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04/21/2014

HealthCare & Immigration: A Summary to Accompany BioethxChat Twitter Event (4/21/14)

I recently did a TwitterChat sponsored by BioethxChat on the relationship of healthcare and immigration through a bioethical lens. Here is the transcript of that chat. This was a great event and I hope self-explanatory. But Twitter’s 140 character limitation means things are expressed in such a condensed way that they might not always be […]

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02/20/2014

The Faith of DREAMers

Remarks of Mark Kuczewski, PhD, on accepting the Moral Courage Award from Faith in Public Life. The award is presented to Loyola University Chicago in recognition of the Stritch School of Medicine becoming the first medical school in the nation to have an admissions policy that recognizes Dreamers of DACA status as eligible to apply […]

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01/15/2014

“Man of Steel”: A Lousy Movie But a Pretty Good Bioethical Morality Play

I finally rented “Man of Steel,” the most recent Superman movie. While academics too easily dress up our pop culture tastes as being culturally important, I try to keep an eye on Superman because I believe that the Superman legend is important in U.S. history. After all, he was our national hero coming out of […]

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08/28/2013

Responding to the Dream – Loyola Stritch School of Medicine & Dreamer Applicants

(Comments delivered on a portion of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech as part of the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.)    “We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of now. This is no time to […]

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08/27/2013

Labor Day Reflection: Being Hospitable toward Labor

Labor Day traditionally marks the end of Summer in the United States. Most of us observe the holiday without much reflection on labor and its meaning in our lives and our society. Many trends have contributed to this lack of identification with the concept of labor including the conversion from a manufacturing to a knowledge-based or service-oriented […]

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