Subject: Ethics

Ethics, Health Care

Patient Advocacy in Practice

I was in a meeting recently, and a colleague discussed his conversation with a researcher. The researcher voiced his con...

January 31, 2024

Black Bioethics, Cultural, Ethics

What Does it Cost to be a Black Bioethicist?

by Keisha Ray, PhD and Faith E. Fletcher, PhD, MA  Recently Leah Pierson wrote the essay “Becoming a...

November 22, 2021


Book Review – Military Medical Ethics in Contemporary Armed Conflict

by Martin CM Bricknell CB OStJ PhD DM MBA MA MedSci Military Medical Ethics in Contemporary Armed Conflict: Mobilizing M...

November 16, 2021

Cultural, Editorial-AJOB, Education, Ethics

The Current State of Efforts to Address Disparities, Racism and Cultural Humility in Medic...

by Ross E. McKinney, Norma Poll-Hunter and Lisa D. Howley The following blog is an editorial found in the latest issue o...

August 27, 2021

Black Bioethics, Ethics, Professionalism, Race

“We Are Not Here to Save Bioethics:” Amplifying Diverse Voices in Bioethics

by Keisha Ray, PhD Originally presented at “Race and Bioethics: Amplifying Diverse Voices,” sponsored by Col...

July 20, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Ethics, Vaccines

College Vaccination Mandates do not Violate Medical Ethics

by Nathan Nobis PhD In a June 14, 2021 opinion essay in the Wall Street Journal, physician-ethicist Aaron Kheriaty and l...

June 30, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Environmental Ethics, Ethics, Informed Consent, Justice

Environmental Toxins Are a Threat to Informed Consent and Justice. How is Bioethics Going ...

by Keisha Ray PhD and Jane Cooper MBE One of the inequities to come out of the Covid-19 pandemic is an increase in the d...

June 28, 2021

Artificial Intelligence, Editorial-AJOB, Ethics

AIDD, Autonomy, and Military Ethics

by Sally J. Scholz, PhD This editorial can be found in the latest issue of American Journal of Bioethics. In “Artificial...

June 23, 2021

Editorial-AJOB, Ethics, Genetics

Preparing For The Next Generation of Ethical Challenges Concerning Heritable Human Genome ...

by Robert Klitzman, MD This editorial can be found in the latest issue of American Journal of Bioethics. https://www.tan...

June 2, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Ethics, Global Ethics, Pediatrics, Vaccines

Juvenile Justice: Why It Is Ethical to Vaccinate Our Children Now

by Kyle Ferguson, Ph.D., and Arthur Caplan, Ph.D. On May 10, 2021, the F.D.A. authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus...

May 25, 2021

Ethics, Professionalism, Race

Why it is Important to Call Out Racist Language Amongst Our Professional Peers

by Mildred Cho, PhD Recently, on a panel at a conference of a medical professional society, the president of the society...

May 5, 2021

Ethics, Justice

Baring the Essentials

by Arthur Caplan, PhD Do Americans have any real sense of what it means to be an ‘essential’, worker who therefore shoul...

April 26, 2021

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