U.S. Court of Appeals Rejects Constitutional Challenge to Uniform Determination of Death Act
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has rejected a constitutional challenge to the Uniform Determination of Death Act (UDDA). The court did not reach the merits, but decided the case on standing.After a long series of court challenges in va... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 19, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Conversation with Diane Rehm about Her New Book, " When My Time Comes – Exploring the Option of Medical Aid In Dying "
Join End of Life Choices New York on October 7, 2020, for a conversation with Diane Rehm about her new book, When My Time Comes – Exploring the Option of Medical Aid In Dying. (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 18, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Michigan Resolution Affirming Right of Patients and Families to Direct Health Care Decisions
This week, the Michigan House of Representatives introduced Resolution 314: A resolution to affirm the right of patients and families to direct health care decisions. Among other things, the Resolution addresses medical futility conflicts:Whe... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 18, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

International commission: go slow with heritable human genome editing
The international commission on heritable human genome editing (HHGE), formed by the US National Academies of Medicine and Science and the Royal Society of Great Britain, has issued it report.  The 224-page report is freely available for reading here, and a summary news report can be accessed here. The upshot:  not too fast.  The commission’s … Continue reading "International commission: go slow with heritable human genome editing" (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 18, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Jon Holmlund Tags: Genetics Health Care Stem Cells abortion bioethics biotechnology enhancement human dignity reproduction syndicated Source Type: blogs

Hot Topics: Cool Talk – Medical Aid in Dying
Join me on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Central for Hot Topics: Cool Talk - Physician Assisted Suicide. I will debate John B. Kelly, Director of Second Thoughts MA: Disability Rights Advocates Against Assisted Suicide and New Englan... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 18, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Doctor Performs Hysterectomies on Immigrant Detainees
by Craig Klugman In a startling whistleblower report, Dawn Looten who is a licensed nurse practitioner at the Irwin County (GA) Detention Center (ICDC) stated that patients were denied COVID tests, medical records were altered and destroyed, and most disturbingly, that a very high number of hysterectomies were performed on detained immigrant women who may not have understood what was being done to them. Nurse Wooten is represented in this matter by the Government Accountability Project and Project South which spoke to others with knowledge of the prison.… (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 17, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Craig Klugman Tags: Featured Posts Gender Disparities Informed Consent Justice Professionalism Reproductive Ethics Social Justice Vulnerable Populations Source Type: blogs

Black Women Can ’t Breathe
Years before George Floyd begged to be released from under the knee of Officer Derek Chauvin, Barbara Dawson, a 57-year-old Black woman, died begging a police officer, John Tadlock, not to remove her oxygen mask. Her death occurred right outside the Calhoun Liberty Hospital in Blountstown, Florida, shortly before Christmas in 2015. The post Black Women Can’t Breathe appeared first on The Hastings Center. (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 17, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Susan Gilbert Tags: Health Care Barbara Dawson George Floyd Hastings Bioethics Forum Health and Health Care racism syndicated Source Type: blogs

Self-Chosen End of Life: 45 Years of Euthanasia in the Netherlands
The summer issue of the Dutch Journal of Medicine focuses on the self-chosen end of life (het zelfgekozen levenseinde). The articles discuss how euthanasia has developed in the Netherlands since 1975. The first few articles distinguish two types o... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 17, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Medical bankruptcy, personal luck and a national sin
By Tarris Rosell, PhD, DMinRosemary Flanigan Chair at the Center for Practical BioethicsProfessor of Pastoral Theology—Ethics & Ministry Praxis, Central Baptist Theological SeminaryClinical Professor, School of Medicine, University of Kansas Medica... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 16, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Practical Bioethics Tags: Health Care Affordable Care Act depression healthcare costs Medicaid Medicare syndicated Source Type: blogs

Cryogenization: Live Twice
Newly available on Netflix is ​​“Cryogenization: Live Twice.” A Thai scientist and his family decide to cryogenize their baby, a girl with a terminal illness, with a view to reviving her in the distant future, when there is a cure for her ailment.... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 16, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Bioethics is Having A Moment, Is Burn Out Next?
by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. Burn-out is a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It is characterized by three dimensions: feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion; increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to one’s job; and reduced professional efficacy. – WHO, ICD 11 For the last six months, faculty have been under extraordinary pressure. In my own case, we were given 48 hours to transition to online finals to end one quarter and then had 10 days to move from planned in-person c...
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 16, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Craig Klugman Tags: Featured Posts professional ethics burnout Source Type: blogs

