Mark Siegler (born June 20, 1941) is an American physician who specializes in internal medicine. He is the Lindy Bergman Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Chicago. , he is the Founding Director of the University of Chicago's MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. Siegler has practiced and taught internal medicine at the University of Chicago for more than 50 years.
In 2011, the Matthew and Carolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation presented an endowment of $42 million to the University of Chicago to create the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence. Siegler was appointed the Executive Director of the Institute.
Siegler has published more than 215 journal articles, 65 book chapters and five books. His textbook, co-authored with Al Jonsen and William Winslade, Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine, 8th Edition (2015), has been translated into eight languages and is widely used by physicians and health professionals around the world. His most recent book, co-edited with Laura Roberts, MD, is titled Clinical Medical Ethics: Landmark Works of Mark Siegler, MD.
Selected awards and honors
1996 - Chirone Prize, Accademia Nazionale di Medicina and the University of Bologna
1997 - Appointed Lindy Bergman Professor at the University of Chicago
2000 - Named Lindy Bergman Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago
2006 - 2010 Served on the Board of Trustees at Princeton University
2007 - Distinguished Service Award, Medical and Biological Sciences Alumni Association, University of Chicago
2010 - Received Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH)
2011 - Named Executive Director of the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence at the University of Chicago
2013 - The MacLean Center received the Cornerstone Award from the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities
2014 - Chosen to present the 25th Annual Coggeshall Lecture on medical ethics, Biological Science Division, University of Chicago
2015 - The John Conley Foundation Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Ethics.
2015 - Elected a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP)
2016 - Johns Hopkins Berman Institute Harvey M. Meyerhoff Leadership in Bioethics Award
- Jonsen AR, Siegler M, Winslade WJ. Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine. 8th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 2015.
- Roberts L, Siegler M, eds. Clinical Medical Ethics: Landmark Works and the Legacy of Mark Siegler, MD. New York: Springer, 2017.