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This Year’s PRIDE Month Brings Ups and Downs for Transgender Health
Keisha Ray

by Keisha Ray, Ph.D.   For many LGBTQ people (and many others) June is a month of celebration. June is PRIDE month. PRIDE is celebrated all over the United States during the month of June to commemorate June 28, 1969 when New York police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village. The patrons, however, did not go quietly.…

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Do Companies Have a Duty to Pursue Clinical Trials: Enbrel and the Suggestion of Alzheimer’s
Craig Klugman

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. In 1983, NBC broadcast an alien invasion limited series calledV. In one episode, as the U.S. devolves into a tyranny, the military invades scientific labs and finds—inside the filing cabinets (it was pre-computer days)—cures for cancer and other diseases that were simply never released because companies made more money treating disease than curing it. From that 36 year old television image has come a modern reality—Pfizer may have a drug that improves the chances of preventing Alzheimer’s Disease, but they won’t pay for the clinical testing.…

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BioethicsTV (March 11-22, 2019): #TheResident, #GreysAnatomy

The Resident (Season 2; Episode 17) Austin’s mentor, Abe, may have been shot in the chest. If he is saved, he may be able to identify who did it (or did he try suicide?). A second patient is Evan, an...
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Serious Ethical Violations by Physicians: What’s the Solution?

Through special arrangement with Taylor & Francis, AJOB posts its editorials on This essay and the articles it references are also available on the publisher website. by Ross E. McKinney These are trying times in regard to public trust. In...
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BioethicsTV (November 5-9): #TheResident, #TheGoodDoctor, #ChicagoMed

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. Jump to The Resident (Season 2: Episode 7): Phase 1 testing; Bad devices; Jump to The Good Doctor (Season 2; Episode 6): Patient stories vs. scans; emotional...
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New Graphic Medicine at AJOB

by Eric S. Swirsky, JD, MA It is my privilege to introduce the health humanities community to the work of biomedical visualization students at the University of Illinois at Chicago, whose work will be featured as cover art in forthcoming issues...
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Bioethics news. Btn Rss

Points to consider in the reevaluation and reanalysis of genomic test results
A statement from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) regarding the interpretation of genomic test results was published in Nature this week
Democratic 2020 contenders are seizing on wave of antiabortion laws
Abortion as a voting issue typically motivates its opponents more than its supporters. But Democrats running to defeat President Trump in 2020 are trying to reverse that momentum by harnessing outrage against a slew of new state restrictions.
Rape exemptions for abortion are dividing Republicans
Banning rape victims from getting abortions is a step too far for Republican Party leaders, who have publicly cringed at Alabama’s sweeping new law criminalizing abortion in nearly every case.
Cannabis Companies Push F.D.A. to Ease Rules on CBD Products
WASHINGTON — It was Hempy Pet CBD Soft Chews, Mile High Labs and Women Grow, among countless others, squaring off against the likes of the Marijuana Victims Alliance, concerned primary care doctors and a lawyer who admitted...
There’s just one female physician in Congress. We talked to her.
Rep. Kim Schrier – one of the 40 freshmen House Democrats who flipped GOP-held seats – is the only female doctor in Congress. The Washington state pediatrician also manages a chronic illness after having been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes...
‘Screen Time’ Is Over
The debate over screen time is typically accompanied by a good deal of finger-wagging: The digital experience is a ruinous habit, akin to binge-eating curly fries, gambling on cock fights or drinking whiskey with breakfast.
A Drug Prolonged Life in Younger Women With Advanced Breast Cancer
A drug that can slow the progression of advanced breast cancer has been shown for the first time to lengthen survival in women whose disease started before or during menopause, researchers reported on Saturday.
Measles Cases Reach Highest Level
Instagram public awareness campaign aims for real talk about mental health
When it comes to mental health, it can be hard to be real. Stigma surrounds mood disorders, therapy and drugs. Talking to someone else about a challenge can be exhausting and scary. And all too often, people keep...
The price of insulin is surging. This state is the first to make insurance companies eat the cost.
A new Colorado law will ensure that those living with diabetes will spend no more than $100 per month on insulin, making it the first state to limit the cost of an increasingly expensive medication millions of Americans...
To Calm Nervous Families, Pakistan Changes Polio Vaccination Tactics
Paralysis cases spiked after a vaccination drive was derailed by false rumors that dozens of children had collapsed and died. After serious setbacks in April led to a cluster of new polio cases, Pakistan is revamping its...
To Fight Deadly Candida Auris, New York State Proposes New Tactics
New York State health officials are considering rigorous new requirements for hospitals and nursing homes to prevent the spread of a deadly drug-resistant fungus called Candida auris.


Two 4-year PhD positions in Ethics

Dublin, Ireland

Two 4-year PhD positions in Ethics at the Institute...

Two 3-year PhD positions in Ethics at the Institute of Ethic

Institute of Ethics, Dublin City University

Dublin, Ireland

2 PhD positions in Ethics (3-years) - Marie...

Professor Health Care Ethics

Radboud university medical center

Nijmegen, Netherlands

Full professor Health Care Ethics in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.


The Institute on Ethics & Policy for Innovation (IEPI)

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

IEPI is accepting applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, to...

Clinical Ethicist (multiple openings)

WellStar Health System

Atlanta, GA, United States

Clinical Ethicist

Memorial Health System

Springfield, IL, United States

Perform a variety of academic, educational, clinical, and research...

Clinical Ethicist at UCLA Health Ethics Center

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California, United States

Research Assistant / Associate

RWTH Aachen University

Aachen, Germany

PhD or Postdoc in Applied Ethics, Engineering Ethics, Ethics...

Clinical Ethicist


Columbus, OH, United States

This is a new position for an Ethicist at...

Medical Bioethics Director

Kaiser Permanente

Panorama City, California, United States

Kaiser Permanente in Panorama City, California is seeking a...

Director of the Center for Bioethics

University of Minnesota

Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN, United States

The University of Minnesota invites applications for the...

PhD candidate on bioethics, antibiotic resistance and the en

University of Gothenburg

Gothenburg, Sweden

Fully funded 4 year full time PhD position on...