organizations. Her research interests include professional and organizational ethics and health care decision making.


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  • PhD () Georgetown University, Philosophy, with a concentration in bioethics
  • MSN () The Catholic University of America,