Hilary Mabel

Emory University Center for Ethics

Hilary Mabel is Bioethicist/Healthcare Ethicist in the Center for Ethics and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine at Emory University. Her areas of interest include healthcare ethics, professionalization of clinical ethics, moral distress, transgender care and bioethics, and reproductive ethics. Her work has been published in American Journal of Bioethics, Hastings Center Report, Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, The Journal of Clinical Ethics, and Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics.

Prior to moving into academia, Professor Mabel worked as a certified healthcare ethics consultant (HEC-C) and ethics fellowship director. Over her career, she has worked at 18 hospitals across two major health systems, ranging from rural community hospitals to urban quarternary care hospitals, and she has conducted over 1,000 ethics consultations. She received her JD from Harvard Law School and her BA summa cum laude from the University of Florida. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in advanced bioethics at the Cleveland Clinic. Prior to transitioning into bioethics, she practiced law.

Presentation (PPTX format): Parallels and Distinctions Between Abortion & Gender-Affirming Care Regulations (and Their Real World Impacts)