Ehsan Shamsi

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EHSAN SHAMSI GOOSHKI, MD/PhD Medical Ethicist

Assistant Professor of Tehran University of Medical Sciences

e-shamsi@tums.ac.ir

ehsanshamsi713@gmail.com

 

Research Center for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine,

Tehran University of Medical Sciences

 No23, 16th Azar, Street, Keshavarz Boulevard,

Tehran, Iran

Tel: +98 21 66419661

Fax: +98 21 66480278

Postal Code: 1417633114

 

 

Current Appointments

Since 2014/Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Research Center for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine/ Director/ Tehran/Iran

Since 2014/Ministry of Health and Medical Education, National Research Ethics Committee/ Director/ Tehran/Iran

Since 2013/ Department of Medical Ethics, Islamic Republic of Iran Medical Council/Director/ Tehran, Iran

Since 2013/ Iranian Association for Ethics in Science and Technology/ Member of the Board of Directors/ Tehran, Iran

Since 2013/ Iranian Association for Medical Law/ Secretary/ Tehran, Iran

Since 2011/ Institute of Biomedical Ethics, University of Zurich/ Affiliated Research Fellow/ Zurich, Switzerland                                                                                          

 

 

Education

2008-2013/ Ph.D. Program/ Department of Medical Ethics, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran/ Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, USA/ Institute of Biomedical Ethics, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland/ Ph.D. Thesis:  Ethical, Legal and Jurisprudential Aspects of Do-Not- Resuscitate Orders in Health System of I.R.IRAN

1998 – 2005/ Medical Doctorate Degree (M.D)/ School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS)/ Shiraz, Iran/ M.D Graduation Project (Thesis): A Survey on the Relationship between SUMS Medical Students’ Morality and Behavior & Educational Status from   1995 to 2004

 

Honours and Awards

2013/ The 1ST Graduated of Medical Ethics Ph.D. Program in Iran/ Tehran, Iran

2012/ Top University Student/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences / Tehran, Iran

2011/ Top University Student/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences/ Tehran, Iran

2004/ Top University Student/ Shiraz University of Medical Sciences/ Shiraz, Iran

2003/ Top University Student/ Shiraz University of Medical Sciences/ Shiraz, Iran      

2002/ Top University Student/ Shiraz University of Medical Sciences/ Shiraz, Iran

1998/ The Rank of 60th in the National University Entrance Exam/ Sirjan, Iran

 

Professional Experience

 

2012-2014/ Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine & International Association of Islamic Bioethics Journal of Bioethics (Persian Language)/ Scientific director/ Tehran Iran 2011-2014/ Breast Cancer Research Center, Research Ethics Committee & Biomedical Ethics Department/ Secretary/ Tehran, Iran 2013-2014/ Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine, Department of Bioethics/ Director/ Tehran, Iran

May-December 2012/ Kennedy Institute of Ethics/ Research Scholar/Georgetown University/ Washington DC, USA

August 2011-March 2012/ Institute of Biomedical Ethics/ Visitor Ph.D. Fellow/ University of Zurich/ Zurich, Switzerland

2011/Department for Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights (ETH)/ Intern/ WHO (World Health Organization) Headquarters/ Geneva, Switzerland    

2011/National Symposium of Ethical Issues in Breast Cancer/ Scientific Secretary/ Iranian Academic Center for Education, Culture & Research/ Tehran, Iran                                                           

2010-2011/ The 3rd International Congress on Medical Law/ Executive Director/ Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine/ Tehran, Iran

2010-2011/ Division for Bioethics/ Director/ Ethics, Law & Standard Committee/ Biotechnology Development Council of I.R. Iran/ Tehran, Iran

2009-2011/ Clinical Ethics Committee/ Member/ Mofid Children Hospital/ Tehran, Iran

2010/ National Congress on Ethics & Law in Biotechnology/ Member of Scientific & Executive Committee/ Tehran, Iran

2008- 2012 / Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine/ Researcher & Executive Director/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences/ Tehran, Iran                                                                                                                                      

2006 – 2009/ Center for Technology Studies/ Part-time Consultant/ Sharif University of Technology/ Tehran, Iran                                                                               

2009-2010/ Sharif Advanced Technologies Incubator/ Part-time Consultant/ Sharif University of Technology/ Tehran, Iran                                                                           

2005 – 2008/ Kish International Campus/ Board of Directors &Executive Deputy/ Shiraz University of Medical Sciences/ Shiraz-Kish, Iran

2008/ International Congress on Implementation of WFME Standards in Curricula of Undergraduate Medical Education/ Member of Scientific & Executive Committee/ Kish, Iran

2005 –2008/ Department of Medical Ethics/ Part-time Teacher Assistant/ Shiraz University of Medical Science/ Shiraz, Iran

2004/ The 1st International Exhibition for Medical Education Institutions and Technologic Instruments/ Shiraz University of Medical Sciences/ Shiraz, Iran

2002 – 2004/ Culture & Art Center for Students/ Director/ Shiraz University of Medical Sciences/ Shiraz, Iran

