Edward Lowenstein
Edward Lowenstein, M.D.
Henry Isaiah Dorr Distinguished Professor of Research and Teaching in Anaesthetics and Anaesthesia

Dr. Lowenstein is Henry Isaiah Dorr distinguished professor of anesthesia and professor of medical ethics. He spent three decades as a cardiac anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) before serving as anesthetist-in-chief at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. After taking the Division of Medical Ethics fellowship in 1997–98, he returned to the MGH Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care as provost. He has edited a book on the enduring contributions of Henry K. Beecher to medicine, science, and society and teaches Harvard Medical School students several courses stressing ethics, professionalism, and end-of-life care. His present research interests are in access to medical care, socioeconomic determinants of health, and the relative importance of socioeconomic status and medical care to health status. In 2005, Dr. Lowenstein received the William Silen Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award from Harvard Medical School.

Reducing the Incidence of Substance Use Disorders in Anesthesiology Residents: 13 Years of Comprehensive Urine Drug Screening.
Authors: Authors: Fitzsimons MG, Baker K, Malhotra R, Gottlieb A, Lowenstein E, Zapol WM.
Anesthesiology
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Redefining physicians' role in assisted dying.
Authors: Authors: Angell M, Lowenstein E.
N Engl J Med
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Random drug testing to reduce the incidence of addiction in anesthesia residents: preliminary results from one program.
Authors: Authors: Fitzsimons MG, Baker KH, Lowenstein E, Zapol WM.
Anesth Analg
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"Harry, I hardly knew ye".
Authors: Authors: Lowenstein E.
Int Anesthesiol Clin
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Defining brain death: motivations and future directions.
Authors: Authors: Lowenstein E.
Int Anesthesiol Clin
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The birth of opioid anesthesia.
Authors: Authors: Raja SN, Lowenstein E.
Anesthesiology
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Black and white and read all over: the human genome.
Authors: Authors: Alston TA, Lowenstein E.
Crit Care Med
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Cardiac anesthesiology, professionalism and ethics: a microcosm of anesthesiology and medicine.
Authors: Authors: Lowenstein E.
Anesth Analg
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Effect of site of venous protamine administration, previously alleged risk factors, and preoperative use of aspirin on acute protamine-induced pulmonary vasoconstriction.
Authors: Authors: Comunale ME, Maslow A, Robertson LK, Haering JM, Mashikian JS, Lowenstein E.
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
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The U.S. Attorney General's intrusion into medical practice.
Authors: Authors: Lowenstein E, Wanzer SH.
N Engl J Med
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