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Blog Posts (2)

December 12, 2014

The people who don’t deserve health care

By all accounts, since the beginning of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, a.k.a. Obamacare), many previously uninsured people now have medical insurance. The ACA has expanded access to health care. However, many millions still do not have medical insurance: some by choice, but many because they still can’t afford it, even under the provisions of the ACA. And there are many others... // Read More »
July 23, 2013

Research ethics scandals in Canada, you ask? Sadly, yes.

There are certainly plenty of people who think that research ethics scandals happen everywhere else, but not in Canada. Well, it seems that a recent report by food historian Ian Mosby at the University of Guelph has uncovered that, yes, in fact research ethics scandals can, do and have happened in Canada. Mosby’s report, published […]

Published Articles (15)

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 12 Issue 1 - Jan 2012

Unpredictable Drug Shortages: An Ethical Framework for Short-Term Rationing in Hospitals Philip Rosoff

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 11 Issue 7 - Jul 2011

Fairness and the Public's Role in Defining Decent Benefits

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 11 Issue 7 - Jul 2011

Rationing Just Medical Care

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 11 Issue 10 - Oct 2011

Response to Open Peer Commentaries: Rationing Just Medical Care

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 10 Issue 12 - Dec 2010

The Encompassing Ethics of Bariatric Surgery

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 10 Issue 12 - Dec 2010

Stuck in the Middle: The Many Moral Challenges With Bariatric Surgery

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 10 Issue 6 - Jun 2010

Response to Open Peer Commentaries on ?How to Do Research Fairly in an Unjust World?

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 10 Issue 6 - Jun 2010

How to Do Research Fairly in an Unjust World

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 8 Issue 10 - Oct 2008

Response to Open Peer Commentaries on A Broader View of Justice

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 8 Issue 10 - Oct 2008

And Health for All?

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News (2)

June 20, 2012 1:31 pm

Hospital Agrees to Organ Transplant for Undocumented, Hunger Strike Continues (Fox News)

Latinos who have been on a hunger strike for the last two weeks demanding organ transplants for the undocumented racked up a win Tuesday by getting one of the Chicago hospitals at the center of the protests to provide such a procedure. Mexican immigrant Lorenzo Arroyo, 36, will be given the medical attention he needs, including a kidney transplant, at the University of Illinois Chicago Medical Center, the hunger strikers said.

April 18, 2012 5:58 pm

The U.S.'s Tragic Role in Guatemala and a Chance to Make Amends (Huffington Post)

In a February 14, 2012 letter to President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton, scores of individuals and organizations (such as the AFL-CIO, Center for Constitutional Rights, CWA, Guatemalan Human Rights Commission, the National Lawyers Guild, the SEIU and the Washington Office on Latin America) implored the U.S. government to withdraw its motion to dismiss the Garcia v. Sebilius case, and to “seek a fair and amicable settement” with the victims of these grisly experiments. Bioethicists also agree that individual victims deserve a remedy for the harm they individually suffered.