Ezekiel J. Emanuel


Curriculum Vitae Highlights


1984-1989  PhD, Political Philosophy, Harvard University

1981-1988  MD, Harvard Medical School

1979-1981  MSc, Biochemistry, Exeter College, Oxford University

1975-1979  BA, Chemistry, Amherst College

Recent Administrative Experience


Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor and Penn Integrates Knowledge (PIK) Professor

Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania

Chair, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Professor, Perelman School of Medicine and The Wharton School


Special Advisor for Health Policy to the Director, Office of Management and Budget


Chair, Clinical Center Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health

Current Positions

Senior Fellow: Center for American Progress

Op-Ed Contributor: The New York Times

Member: Council on Foreign Relations

Fellow: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Senior Fellow: Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania

Postdoctoral Training

1990-1992  Fellow in Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

1990-1992  Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1989-1990  Resident in Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA

1988-1989  Intern in Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA

1987-1988  Fellow in Ethics and the Professions, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Medical Certification

Massachusetts Medical License 1994

Diplomate in Medical Oncology 1994, American Board of Internal Medicine

Diplomate in Internal Medicine 1991, American Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and Honors

2010   Honorary Fellow Royal Society of Medicine

2010   Malaria Vision Award, Malaria No More Organization

2009   Honorary Degree Union Graduate College

2008   ASCO Statesman Award

2007   President’s Medal for Social Justice, Roosevelt University

2005   John Mendelsohn Award, M.D. Anderson

2004   Member of Institute of Medicine

2004   Clinical Center Director’s Award, NIH

2002   Member of Association of American Physicians

2003   American Society of Clinical Oncology Public Service Award

2000   Clinical Center Director’s Award, NIH

1996   Hippocrates Magazine Ethicist of the Year

1994   Baruj Benacerraf Clinical Investigator Award, DFCI

1993   Hans Rosenhaupt Memorial Book Award, Honorable Mention

1993   Fulbright Scholarship (refused)

1992   American Cancer Society Career Development Award

1990   AMA Burroughs Wellcome Leadership Award

1989   Toppan Dissertation Prize

1987   Fellow, Program in Ethics and the Professions

1987   Social Science Dissertation Award

1987   National Graduate Fellows Program

1986   Charlotte Newcombe Fellowship

1986   Josephine de Karman Scholarship

1986   National Graduate Fellows Program

1986   Danforth Teaching Award

1985   Danforth Teaching Award

1981   Amiel Jackson Fellowship

1980   Amiel Jackson Fellowship

1979   Forris Jewett Moore Fellowship in Chemistry

1979   Phi Beta Kappa

1979   Bancroft Prize – Speaking