Union Graduate College, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Dan Patrone, Ph.D. held a bioethics internship at the NIEHS under the direction of Dr. David B. Resnik through the Summers of Discovery Program. Dr. Patrone has a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Albany and is enrolled in a master’s program in bioethics at Union Graduate College/Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Patrone participated in a weekly seminar, attended ethics committee meetings, met with bioethics professors, and assisted Dr. Resnik with several projects, including a study of the discussion of alternatives to research participation in informed consent documents, an investigation of the misconduct policies of social sciences journals, and an analysis of ethical and policy issues relating to rationing of ventilators during pandemics.