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Gary Stein

Gary
Lee
Stein

Professor, Wurzweiler School of Social Work

JD, New York Law School, 1985
MSW, Rutgers University, 1980
BA, Rutgers College, 1978

Gary L. Stein, JD, MSW, is an Associate Professor at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work – Yeshiva University, where has taught social policy, health care practice, palliative care, and health care ethics in the master’s and doctoral program since 2006. His interests include bioethics, palliative and end-of-life care, health care policy and practice, social policy, disability, elder care, and LGBT issues. Dr. Stein has been Vice Chair of the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network since 2006. He was awarded a Fulbright Specialist Program Award in 2010 at the Lancaster University, U.K. International Observatory for End of Life Care. He was a consultant on disability and health care planning for the RAND Corporation. Dr. Stein was formerly the Executive Director of New Jersey Health Decisions, where was responsible for developing projects to improve end-of-life care, promote more informed medical decision-making, and foster citizen involvement in healthcare and bioethics issues. He has been principal investigator of major end-of-life, palliative, and HIV care initiatives funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, the State of New Jersey, the Soros Foundation, the United Hospital Fund, and the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey. Dr. Stein is a recipient of the Project on Death in America’s Social Work Leadership Development Award and the 2011 Rose Dobrof Award (for his publication on LGBT elders and long-term care). Prior to his appointment with New Jersey Health Decisions, Dr. Stein was Project Director of the HIV Professional Development Project and the Palliative Care Leadership Development Program at the New York Academy of Medicine. He also taught at the Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education, the Kean University Department of Social Work, and Drew University Theological School. Dr. Stein received a Certificate in Bioethics and the Medical Humanities from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1998. He received his J.D. (cum laude) from New York Law School; M.S.W. (clinical practice) from the Rutgers University School of Social Work; and A.B. (psychology) from Rutgers College.

Health policy, social policy, bioethics, palliative and end-of-life care, health care decision-making

Rose Dobrof Award 2011, for scholarship in gerontological social work practice and policy. J. William Fulbright Faculty Specialists Program - Visiting Faculty, Lancaster University - International Observatory on End of Life Care, Summer 2010 Soros Foundation Network / Project on Death in America, Social Work Leadership Development Award, 2001

Stein, G.L., & Fineberg, I. C. (2013). Advance care planning in the USA & UK: A comparative analysis of policy, implementation, and the social work role. British Journal of Social Work, 43(2), 233-248, doi: 10.1093/bjsw/bct013. Stein, G.L., & Almack, K. (2012). Care near the end of life: The concerns, needs, and experiences of LGBT elders. In R. Ward, I. Rivers, & M. Sutherland (Eds.) Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ageing: Biographical approaches for inclusive care and support. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Stein, G.L., & Kerwin, J. (2011). Social work and bioethics: Enhanced resolution of ethical dilemmas and the challenges along the way. In T. Altilio, & S. Otis-Green (Eds.) Oxford textbook of palliative social work. (pp. 503-507). New York: Oxford University Press. Stein, G.L., & Kerwin, J. (2010). Disability perspectives on health care planning and decision-making. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 13(9), 1059-1064. Stein, G.L. (2010). Ashley’s case: The ethics of arresting the growth of children with serious disability. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, 9(2-3), 99-109. Stein, G.L., Beckerman, N.L., & Sherman, P.A. (2010). Lesbian and gay elders and long-term care: Identifying the unique psychosocial perspectives and challenges. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 53(5), 421-435. Stein, G.L. (2008). Providing palliative care to people with intellectual disabilities: Services, staff knowledge, and challenges. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 11(9), 1241-1248. Stein, G.L. (2008). Advance directives and advance care planning for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation electronic publication. Retrieved January 28, 2010, from http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2007/adacp.pdf. Stein, G.L., & Sherman, P.A. (2005). Promoting effective social work policy in end-of-life and palliative care. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 8(6), 1271-1281. Stein, G.L. (2004). Improving our care at life’s end: Making a difference. Health & Social Work, 29(1), 77-79. Stein, G.L., & Bonuck, K.A. (2001). Attitudes on end-of-life care and advance care planning in the lesbian and gay community. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 4(2), 173-190. Stein, G.L., & Bonuck, K.A. (2001). Physician-patient relationships among the lesbian and gay community. Journal of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, 5(3), 87-93.

Find Gary Lee Stein’s publications on YAIR: Yeshiva Academic Institutional Repository

glstein@yu.edu
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Fall 2018
Adv Topics in Law Soc Work
SWK 8109

 

Advis: Extended Prog
SWK 6520

 

Diss Prop Plan I
SWK 8911

 

Doctoral Advising
SWK 8950

 

Doctoral Research I
SWK 8971

 

Palliative Care: Adv. Illness
SWK 6825

 

Summer 2018
Doctoral Advising
SWK 8950

 

Spring 2018
Diss Prop Plan II
SWK 8912

 

Doctoral Advising
SWK 8950

 

Doctr Research II
SWK 8972

 

Legal Foundations of Soc Work
SWK 8809

 

Palliative Care: Adv. Illness
SWK 6825

 

Palliative Care: Adv. Illness
SWK 8825

 

Fall 2017
Adv Topics in Law Soc Work
SWK 8109

 

Diss Prop Plan I
SWK 8911

 

Diss Prop Plan II
SWK 8912

 

Doctoral Advising
SWK 8950

 

Doctoral Research I
SWK 8971

 

Doctr Research II
SWK 8972

 

LGBT Communities Thru Lifespan
SWK 6103

 

LGBT Communities Thru Lifespan
SWK 8103

 

Summer 2017
Doctoral Advising
SWK 8950

 

Spring 2017
Advis: Extended Prog
SWK 6520

 

Diss Prop Plan II
SWK 8912

 

Doctoral Advising
SWK 8950

 

Doctr Research II
SWK 8972

 

Legal Foundations of Soc Work
SWK 8809

 

Palliative Care: Adv. Illness
SWK 6825

 

Palliative Care: Adv. Illness
SWK 8825