Ezekiel J. Emanuel is Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the university's vice provost for global initiatives and chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy.

From 2009 to 2011, Emanuel served as special advisor for health policy to the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget. Since 1997, he has been chair of the Department of Bioethics at The Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health and a breast oncologist. Emanuel was previously on the faculty at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Emanuel has also been a visiting professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UCLA, and New York University Law School. He was the Brin Professor at Johns Hopkins Medical School and the Kovitz Professor at Stanford Medical School.

Emanuel has written and edited nine books, including Reinventing American Health Care, and over 200 scientific articles. He is currently a columnist for The New York Times.

Last Updated: June 30, 2017