Siri Færden Westbye

Doctoral Research Fellow - Centre for Medical Ethics
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Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts hus 0450 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 OSLO

Academic interests

Geriatric medicine and medical ethics. In particular, I am interested in how to promote patient autonomy and elderly people´s right to make decisions about their medical care at the end of life. Apart from my research, I work as a resident doctor in the Department of General Internal Medicine at Lovisenberg Hospital.

Teaching

Students at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Oslo.

Background

M.D. and sociologist, former journalist for Aftenposten.

Appointments

Representative for medical ethics in the working group designated by the Norwegian Directorate of Health to investigate how and if to re-examine women´s previous screening tests in the two national cancer screening programs for cervical cancer and breast cancer. 

Partners

Ethics in Health care, Centre for Medical Ethics, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine

National Network for Advance care planning in Norway

The Norwegian Directorate of Health

Published Jan. 23, 2020 10:28 AM - Last modified Feb. 11, 2020 12:11 PM