Professionalism & Ethics

The mission of the UH Center for Professionalism & Ethics is to provide readily accessible, practical and useful resources to medical professionals that improve and enhance providers' ability to provide compassionate and ethical care of the highest quality to the patients we serve and the most collegial environment for employees to function as a health care team.

Our mission reflects the greater UH mission: To Heal. To Teach. To Discover. 

  • To Heal: By incorporating humanistic, compassionate and patient/family-centered care 
  • To Teach: By sharing of information, skills and team-based collaboration 
  • To Discover: By evaluating the interventions offered through the center to develop best practices in the areas of professionalism, ethics and communication.

We invite you to explore the physician resources on to learn more. 

Susan Stagno, MD
Co-Director, UH Center for Professionalism & Ethics
Program Director, Adult Psychiatry
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Office: 216-844-1260

Barbara Daly, PhD, RN, FAANBarbara J. Daly, PhD, RN, FAAN
Co-Director, UH Center for Professionalism & Ethics
Clinical Ethicist
UH Cleveland Medical Center
The Gertrude Perkins Olivia Professor in Oncology Nursing
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
Office: 216-368-5994