Leonard M. Fleck
Leonard Fleck's interests focus on medical ethics, health care policy, priority-setting and rationing, and reproductive decision-making. He explores the role of community dialogue (rational democratic deliberation) in addressing controversial issues of ethics and public policy related to emerging genetic technologies.
Just Genetics: The Ethical Challenges of Personalized Medicine. In: Rhodes R, Battin M, Silvers A, eds. Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care; 2nd edition. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2012.
Whoopie Pies, Super-Sized Fries: "Just" Snacks? "Just" Des(s)erts? Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 2012: 21(1): 5-19.
Just Caring: Defining a Basic Benefit Package. Journal of Medicine & Philosophy. 2011: 36(6): 589-611.
Just Caring: Health Care Rationing, Terminal Illness, and the Medically Least Well-Off. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. 2011: 39(2): 156-71.
Just Caring: Health Care Rationing and Democratic Deliberation. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2009.
Fleck LM. The costs of caring: Who pays? Who profits? Who panders? Hastings Center Report. May-June 2006; 36(3): 13-17.
Selected Achievements and Awards
University Distinguished Faculty Award
Distinguished Faculty Award, College of Human Medicine
Elected Fellow of The Hastings Center