Subject: Decision making

Decision making, Pediatrics

Optimizing Decision-Making in the Gray Zone at Birth

This editorial can be found here in the November 2022 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics. A provocative Target A...

November 8, 2022

Decision making, Editorial-AJOB

Editorial: Time Is Short, Social Relations Are Complex: Bioethics as Typology Industry

Perhaps the central focus of American bioethics has been to push against medical paternalism on the grounds that it impe...

May 31, 2022

Decision making, Pediatrics, Race

The #MedTwitter War: How a Tweet About Advocacy Pitted One Specialty Against Another

by Erin King-Mullins, MD, FACS, FASCRS I decided to tweet about my daughter’s trip to the ER to highlight dispariti...

November 3, 2021

Conflict of Interest, Cultural, Decision making, Gender Disparities, Justice, Media, Psychiatric Ethics

#FreeBritney: Autonomy, Conservatorships, and Mental Health in America

By Jennifer L Young, PhD, Julia E H Brown, PhD, Nicole Martinez-Martin, JD, PhD  In a small but significant change ...

August 2, 2021

Clinical Trials & Studies, COVID-19 pandemic, Decision making, Global Ethics, Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines

AstaZeneca’s Vaccine Ethical Problem

Brian M. Cummings, MD and John J. Paris, SJ, PhD In The New York Times, almost overlooked amidst multiple arti...

March 29, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Decision making, Public Health, Vaccines

Lessons to Learn From The Slow Vaccine Rollout

by Arthur Caplan, PhD There is general agreement that the rollout of vaccines in the United States has been a dismal fai...

January 13, 2021

Decision making, Editorial-AJOB, Health Care, Public Health

Needs to Prepare for “Post-COVID-19 Syndrome”

This post will appear as an editorial in a future issue of the American Journal of Bioethics by Robert Klitzman, MD Whil...

August 20, 2020

Decision making, Public Health

From Ventilators to Vaccines: Reframing the Ethics of Resource Allocation

by R. Thomas Day, Bradley S. Guidry, Brian C. Drolet, Ellen W. Clayton The United States has never experienced the grim ...

June 11, 2020

Clinical Ethics, Decision making, Public Health

Forgotten Communities: What Bioethics Should Learn from COVID-19

by Thomas D. Harter, PhD, Mary E. Homan, DrPH, MA, MSHCE COVID-19’s emergence in the US has once again thrust the field ...

June 9, 2020

Clinical Ethics, Decision making, Education, Ethics, Global Ethics, Health Care, Pediatrics

Suppressed Voices in Inter-Professional Conflicts

by Asma Fazal, M.B.B.S, MRCPI, MHSc   To care for children in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and the pedia...

June 4, 2020

Decision making, Public Health

A Framework for Rationing Ventilators and Critical Care Beds During the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

by B. Corbett Walsh, MD, MBE; Anna Nolan, MD, MSc As intensivists practicing in New York City at the epicenter of the CO...

May 29, 2020

Cultural, Decision making, Ethics, Global Ethics, Health Care

Mutual Self-Restraint: Social Distancing and COVID-19 in Japan

by Laura Specker Sullivan, Ph.D. and Dan Rosen, J.D. As Fairchild et al. describe in a forthcoming issue of the American...

May 28, 2020

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