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TOOLKIT: Bioethics and Race #BlackBioethics
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The #BlackBioethics Toolkit serves as a resource on articles about bioethics and race, specifically about African-Americans and Black People in the U.S. Join us for our first-ever webinar on Black Bioethics, hosted by associate editor Kayhan Parsi, JD, Ph.D., featuring panelists Keisha Ray, Ph.D., Brian Williams, MD, Ruqaiijah Yearby, JD, MPH, and Patrick Smith, Ph.D., as they discuss racism, police brutality, and what it means for black health.…

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TOOLKIT: Bioethics Resources for COVID-19
Blog Editor and the American Journal of Bioethics have assembled a bioethics toolkit for people dealing with COVID-19. We have a collection of important blogs from around the internet that you can find here. We also highly recommending our growing catalog of our original blog posts by leading scholars writing on bioethics in pandemics. Other compendium resources

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  • BioethicsTV (October 27-November 1, 2019): #NewAmsterdam; #ChicagoMed

    by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. New Amsterdam (Season 2: Episode 6): Lying; Inherent bias; Chicago Med (Season 5; Episode 6): Excusing battery; Jehovah’s Witness and blood transfusion; Be yourself or maintain health New Amsterdam (Season 2: Episode 6): Lying;...
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    Principles of Biomedical Ethics: Marking Its Fortieth Anniversary

    You can read this editorial and other articles in this month's issue of The American Journal of Bioethics. by Tom Beauchamp, Ph.D. & James Childress, Ph.D. We are pleased to join the editors of AJOB in marking the 40th anniversary...
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    BioethicsTV (October 21-26, 2019): #NewAmsterdam #ChicagoMed

    New Amsterdam (Season 2; Episode 5): Inconstant insurance policies; Negotiating with patients; Chicago Med (Season 5; Episode 5): Battery; Broken Promises by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. New Amsterdam (Season 2; Episode 5): Inconstant insurance policies; Negotiating with patients Two sisters, Jasmine...
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    Bioethics TV (October 7-10, 2019)

    by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. The Good Doctor (Season 3; Episode 3): Informing a resistant parent; The Resident (Season 3; Episode 3): The Creepy Dr. Cain; New Amsterdam (Season 2; Episode 3): We don’t pay for the right...
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    Bioethics news. Btn Rss

    MIT has removed a dataset which leads to misogynistic, racist AI models
    MIT has apologized for, and taken offline, a dataset which trains AI models with misogynistic and racist tendencies.
    The risks of COVID-19 liability waivers
    The proponents of reopening America amid a pandemic like to put a positive spin on things, whether it is President Trump touting his rallies, college football pumping up enthusiasm for the fall season or college administrations telling kids to get ready to head back...
    Red Flags Raised Over Chinese Research Published in Global Journals
    Apparently fraudulent data in dozens of peer-reviewed articles spark fresh worries about ‘paper mills’ used by researchers under pressure to publish
    On Racism: A New Standard For Publishing On Racial Health Inequities
    Racism kills. Whether through force, deprivation, or discrimination, it is a fundamental cause of disease and the strange but familiar root of racial health inequities. Yet, despite racism’s alarming impact on health and the wealth of scholarship that outlines its ill effects, preeminent scholars and...
    Why Surviving the Virus Might Come Down to Which Hospital Admits You
    In New York City’s poor neighborhoods, some patients have languished in understaffed hospitals, with substandard equipment. It was a different story in Manhattan’s private medical centers.
    Researchers Debate Infecting People on Purpose to Test Coronavirus Vaccines
    One way to quickly see if a coronavirus vaccine works would be to immunize healthy people and then deliberately expose them to the virus, some researchers are suggesting. For both ethical and practical reasons, the idea of challenge trials...
    An experiment in end-of-life care: Tapping AI’s cold calculus to nudge the most human of conversations
    Hospitals and clinics are running into thorny challenges and making weighty judgment calls as they try to weave a medical algorithm with momentous implications for end-of-life care into the fabric of a clinical team’s already complex and frenetic workflow.
    Accepting the Challenge: Covid Vaccine Challenge Trials Can Be Ethically Justified
    The Covid-19 pandemic is unlikely to end until there is a safe, effective, and widely distributed vaccine. How soon can researchers achieve this goal? The answer largely depends on which strategies researchers are willing to adopt. One potential strategy...
    Black Doctors Say Pandemic Reveals Enduring Racial Inequity Medicine Alone Cannot Fix
    Three doctors say the pandemic revealed enduring racial inequity — and medicine alone cannot fix it.
    Cracks in the System: Lessons Learned from the Covid-19 Pandemic
    The United States leads the world in coronavirus cases and deaths. Although many people have called out the inadequacies of our health care system, Covid-19 has exposed the most significant shortcomings. The need for change can no longer be ignored....
    When the Police Treat Software Like Magic
    The arrest of a man for a crime he didn’t commit shows the dangers of facial recognition technology.
    An Open Letter: Scientists and Racial Justice
    The unjust killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, amplified by the health disparities of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ethnic disparities of the political climate, have shined a spotlight on historical and ongoing institutional racism in...


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