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September 22, 2016

Did You Know That Obamacare Causes Diabetes? Here’s Why It Happens And Why It’s A Good Thing

Obamacare is a big, messy law with so many moving parts, it is often hard to tell how well it’s working. People debate whether it is killing jobs or creating them; they argue about whether it is lowering medical expenses … Continue reading

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September 22, 2016

Patient Decision Aids - Certification Standards

Decision Aids Comment Through October 14 Thank you for your continued interest in the Decision Aids Project. The draft report (PDF) containing the Expert Panel's recommendations for national standards and a certificat...
September 22, 2016

Legal Briefing: Stopping Nonbeneficial Life-Sustaining Treatment without Consent

Check out my latest article in the Fall 2016 issue of The Journal of Clinical Ethics 27, no. 3 (Fall 2016): 254-64: "Legal Briefing: Stopping Non-beneficial Life-Sustaining Treatment without Consent." In the United States, authoritative legal guidance...
September 21, 2016

Welcome Fall 2016 Master’s Students!

The Ethics and Society blog is delighted to welcome the following candidates to Fordham University’s Master of Arts in Ethics and Society: Kelly Collins graduated in 2011 with a BS in Philosophy and Political Science from Florida State University.  After moving to New York … Continue reading
September 21, 2016

Introducing New Deliberative Scenario and Teacher Companion from the Bioethics Commission: “Return of Genetic Research Results”

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) has released two new educational materials, “Deliberative Scenario: The Return of Genetic Research Results” and “Teacher Companion for Deliberative Scenario: Return of Genetic Research Results.”
September 21, 2016

The High Price of Free Lunch

Once again: correlation does not equal causation. And it is possible that companies give lunches to physicians who are already inclined to prescribe their products, or who are already high prescribers. But why should we leave any of this up … Continue reading

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September 21, 2016

Better Decision Making for Incapacitated Patients without Surrogates

This afternoon, I am making a presentation to the North Dakota Long Term Care Association on "Better Decision Making for Incapacitated Patients without Surrogates." I prepared a new 300 slide deck and have posted it here.  I will also be building...
September 20, 2016


The capturing on video of the recent death of Terence Crutcher due to a police shooting has renewed concern about the respect paid to black lives in U.S. society.  ReflectiveMedEd reprints these remarks from a #WhiteCoats4BlackLives event at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine which was part of a national observance that gathered […]
September 20, 2016

Minnesota Ethics Law & Futility Symposium

Join me, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and Children's Minnesota on November 18 for "Ethics, Law, and Futility" Symposium.
September 19, 2016

Late Term Zika Abortions: Thankfully not Euthanasia

If I were the editor of a recent Newsweek article by Cornell Law Professor Sherry F. Colb, the above title would have been my choice for her article. I must encourage you to read the actual article, lest you believe that the summary that follows is somehow taken grossly out of context. Her concern is that a late term abortion to terminate the life of... // Read More »

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