2001 – 2004/ Poem and Story National Festival of Iranian Medical Students/ Executive Secretary / Ministry of Health and Medical Education/ Shiraz-Tehran, Iran

1998 – 2005/ Student Magazines/ Chairman, Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Board/ Shiraz University of Medical Sciences/ Shiraz, Iran

 

Published Papers, English

Mahmoud Abbasi, Ehsan Shamsi Gooshki, Neda Allahbedashti. Abortion in Iranian Legal System. Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol, February 2014; 13(1):71-84

 

Mahmoud Abbasi, Ehsan Shamsi Gooshki, Neda Allahbedashti, Raheleh Rezaee. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Its Ethical Aspects. Iranian Journal of Medical Ethics. 2012; 1(2). 62-83

 

Published Papers, Persian (Farsi)

Ladan Abbasian, Mahmoud Abbasi, Ehsan Shamsi Gooshki, Mohsen Naseri Rad, Somayyeh Abolghasemi: An Introductory Study on the Scientific Status of Spiritual Health and its Role in Disease Prevention, Quarterly of Medical Ethics,4:14,84-104

 

Maryam Akbari Lakeh, Ehsan Shamsi Gooshki, Mahmoud Abbasi, Spiritual Health in Iran Medical Education, Quarterly of Medical Ethics, 4:14,114-130

 

Mahmoud Abbasi, Fereidoon Azizi, Ehsan Shamsi Gooshki, Maryam Akbari Lakeh, Mohsen Naseri Dad. Conceptual Definition and Practical Using of Spiritual Health: A Methodological, Quarterly of Medical Ethics, 6:20,11-43

 

Hakimeh Mostafavi, Ehsan Shamsi Gooshki, Mahmoud Abbasi: Ethics in Health Turism, Quarterly of Bioethics,2:4,161-180

 

Fatemeh Javidan, Mohammad Sadegh Dehghan, Ehsan Shamsi Gooshki, Mahmoud Abbasi. Analyzing Kohlbergs’ Moral Development Theory According to Quranic Verses, Quarterly of Bioethics,2:6,12-39

 

Mahmoud Abbasi, Ehsan Shamsi Gooshki.Ethical Issues in Genetic Research, Quarterly of Medical Ethics,11:1,31-40

 

Mahmoud Abbasi, Ehsan Shamsi Gooshki: A Comparison between Islamic and Secular Biomedical Ethics: A Philosophic Approach, Quarterly of Bioethics,1:1,52-69

 

Unpublished Research Activities

2007/ Prevalence of Cheating Among Dentistry Students in Shiraz School of Dentistry/ Department of Medical Ethics/ Shiraz University of Medical Sciences/ Shiraz, Iran

2005/ A Survey on the Relationship between SUMS Medical Students’ Morality and Behavior & Educational Status from 1985 to 2004 (Thesis for MD Degree)/ Department of Medical Ethics/ Shiraz University of Medical Sciences/ Shiraz, Iran                                                                                  

                                                                                                                         

Research Projects

2012/ The Spiritual Health in End-of -Life Palliative Care:  Iranian Perspective/ Iran Academy of Medical Science

2012/ The Spiritual Health in Iran MD & Nursing Curriculum/ Iran Academy of Medical Science

2011/ A Survey on Theoretical & Philosophical Underpinnings of 4 –Principle Approach in Biomedical Ethics/

Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

2011/ Potential Influence of Shiite Religious Teachings of Goses on End-of-Life Decision-Making in Frail Elderly Patients/ Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

2011/ Spiritual Health in Iran Health System/ Iran Academy of Medical Science.

2011/ A Survey on Residents Shahid Beheshti Medical University Opinion about Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders/ Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

2010/ Comparative Study of Biomedical Research Ethics Codes-Guidelines & Recommendation of Appropriate Way for Ethical Supervision on Research Projects in Iranian Medical Universities/ Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

2010/ Required Components of Comprehensive Textbook of Research Ethics for Iranian Users (Persian)/ Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

2010/ Evaluation of Ethical Codes Implementation in Researches Done in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in 1383-1388/ Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

2009/ Cultural Activities in Iranian Universities/ The Research Center of Iran Parliament (Majlis)

2009/ A survey on Ethical, legal and Juridical Issues of Do-Not- Resuscitate (DNR) Orders in Health System of Islamic Republic of Iran/ Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

2009/ A Survey on Juridical, Ethical and Legal Issues of Biobanks in Health System of Islamic Republic of Iran/ Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

2009/ A Survey on Patient & Physician Mutual Rights/ Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

2009/ The Code of Ethics for AIDS & HIV/ Iranian Research Center for Ethics & Law in Medicine/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

 

Conference Presentations

2014/ The 5th National Congress of Military Medicine/ Invited Speaker/ Ethical Issues of Military Medicine: the Priorities in Iran/ Ahwaz, Iran

2014/ Professional Ethics Conference of Iranian Association of Consulting Engineers/ Invited Speaker/ The Ethics of Management and the Management of Ethics in Organizations/ Tehran, Iran

2014/ The 1st Comprehensive Congress of Medical Professionals/ Oral Presentation/ Ethics of Resuscitation/ Tehran, Iran

