April Dworetz

April Dworetz is a neonatologist, bioethicist, and assistant professor of Pediatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine. She did her medical training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Yale University. In addition, she has an MPH from Yale and an MA in bioethics from Emory. Her research focuses on the ethical implications of forgoing life-sustaining treatment for disabled people and educating healthcare professionals about disability. She teaches bioethics to medical students and fellows.

Dr. Dworetz has presented her work nationally at medical, disability, and ethics conferences as well as during a visiting professorship with Peter Singer at Princeton. She practices public scholarship including an Op Ed essay published in the New York Times. Regionally, she chairs the Bioethics Committee for the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and, nationally, she co-chairs the Rehabilitation and Disability Ethics Affinity Group of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.