Blog Posts (9)
May 2, 2018
This post is also published as an editorial in the May 2018 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics.
by Kayhan Parsi, PhD JD & Nanette Elster, PhD
In the first-year clinical skills course medical students take here at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, one of the key aspects of the medical interview that students learn is the patient’s perspective of their illness.…
April 8, 2018
This editorial also appears in the April 2018 edition of the American Journal of Bioethics.
by David Magnus, PhD and Jason N.…
February 22, 2018
This post also appears in the March 2018 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics
by Maya Sabatello, Annie Janvier, Eduard Verhagen, Wynne Morrison & John Lantos
Olszewski and Goldkind argue that children’s participation in medical decision making should be “the default position” and that a stepwise approach is needed to ensure that children are routinely given a voice.…
February 5, 2018
This blog is a post of an editorial in the February 2018 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics. You can access the issue’s table of contents here.…
January 11, 2018
This post also appears in the January 2018 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics
by Alyssa M. Burgart & David Magnus
In this issue, Weiss and Fiester’s (2018) “From ‘Longshot’ to ‘Fantasy’: Obligations to Patients and Families When Last-Ditch Medical Efforts Fail” calls attention to the weight of clinician word choice when discussing interventions in the pediatric population.…
December 4, 2017
This editorial is re-posted from the December 2017 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics. You can read more on this topic through the target article and open peer commentaries. …
November 9, 2017
This post also appears in the November 2017 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics.
by John Lantos, Ph.D.
In this issue of AJOB, Navin and Wasserman (2017) argue that parents should have more discretion in clinical decision making than they currently do.…
October 12, 2017
by Udo Schuklenk (Joint Editor in Chief) & David Magnus (Editor in Chief)
We applaud Chattopadhyay, Muyser, Moxham & DeVries on their article, “A Question of Social Justice: How Policies of Profit Negate Engagement of Developing World Bioethicsts and Undermine Bioethicists” for tackling an important and often neglected topic in bioethics: the challenges that our under-resourced colleagues face in conducting research and contributing to the literature in bioethics.…
October 12, 2017
by Mark G. Kuczewski, Ph.D. Danish Zaidi, MTS, MBE
Imagine that the 14th Amendment is repealed. Suddenly, birthright citizenship is no longer the accepted law of the United States.…