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David Fleming, MD

Professor of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, MU Center for Health Ethics

Clinical Profile

Clinical and Research Interests

General Internal Medicine, Palliative/End of Life Care, Medical Ethics

Contact Information

E-mail:  flemingd@health.missouri.edu
Department: Medicine
Office Phone: (573) 884-2013
Office Address: DC043.00, 1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO

Appointments

  • Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Director, MU Center for Health Ethics

Board Certifications

  • Certification in Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2002
  • Certified Provider in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 1998
  • ECG EXAM Certification - American College of Cardiology, 1996
  • Fundamental Critical Care Support Provider - Society of Critical Care Medicine, 1994
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, 1980
  • Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, 1977

Councils & Committees

  • Missouri Professional Services Payment Committee (Gubernatorial appointment)
  • MOHealthNet Chronic Care Improvement Program Quality Improvement Council
  • Standards of Care for Pandemic and Mass Casualty
  • Contributing editor, Missouri Medicine Editorial Board
  • Member, Missouri Chapter of the American College of Physicians

Fellowship

  • Fellowship in Primary Care Research, Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Residency

  • Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri

University Activities

  • The Missouri 100, University President's Advisory Group
  • Data Safety Monitoring Committee, School of Medicine
  • Faculty Professionalism Committee, Co-Chair
  • Health Professionals for Quality Care, Student Organization, Faculty Advisor
  • Fellow, Center for Excellence on Aging
  • Quality, Patient Safety, and Education Group
  • Organizational Ethics and Patient Rights Committee
  • UMHC Clinical Ethics Committee, Co-Chair
  • Resident Policy Scholar, Center for Health Care Quality
  • Perez-Mesa Lectureship Committee, Co-Chair
  • Center for Health Policy Affiliate
  • Palliative Care Committee
  • Medical Student Professionalism Committee, Faculty Advisor

Honors & Awards

  • Jane Hickman Excellence in Teaching Award, 2010
  • Order of Socrates II, Office of Medical Education, University of Missouri School of Medicine, recognizing excellence in teaching, 2008
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Graduate Student Association of the Department of Health Management and Informatics, University of Missouri School of Medicine, 2008
  • Evergreen Award for innovative student involvement activities, as Governor, Missouri Chapter of the American College of Physicians, 2008
  • Chapter Excellence Award, as Governor, Missouri Chapter of the American College of Physicians, 2008, 2009
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society, 2006
  • Outstanding Presentation Award, Introduction to Patient Care, Block 8, Office of Medical Education, University of Missouri School of Medicine, 2005
  • Responsible Conduct of Research Training Award, University of Missouri, Graduate School, 2005
  • Excellence in Clinical Education Award, Medical Student Affairs Council, University of Missouri School of Medicine, 2004
  • International Catherine Pouget Award, MAPI Research Institute, for research in telehospice and end of life care, 2003
  • Order of Socrates, Office of Medical Education, University of Missouri School of Medicine, recognizing excellence in teaching, 2003
  • Prince Charitable Trust Scholar in End of Life Care, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 2000
  • Physician's Recognition Award, American Medical Association, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1990, 1992, 1996, 1999, 2002, 2005

Memberships

  • American Telemedicine Association
  • American Society of Bioethics and Humanities
  • Boone County Medical Society, Member
  • American College of Physicians, Fellow
  • Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Associate
  • Missouri State Medical Association
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Missouri Chapter of the American College of Physicians

Publications

  • Moparty, Eswar and David A. Fleming. Conducting Randomized Clinical Trials Ethically: Expanding the Concepts of Clinical Equipoise. Ann Behav Sci Med Ed. 2009;

  • Blanner, Chris, David A. Fleming, and James D. Campbell. Speaking up in a Short White Coat: How Isolation, Fear and Uncertainty Empower Student Silence. Academic Medicine. 2009; (In Consideration)

  • Phillips, Win and David A. Fleming. Ethical Concerns in the Use of Electronic Medical Records. Missouri Medicine 2009; (In Press)

  • Fleming, David A. and Don Reynolds. Ethical Human-Research Protections: Universal but Not Uniform. Am J Bioethics. 2008;8(11):1-2

  • Fleming, David A. and Don Reynolds. Being Directly Responsive and Accountable to Human-Research Participants: a response to "Strangers at the Benchside." Am J Bioethics. 2008;8(3):1-2

  • Levine, Mark, Matthew K. Wynia, Paul M. Schyve, J. Russell Teagarden, David A. Fleming, Sharon King-Donahue, Ron J. Anderson, James Sabin, and Ezekiel J. Emanuel. Improving Access to Health Care: A Consensus Ethical Framework to Guide Proposals for Reform. Hastings Center Report. 2007;37(5):14-19

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