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Promoting Social Justice in Academic Institutions
As part of the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education‘s Advancing Health and Social Justice Web Series, Dr. Faith Fletcher and Dr. Jonathon Rendina led a panel last week (Wednesday, September 9th) on “Promoting Social Justice in Academic Institutions,” moderated by Fordham’s Dr. Selin Gulgoz, assistant professor of psychology. Both Drs. Fletcher and Rendina are alumni […] (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 15, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Ethics and Society Tags: Health Care Social Justice #blackintheivory #BlackLivesMatter #citeblackwomen #shutdownacademia #shutdownSTEM anti-racism Celia B. Fisher Center for Ethics Education Contemporary Ethical Issues Faith Fletcher Fordham University Cen Source Type: blogs

Everyone should support abortion-free vaccines
by Mark Christopher Navin, PhD; Michael Redinger, MD, MA Some leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates—including those being developed by Oxford University/AstraZeneca and Moderna—use fetal cell lines derived from abortions. Other candidate COVID-19 vaccines do not, for example those being developed by Sanofi Pasteur and GlaxoSmithKline. We do not know which, if any, of the candidate COVID-19 vaccines will be successful. Prominent Catholic and pro-life voices in the US and elsewhere have objected to the development of vaccines with materials derived from aborted fetuses, but few people ou...
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 15, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Blog Editor Tags: Featured Posts Politics Public Health Reproductive Ethics #covid19 #diaryofaplagueyear COVID-19 fetal cells religion vaccines Source Type: blogs

‘Challenge studies’: Should we be testing COVID vaccines by intentionally infecting volunteers?
To those who’ve never thought about volunteering to be intentionally infected to test a vaccine, the idea may at first seem a bit bonkers. But such “challenge” studies not only have a rich history, but nearly 40,000 people have already checked the box ... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 15, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Bioethics Today Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

It is Possible to Shop for Healthcare Bargains if You Can Access Them
Are you one of the many Americans facing potentially high healthcare costs? If you have a high deductible health plan, or even a medium deductible one; if you are expected to fork over substantial copays for medical care—I’ve got good news for you. The... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 15, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Peter Ubel Tags: Health Care health care cost healthcare costs Peter Ubel syndicated Source Type: blogs

More Lawsuits for End of Life Unwanted Medical Treatment
As I described in a series of articles, plaintiffs have been filing more lawsuits when hospitals administer treatment contrary to advance directives and other expressed instructions & wishes. And many of these cases are being resolved in their favo... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 15, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

In Memoriam: David Rothman
by Anil Rustgi, MD and Rita Charon, MD PhD  Dr. David J. Rothman, the Bernard Schoenberg Professor of Social Medicine and Director of the Division of Social Medicine and Professionalism in the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics at Columbia University, an internationally renowned social and medical historian, died on August 30, 2020, at his home after a long cancer illness.  Dr. Rothman received his B.A. in History from Columbia in1958 and his Ph.D. in History from Harvard in 1964. He returned to Columbia and rose to the rank of Professor of History by 1971.… (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 14, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Blog Editor Tags: Featured Posts In Memoriam Source Type: blogs

Another Netherlands Court Approves Euthanasia by Advance Directive
Last month, a Regional Health Care Disciplinary Court in Amsterdam dismissed (also here) a complaint against a physician who administered euthanasia to a patient with dementia. A Regional Euthanasia Review Committee (RTE) had earlier conclude... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 14, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Father Sues Hospital and OPO for " Overzealous " Death Determination and Organ Procurement
In November 2017, 26-year-old Brittany O'Connor was admitted to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, California after a suicide attempt by strangulation. She was subsequently declared dead on neurological criteria. Brittany's mother consen... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 13, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Preserving Patient Dignity (Formerly Patient Modesty) Volume 113
This is the misunderstanding that I agree, at times, is an unfortunate consequence of treatment of patients by all phases of the medical profession.  This sick patient may need to be "fluffed" as part of effective treatment for the underlying dise... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 12, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Maurice Bernstein, M.D. Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Alain Cocq Abandons VSED / FVNF / Sterbefasten
Voluntarily stopping eating and drinking (VSED) can be a comfortable and peaceful way to hasten one's death. One usually dies within 10 to 14 days. But while not essential it is important to have support from experienced palliative care clinicians.Appa... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 12, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Statement of Support for the FDA
The Working Group on Compassionate Use and Preapproval Access (CUPA), a project of the NYU Grossman School of Medicine Division of Medical Ethics The undersigned are members of a multidisciplinary group comprising bioethicists, clinicians, patient advocates, and representatives from industry and law who for the past seven years have been studying the ethical issues surrounding access to medical products before they have received regulatory approval. We support the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an institution and are concerned that its dedicated staff are facing a historically unprecedented threat ...
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 12, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Blog Editor Tags: Featured Posts Health Regulation & Law Human Subjects Research & IRBs Pharmaceuticals Uncategorized FDA Source Type: blogs

