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Recollections of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross at the University of Chicago (1965–70)
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by Mark Siegler, MD Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross graduated from the University of Zurich Medical School, did her residency training at several hospitals in New York City, and then did fellowship training in psychiatry at the University of Colorado. On completing fellowship training, she stayed on as a faculty psychiatrist at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. In 1965, she was recruited to the University of Chicago as an assistant professor of psychiatry.…

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BioethicsTV (November 11-15, 2019)
Craig Klugman

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. The Resident (Season 3; Episode 6): Gambling on patients and dangerous surgeries; New Amsterdam (Season 2; Episode 8): Unrelieved pain; Making promises; Chicago Med (Season 5; Episode 8): Assent/Consent, Medical decision-making by internet vote, not treating family, creating a public health threat

The Resident (Season 3; Episode 6): Gambling on patients and dangerous surgeries

During a high stakes game of poker, Cain wins a chronic spinal patient in a poker game.…

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  • BioethicsTV (October 27-November 1, 2019): #NewAmsterdam; #ChicagoMed

    by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. New Amsterdam (Season 2: Episode 6): Lying; Inherent bias; Chicago Med (Season 5; Episode 6): Excusing battery; Jehovah’s Witness and blood transfusion; Be yourself or maintain health New Amsterdam (Season 2: Episode 6): Lying;...
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    Principles of Biomedical Ethics: Marking Its Fortieth Anniversary

    You can read this editorial and other articles in this month's issue of The American Journal of Bioethics. by Tom Beauchamp, Ph.D. & James Childress, Ph.D. We are pleased to join the editors of AJOB in marking the 40th anniversary...
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    BioethicsTV (October 21-26, 2019): #NewAmsterdam #ChicagoMed

    New Amsterdam (Season 2; Episode 5): Inconstant insurance policies; Negotiating with patients; Chicago Med (Season 5; Episode 5): Battery; Broken Promises by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. New Amsterdam (Season 2; Episode 5): Inconstant insurance policies; Negotiating with patients Two sisters, Jasmine...
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    Bioethics TV (October 7-10, 2019)

    by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. The Good Doctor (Season 3; Episode 3): Informing a resistant parent; The Resident (Season 3; Episode 3): The Creepy Dr. Cain; New Amsterdam (Season 2; Episode 3): We don’t pay for the right...
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    Bioethics news. Btn Rss

    A new treatment promises to make little people taller. Is it an insult to ‘dwarf pride’?
    Scientists have come up with a drug, injected once a day, that appears to make children’s bones grow. To many, it’s a wondrous invention that could improve the lives of thousands of people with dwarfism. To others, it’s a...
    The Ventilator: Life, Death And The Choices We Make At The End
    This is the story of the Rinka family and what happened when tragedy befell them. It’s a story that explores how the choices we prefer when we’re healthy may no longer make sense to us when we’re actually confronting...
    How Google Interferes With Its Search Algorithms and Changes Your Results
    The internet giant uses blacklists, algorithm tweaks and an army of contractors to shape what you see
    Big study casts doubt on need for many heart procedures
    People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow rather than just giving medicines a chance to help, but it won’t cut their risk...
    Molecular Scissors Could Help Keep Some Viral Illnesses At Bay
    It’s not easy to treat viral infections. Just ask anyone with a bad cold or a case of the flu. But scientists in Massachusetts think they may have a new way to stop viruses from making people sick by using...
    In France, it’s illegal for consumers to order a DNA spit kit. Activists are fighting over lifting the ban
    The French ban on direct-to-consumer genetic testing is part of the country’s bioethics laws, which legislators are supposed to revise every seven years. When those discussions got under way earlier this year, some geneticists expected the National Assembly to relax...
    CRISPR’s unwanted anniversary
    There are key moments in the history of every disruptive technology that can make or break its public perception and acceptance. For CRISPR-based genome editing, such a moment occurred 1 year ago—an unsettling push into an era that will...
    Patient Care Is Wrenching: A Psychiatrist, a Nurse and a Doctor Bare All
    Three books – written by a doctor, psychiatrist, and nurse – shine light on the emotional toll of providing care for critically ill patients.
    Google to Store and Analyze Millions of Health Records
    The tech company’s deal with Ascension is part of a push to use artificial intelligence to aid health services.
    Science chief at NIH drug abuse institute resigned after sexual misconduct probe
    In August, Antonello Bonci, scientific director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), resigned, and the agency’s director told employees in an email that Bonci would be running an addiction institute in Florida. Science has learned that Bonci’s...
    ‘There’s no such thing as anonymity’: With consumer DNA tests, sperm banks reconsider long-held promises to donors
    The rise of consumer genetic tests — which allow people to connect with relatives they never knew they had, including some who never intended to be found in the first place — is forcing sperm donation clinics to confront...
    Precision screening for familial hypercholesterolaemia: a machine learning study applied to electronic health encounter data
    Cardiovascular outcomes for people with familial hypercholesterolaemia can be improved with diagnosis and medical management. However, 90% of individuals with familial hypercholesterolaemia remain undiagnosed in the USA. We aimed to accelerate early diagnosis and timely intervention for more than...


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    New York, New York, United States

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    Philadelphia, PA, United States

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