Megan Applewhite, M.D., M.A., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Megan Applewhite is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery and Center for Ethics Education and Research at Albany Medical College, Albany, N.Y. She is also a Consultant Bioethicist for the Department of Defense Medical Ethics Center (DMEC).
Dr. Applewhite is the Director of the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College and holds the John A. Balint, M.D., Chair of Medical Ethics in the College. She is a board-certified General Surgeon and is fellowship trained in Endocrine Surgery. Her undergraduate degree is in African American Studies from the University of Chicago and her medical degree is from Albany Medical College. She completed her General Surgery Residency at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center and her Endocrine Surgery training at the University of Chicago. She also completed a fellowship in Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago MacLean Center for Medical Ethics.
Her research interests include surgical ethics education, health care of the incarcerated patient population, utilization of limited resources, and quality of life after thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
*Non-financial relationship: No non-financial relationships have been disclosed.