Jack P. Freer, Co-Director

Jack Freer M.D. is a clinical professor, emeritus, and the co-director of the Romanell Center. He was the course director of IDM 701 (the required medical students' clinical ethics course) for 30 years. DUring that time, Freer has organized the Romanell Clinical and Research Ethics Seminars, as well as many other conferences and lecture series over the course of his career.

Jack Freer.

Jack Freer

Working Groups

  • Autonomy, Addiction, and Accountability
  • Clinical Ethics
  • Research Ethics


Pastel by Jack Freer.

Since retiring from clinical medicine, Jack Freer has been spending more time working on pastel painting. This image depicts a scene in Florence during a 1629-31 outbreak of bubonic plague.

Selected Publications

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