Dr. Lauren Berninger is a Masters of Bioethics student at the Berman Institute. Lauren grew up in New York’s Hudson Valley and received her B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Peace Studies from Bucknell University. Following graduation, Lauren spent four years working for the Starlight Children’s Foundation in New York City and later went on to earn her medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Lauren is currently chief resident in Internal Medicine at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore where she actively serves on the hospital’s ethics committee. Her professional interests include medical education, incorporating humanism and humanities into medicine, ethical decision making at the end of life and moral distress in healthcare providers. Lauren plans to further specialize in Hospice and Palliative Medicine upon completion of her chief residency year.
- Medical education
- Incorporating humanism and humanities into medicine
- Ethical decision making at the end of life
- Moral distress in healthcare providers
- B.A., Political Science with a minor in Peace Studies, Bucknell University
- D.O., West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine