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Medically Vulnerable Clinicians and Unnecessary Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jason is 68 years old. He is a retired family doctor who lives in Vermont. He worked in the emergency room, made home visits to complex patients and was responsible for organizing the home visit schedule for his hospital system. Mostly because of his work, he had neglected his lifestyle, became obese and started having angina at 64, which was a wake-up call. He decided to retire at 65 to take care of himself and his grandchildren who live close by. When the COVID-19 epidemic started, Jason felt lucky he was in his little farm, isolated from big cities. He became obsessed with the news. His emotions quickly changed as the pandemic grew. He started feeling powerless, useless and guilty. […]

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Volume 20, Issue 7
July 2020

Target Articles.

Ethical Challenges Arising in the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Overview from the Association of Bioethics Program Directors (ABPD) Task Force Amy L. McGuire, Mark P. Aulisio, F. Daniel Davis, Cheryl Erwin, Thomas D. Harter, Reshma Jagsi, Robert Klitzman, Robert Macauley, Eric Racine, Susan M. Wolf, Matthew Wynia, Paul Root Wolpe & The COVID-19 Task Force of the Association of Bioethics Program Directors (ABPD)
Eliminating Categorical Exclusion Criteria in Crisis Standards of Care Frameworks Catherine L. Auriemma, Ashli M. Molinero, Amy J. Houtrow, Govind Persad, Douglas B. White & Scott D. Halpern
Should Extremely Premature Babies Get Ventilators During the COVID-19 Crisis? Marlyse F. Haward, Annie Janvier, Gregory P. Moore, Naomi Laventhal, Jessica T. Fry & John Lantos
COVID in NYC: What We Could Do Better Tia Powell & Elizabeth Chuang
Ethics Lessons From Seattle’s Early Experience With COVID-19 Denise M. Dudzinski, Benjamin Y. Hoisington & Crystal E. Brown