Robert M Veatch


Emeritus Faculty
Senior Research Scholar, Kennedy Institute of Ethics Professor of Medical Ethics, Emeritus


Department of Philosophy
In the news

In the news

  • "The ethical issue that I think is being neglected is what is required by the standard of fairness or equity. So we don't want to just base our decision on how good the outcome will be. We want to treat everybody in a public system like a transplant system fairly." --Robert Veatch, professor of medical ethics at the Kennedy Institute for Bioethics, on the ethics concerning the allocation of organ transplants. Understanding the Organ Transplant Process March 29, 2012, The Diane Rehm Show