Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics

Responses and Dialogue

Furthering the Dialogue on Advance Directives and the Patient Self-Determination Act

Erich H. Loewya1, Lawrence P. Ulricha2, Miguel Bedollaa3, Robin Terrell Tuckera4 and Melvina McCabea5

a1 Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and an associate professor of Humanities (Ethics) at the University of Illinois at Chicago

a2 Department of Philosophy, University of Dayton, Ohio

a3 Department of Family Practice at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

a4 legal counsel for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Oakland, California, and was Program, Coordinator for the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program's compliance with the Patient Self-Determination Act

a5 Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, where she also completed a 2-year fellowship in Geriatrics