Living through the Pandemic in New Zealand
In New Zealand we have been saved from the worst devastations of Covid-19 by a firm government, courage and care for one another, and our geographic “moat.” With the recent minor surge of cases, our government has, once again, encouraged us to respond as a team of 5 million. We have been guided by the slogan “Be kind.” The post Living through the Pandemic in New Zealand appeared first on The Hastings Center. (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 11, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Susan Gilbert Tags: Ethics Health Care COVID-19 deontology disability Hastings Bioethics Forum New Zealand solidarity syndicated utilitarianism Source Type: blogs

California Federal Court Orders UCLA to Treat Dead Girl
Earlier this summer, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California issued a temporary restraining order against UCLA preventing clinicians from removing organ-sustaining treatment from 14-year-old Summer Medford.Summer, who had long su... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 11, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Are Clinicians Providing Less Inappropriate Critical Care Than Five Years Ago?
Few medical centers have studied potentially inappropriate ICU treatment as much as UCLA. In their latest publication (in Journal of Critical Care) researchers report that "over five years the proportion of patients perceived to be receiving ... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 10, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Fair Compensation for Rare Vaccine Harms
As multiple Covid vaccine candidates enter clinical trials and hopefully move closer to approval, one important unanswered question is how to compensate the rare cases of serious vaccine harm. The post Fair Compensation for Rare Vaccine Harms appeared first on The Hastings Center. (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 9, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Susan Gilbert Tags: Health Care Research Ethics compensataion COVID-19 harms Hastings Bioethics Forum Health and Health Care syndicated vaccines Source Type: blogs

15th International Conference on the Social Context of Death, Dying and Disposal
The Association for the Study of Death and Society (ASDS) will hold the 15th International Conference on the Social Context of Death, Dying and Disposal in Manchester from September 1-4, 2021. The conference will feature speakers from more th... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 9, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Some Questions for the University of Oxford about their Covid-19 Advice
Written by University of Oxford DPhil Student, Tena Thau   Yesterday, Oxford sent out an email to students, informing us that we would be asked to sign this Covid-19 Student Responsibility Agreement, before the start of term in October. The email also linked to some further Covid-19 guidance. Here are some questions that I had, […] (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 9, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Practical Ethics Tags: Health Care Coronavirus; Pandemic; Ethics; Public Health public discourse syndicated Tena Thau's posts Source Type: blogs

Medical Aid in Dying and Integrative Medicine Symposium
This virtual symposium on October 3, 2020, is designed to increase awareness of the latest end of life interventions, including medical aid in dying in California, advances in evidence-based prescribing practices and more.OBJECTIVES1. Create more aware... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 9, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Informed Consent: Legal Duties to Discuss Costs of Treatment
Three years ago, I wrote a short article arguing that physicians have a duty to disclose the costs of treatment, especially when those costs are very high. Newer legal developments have made the case even stronger. One example is a new regulation&... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 8, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

The NFL is back!
As we observe another Labor Day, our annual transition from the heat of summer to the cool breezes of autumn, it is refreshing to know that the National Football League is planning to start its 2020 season in just a few days.  As you are probably aware, team officials throughout the league have factored COVID-19 into … Continue reading "The NFL is back!" (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 8, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Neil Skjoldal Tags: Health Care bioethics syndicated Source Type: blogs

New in-Depth Inquiry: the Future of Aging
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics recently announced that it will soon begin a new in-depth inquiry on the future of ageing. The inquiry will explore the ethical implications of the emerging role of science and technology in helping people live well in... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 7, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Advance Directives/Care Planning: Clear, Simple, and Wrong
Sean Morrison wrote a provocative article this summer in the Journal of Palliative Medicine titled "Advance Directives / Care Planning: Clear, Simple, and Wrong." One key line challenges long held tenets in bioethics, palliative care, and medicine... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 7, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

A Tale of Two Elders
Concern for elderly relatives and friends has been heightened during the coronavirus pandemic.   In the last month, I have visited two nonagenarians:  one was in the assisted living portion of a large multi-level care facility; the other, in her own home.  In both, frequent hand washing or sanitizing by visitors was done.  The assisted living … Continue reading "A Tale of Two Elders" (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 6, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: D. Joy Riley Tags: Health Care assisted living bioethics COVID-19 Elder Care Greece nursing home beds syndicated United States Source Type: blogs

Alain Cocq Livestreams VSED Death to Protest French Prohibition of MAID
57-year-old Dijon resident Alain Cocq sought to hasten his death through medical aid in dying (MAID). But even a direct request to President Macron was unsuccessful.So, starting today (Saturday, September 4), Cocq stopped intake of all food and fluids.... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 5, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Newsfeed: Ethics and Society Newsfeed – September 4, 2020
Education and COVID-19 An Ethical Opening for Higher Ed Institutions “The job of IRBs is to approve research involving human subjects. The ethicists, scientists and community members who staff the IRBs do risk-benefit analyses before they allow a proposed experiment to go forward. Unlike hospitals — nearly all of which have ethics committees — colleges typically […] (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 4, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Ethics and Society Tags: Education Ethics Health Care Research Ethics bioethics business ethics coronavirus COVID-19 CRISPR dementia Fordham University Center for Ethics Education human fetal tissue In the News medical medical ethics Newsfeed pande Source Type: blogs

