Blog Posts (5)
January 16, 2015
A recent op-ed piece in the Chicago Tribune avers that Hippocratism is dead; and since Hippocrates’ oath is all that stands in the way of that particular exercise of compassion and patient autonomy known as physician-assisted suicide (PAS), let’s just acknowledge the oath’s irrelevance and wash our hands of it so doctors can get back to the business of killing patients. The oath has “marginal... // Read More »
December 11, 2014
by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.
On Tuesday, December 9, the U.S. Senate Select Committee on intelligence released its long awaited report on CIA interrogation and torture.…
July 24, 2013
Maurice Bernstein, MD
Torture has been in the United States’ “backyard” for a number of years. The forced feeding of Guantanamo detainees who are on “hunger strike” is a current example. …
February 4, 2013
Guest Blog Post: Steven Miles, M.D.
This blog post will appears as an Editorial in this May’s upcoming issue of AJOB
A Case (and Context)
The Medical Practitioner Tribunal Service in the United Kingdom recently revoked a physician’s license for failing to report treating a man who had been tortured and for failing to safeguard vulnerable detainees.…