Vol. 14 No. 1 | January 2014

Vol. 14 No. 1 | January 2014

ISBN: 1526-5161

editorial.

Many times over the past several years I have had spirited, important discussions with bioethics colleagues about professionalizing our field. Most of these conversations occurred during formal meetings of groups grappling with ways to ensure the quality of health care ethics consultation. These groups have included the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) Board, the ASBH Standing ...

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target articles.

As clinical ethics consultants move toward professionalization, the process of certifying individual consultants or accrediting programs will be discussed and debated. With certification, some entity must be established or ordained to oversee the standards and procedures. If the process evolves like other professions, it seems plausible that it will eventually include a written examination to eval...

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