Michael J Redinger, MD
Co-Chief, Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law
Assistant Professor, Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Michael Redinger, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is also Co-Chief of the Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law.
Dr. Redinger is a graduate of University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana. He earned a master's degree in bioethics and health policy from Loyola University Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics in Chicago, Illinois, as well as a medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, also in Chicago. He completed a psychiatry residency with Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.
Dr. Redinger has particular interest in Catholic healthcare ethics and enjoys writing for a general audience. One piece of his writing intended for the general public is:
- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry)
Education and Training
- Residency 2015, Psychiatry, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
- MA 2011, Bioethics and Health Policy, Loyola University-Chicago
- MD 2011, Loyola University-Chicago
- BS 2007, Biological Sciencies, University of Notre Dame
- Medical Ethics
- Health Policy
- General Adult Psychiatry
Gibb T., Wasserman J.A., Redinger M. Responding to Unprofessional Behavior by Trainees-A "just Culture" Framework New England Journal of Medicine. 2020;382:773-777. doi: 10.1056/NEJMms1912591.
Gibb T.S., Redinger M.J., Crutchfield P., Fales W. Ethical Allocation of Remdesivir American Journal of Bioethics. 2020;20:84-86. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2020.1779395.
Redinger M. Enchantment in psychiatric medicine Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 2020;47 doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2019.10.003.
Redinger M., Fledderman N., Crutchfield P. An ethical framework to manage patient requests for medical marijuana Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2020;33:147-151. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2020.01.190216.
Redinger M.J., Gibb T.S. Counter-Transference and the Clinical Ethics Encounter: What, Why, and How We Feel during Consultations Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 2020;29:317-326. doi: 10.1017/S0963180119001105.
Crutchfield P., Gibb T., Redinger M., Livingstone J., Ferman D. The Conditions for Ethical Application of Restraints Chest. 2019;155:617-625. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.12.005.
Crutchfield P., Gibb T., Redinger M. Placebos and a New Exception to Informed Consent AJOB Neuroscience. 2018;9:200-202. doi: 10.1080/21507740.2018.1499680.
Redinger M., Crutchfield P., Gibb T., Longstreet P., Strung R. Conversion Disorder Diagnosis and Medically Unexplained Symptoms American Journal of Bioethics. 2018;18(5):31-33. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2018.1445317.
Redinger M., Gibb T., Westerman P. The Cautionary Tale of the Initial Widespread Foray Into Psychiatric Genetics American Journal of Bioethics. 2017;17(4):22-24. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2017.1284929.
Gibb T., Redinger M. Commentary: Clarifying medical decisionmaking - Who, how, and why? Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 2016;25(3):556-560. doi: 10.1017/S0963180116000219.
Meilaender G., Agich G., Thomas B.J.B., Moseley D., Nussbaum A., Clint Parker J., Redinger M. Christian bioethics would like to thank the following guest reviewers for their help during this past year Christian Bioethics. 2016;22:363-363. doi: 10.1093/cb/cbw016.
Redinger M., Gibb T. The Problem of Suffering in Psychiatric Nosology AJOB Neuroscience. 2016;7:175-176. doi: 10.1080/21507740.2016.1218388.
Redinger M.J., Longstreet P.L., Gibb T.S., Stryker H. In defense of prudence and the APA’s goldwater rule: A response to Kroll and Pouncey Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 2016;44:407-408.
- Catholic end-of-life ethics after Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans. Redinger M, Michigan State Medical Society 23rd Annual Conference on Bioethics, Ann Arbor,Michigan, 11/2019