Siddhesh Joshi

David Orentlicher

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Alma mater  Harvard University
Spouse  Judy Orentlicher
Religion  Jewish
Political party  Democratic Party
Name  David Orentlicher
Succeeded by  Ed DeLaney
Role  Educator

David Orentlicher mediajrncomimagesOrentlicherDavid354jpg
Occupation  physician, attorney, educator
Residence  Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Education  Harvard Law School, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University
Books  Two Presidents Are Better, Health Care Law and Ethics, Matters of Life and Death: M, The Law of Health Care Fina, Bioethics and Public Health La

David orentlicher 7th district forum pt 1

David Orentlicher is an educator, physician, attorney, and an American politician. He is a member of the Democratic Party and is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Law and Health at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He also teaches at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He teaches courses in health care law, constitutional law, trusts and estates, and legal ethics, and he serves as an ethics consultant at Methodist, University, and Eskenazi Hospitals. Orentlicher also has held visiting or adjunct teaching positions at Princeton University, the University of Chicago Law School, University of Iowa College of Law, and Northwestern University Medical School.


David Orentlicher httpsmckinneylawiuedufacultystaffimagesdo

David orentlicher s closing statement

Life and career

Orentlicher graduated from Harvard Medical School and then completed an internship in internal medicine. After practicing as a family physician, he returned to Harvard Law School for his Juris Doctor. After clerking on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, he practiced law for two years before joining the American Medical Association, where he served as Ethics and Health Policy Counsel and directed the AMA's division of medical ethics. While there, he drafted the AMA's first ever Patients' Bill of Rights, guidelines for physician investment in health care facilities that were incorporated into federal law, and guidelines on gifts to physicians from industry that have become the industry standard and a standard recognized by the federal government. He helped develop many other positions—on end-of-life matters, organ transplantation, and reproductive issues—that have been cited by courts and government agencies in their decision-making. He is a member of the American Law Institute and a fellow of the Hastings Center, an independent bioethics research institution.

A resident of Indianapolis, Orentlicher and his wife Judy have two children, son, Cy, and daughter, Shayna. They belong to Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, where the couple have taught religious classes and Orentlicher has served on the board of directors.

Legislative work

Rep. Orentlicher served in the Indiana House from 2002 to 2008. He represented the 86th House District, which consisted of a northern portion of Indianapolis in Marion County and a small portion of Carmel in Hamilton County.

Committee membership

Rep. Orentlicher served as Committee Chair for the Small Business & Economic Development Committee and as a member of the Insurance Committee and the Technology, Research, & Development Committee.


David Orentlicher Wikipedia

Similar Topics
Ohm Krüger
Murray Brennan
Alex Sink