2014/ The Symposium of Environmental Ethics Education/ Invited Speaker/ Moral Motivation for Protecting Environment/ Tehran Iran

2014/ The 6th National Congress IRHRC, Reproductive and Infertility Updates/ Oral Presentation/ Accepting ARTs Request/ Tehran, Iran

2013/ The 6th  Congress of Sleep Disorders of Iranian Sleep Medicine Society/ Invited Speaker/ Ethical Issues in Sleep Medicine/ Tehran, Iran

2013/ The 1st Congress on Spiritual Health/ Oral Presentation/ Spiritual Care at the End-of-Life of Dying Patients/ Tehran Iran

2013/Basic and Clinical Neuroscience International Congress/ Invited Speaker/ The Main Ethical Debates in Contemporary Neuroscience/ Tehran, Iran

2013/ The 6th Iran Breast Cancer Congress/ Oral Presentation/ Ethical Issues of Forgoing Life-Sustaining Treatments/ Tehran, Iran

2013/ The 6th International Congress on Quality Improvement of Clinical Laboratories/ Oral Presentation/ Patients’ Rights in Iran Clinical Laboratories/ Tehran, Iran

2012/ International Congress on AIDS.HIV/ Oral Presentation/ Discrimination & Stigmatization in AIDS &HIV: Ethical-Legal Perspective/ Shiraz, Iran

2011/ National Symposiums of Ethical Issues in Breast Cancer / Oral Presentation/ Breaking Bad News: A 4-Princilple Approach/ Tehran, Iran                                      

2011/ Symposium on Ethical & Legal Aspects of Human Cloning/ Oral Presentation/ Ethical Issues in Human Reproductive and Therapeutic Cloning/ Tehran, Iran

2011/ The 5th Medical Ethics Annual Seminar of I.R.Iran Medical Council/ Oral Presentation/ Truth Telling in Medical Practice: A Comparative Review/ Tehran, Iran

2011/ The 3rd International Congress on Medical Law/ Oral Presentation/ Controlling Medical Professionals/ Kish Island, Iran                                                                            

2011/ The 2nd International Congress on Bioethics/ Oral Presentation/ Traffic Light in Bioethics: The Use of Moral Development Theories/ Tehran, Iran

2010/ The 1st National Congress on Medical Ethics/ Oral Presentation/ Ethical & Juridical & Legal Aspects of DNR Orders/ Tehran, Iran 

 

Workshop Lectures

2013/ Workshop on Clinical Ethics/ Iran Red Crescent Medical Centre/ Invited Lecturer/ Ethical Issues in Clinical Relationship/ Tehran, Iran

 

2013/ Workshop For Iraq Ministry of Health Officials/ Invited Lecturer/ Ethical Issues in Governing Health Sector at a National Level / Tehran, Iran

 

2013/ The Workshop for Upgrading Hospital Managers/ Shahid Beheshti Medical University/ Invited Lecturer/ Implementation of Ethics in Clinical Settings/ Tehran, Iran

 

2011/ The International Workshop on Genetic Applications in Human & Animal Health/ ICGEB & Basrah University/ Invited Lecturer/ Animals in Research: Ethical & Legal Issues/ Basrah, Iraq

 

2011/ Workshop on Research Ethics, Held by: National Research Institute of Tuberculosis & Lung Diseases/ Invited Lecturer/ Harm & Benefit in Medical Researches/ Tehran, Iran

 

Teaching

2009-2013/ 20 Credits of Various Lessons Including Medical Ethics for Medical Students, Ethics in Health Policy-Making for Ph.D. Candidates of Health Policy, Ethics in Medical Education for Ph.D. Candidates of Medical Education, Ethical Issues in Radiology and Radiotherapy for Bachelor Students, Research Ethics/ Schools of Medicine, Paramedical Sciences, University Education Development Center, International Branch/ Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences/ Tehran, Iran

            

2009/ Population, Health & Family Planning/ Faculty of Persian Literature & Foreign Languages/ Allame Tabatabae University/ Tehran, Iran                                                                                                                       

2008/ Population, Health & Family Planning/ Dentistry Students/ International Branch of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences/ Kish, Iran 

 

2006 – 2008/ Research Ethics, Theories of Medical Ethics, Clinical Ethics, Ethical Issues at the End-of-Life & Beginning-of-Life, Moral Development / School of Medicine/ Shiraz University of Medical Sciences/ Shiraz, Iran

 

Professional Membership

Since 2014/ Medical Ethics Department of Iran Academy for Medical Sciences

Since 2013/ Spiritual Health Department of Iran Academy for Medical Sciences

Since 2011/ International Association of Bioethics (IAB)

Since 2011/ National ISESCO Commission for Ethics in Science and Technology

Since 2011/ International Association for Islamic Bioethics

Since 2009/ Iranian Association for Medical Law

Since 2007/ Iranian Association for Ethics in Science and Technology

Since 2005/ I.R. Iran Medical Council

2000 – 2005/ Student Disciplinary Committee of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

 

Languages

English, Arabic, Persian (Farsi)