Special Issue on Brain Death & Organ Donation
The September 2020 issue of Anaesthesia includes several interesting articles on brain death and organ donation.Optimisation of the organ donor and effects on transplanted organs: a narrative review on current practice and future directions Curren... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 4, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

AMA Joins Twenty Organizations in Brief to Save the Texas Advance Directives Act
A large group of healthcare and other associations has filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court of Texas to review the massive Court of Appeals decision questioning the constitutionality of the Texas Advance Directives Act.The most fundamental pr... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 4, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

British High Court Authorizes Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Treatment from 12-Year Old J over Parents ’ Objections
In April 2020, a 12-year-old boy, J, was found hanging in his bedroom. As a result of a lack of oxygen to the brain and cardiac arrest, J suffered a "profound, severe neurological injury."Doctors at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trus... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 3, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Whom Can We Trust? COVID-19, Politics, and the Decay of Federal Science
by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. Since 1927, the agency now known as the Food and Drug Administration became the federal agency responsible for the safety of food for human consumption, drugs, and  therapeutic devices. Started in 1946, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention opened to fight communicable diseases (starting with malaria) in the U.S. and around the world. Together, these two agencies are among the most respected scientific institutions in the world. At least they were until the last few weeks.  On August 23, FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn announced emergency a...
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 3, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Craig Klugman Tags: Featured Posts Institutions, Centers, Funding Politics Public Health #covid19 #diaryofaplagueyear COVID-19 Source Type: blogs

In Memoriam: Charles Bosk
by Elizabeth Mitchell Armstrong, PhD, MPA, and Joanna Kempner, PhD Charles L. Bosk was an influential sociologist whose work on medical education, medical errors and patient safety, the medical profession, bioethics and the ethics of social science research, and social problems was foundational within the field of medical sociology and resonated within clinical medicine, health policy and bioethics.  His sociological imagination was dazzling.  His contributions span fine-grained, closely observed ethnography and richly reasoned, elegantly argued theory.  His wide-ranging influence in sociol...
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 2, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Blog Editor Tags: Featured Posts In Memoriam medical sociology Source Type: blogs

Charlie Gard ’ s Parents: Our New Baby Ollie Has ‘ Lit up Our Lives ’
In August, Chris and Connie Yates welcomed  baby Ollie, born a day after Charlie's birthday. Charlie Gard, who suffered from a rare genetic condition, died in 2017, after an extensive court battled that followed by media around the world. The... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 2, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs

Call for Submissions: Ethics and Social Justice Essay Prize
Fordham University Center for Ethics Education Ethics and Social Justice Essay Prize2020 Theme: Racial Justice: Realities and Possibilities The Fordham University Center for Ethics Education Ethics and Social Justice Essay Prizeis an undergraduate essay competition open to college seniors at accredited 4-year colleges and universities in the U.S. The competition is intended to amplify historically underrepresented voices […] (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 2, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Ethics and Society Tags: Ethics Health Care Center for Ethics Education essay prize Ethical dilemma Fordham University Center for Ethics Education Fordham University Student Voices Master of Arts in Ethics and Society Racial Justice scholarship syndicated Source Type: blogs

An Open Letter to Dr. Wang from Two Asian American Scholars Who Support Affirmative Action
Dear Dr. Wang, Your article was recently  retracted by the editors of the Journal of the American Heart Association and was denounced by the AAMC and the American Heart Association. As researchers and leaders in selective admissions and medical education, and as Asian Americans, we are deeply disturbed and offended by your article’s lack of […] (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 2, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: reflectivemeded Tags: Health Care syndicated Uncategorized Source Type: blogs

Pediatric Fertility Preservation for Hormone Suppression in Transgender Youth
Last week, I received an e-mail update on current research and treatment being performed at the institution where I did my residency training. One of the interesting research areas was in the discipline of pediatric fertility preservation. Pediatric patients who undergo cancer treatments often take medications which cause destruction of their testicles or ovaries, not … Continue reading "Pediatric Fertility Preservation for Hormone Suppression in Transgender Youth" (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 1, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Mark McQuain Tags: Health Care bioethics biotechnology human dignity reproduction syndicated Source Type: blogs

Contemporary Issues in Medical Ethics – 8 Session Course
The Denver-based Academy for Lifelong Learning is offering a low-cost, eight-part course on "Contemporary Issues in Medical Ethics." The course is offered through Zoom on Tuesday mornings from September 15 to November 3, 2020.As we struggle with new et... (Source: blog.bioethics.net)
Source: blog.bioethics.net - September 1, 2020 Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs