Subject: Professionalism


The Costs of Walking Out

On Sunday, July 25, 2022, dozens of medical students and parents walked out of the University of Michigan whit...

July 7, 2023

Gender Disparities, Professionalism

The ACOG Slap: In a culture that protects predators, someone was bound to snap

Content warning: This post addresses sexual assault, sexual harassment, and violence. On Saturday, May 20, 2023, at the ...

June 3, 2023

Professional Ethics, Professionalism

What Women Need: Mentoring as Structural Transformation

We need mentors for women in healthcare now more than ever. For the first time in history, women are the majority of US ...

April 4, 2023

ASBH, Professionalism, Public Health

I Attended an ASBH Meeting During a Pandemic: Am I Less of a Bioethicist?

This year, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities’ (ASBH) 2022 annual meeting returned to an in-person form...

November 7, 2022

Gender Disparities, Professionalism

Sexist Language is No Joke

Though this post is about sexist language, I will start with a brief foray into linguistics and philosophy of language t...

October 17, 2022


Are Bioethicists Obligated to Produce Public Scholarship?

It’s hard to say which topics that bioethicists research and write about should be published in popular news sources and...

April 17, 2022

Clinical Ethics, COVID-19 pandemic, Editorial-AJOB, Professionalism

Ethical Considerations for the Just Utilization of House Staff During the Covid-19 Pandemi...

The following is an editorial in the American Journal of Bioethics, March 2022 issue. It can be found here: ht...

March 8, 2022

Editorial-AJOB, Professionalism, Race

The Need for Praxis in Combating the “Race Idea” in Bioethics: Theory, Reflect...

The following is an editorial in the American Journal of Bioethics, March 2022 issue. It can be found here: https://www....

March 8, 2022

Professionalism, Webinar

Publication Pressures and Unique Challenges Faced by Underrepresented Scholars

At the 2021 meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, the American Journal of Bioethics hosted a ses...

October 30, 2021

Professionalism, Public Health, Vaccines

Time to Stand Up For The Morality of Vaccine Mandates

Arthur Caplan, PhD ABPD Statement in Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates For All Eligible Americans The Association of ...

October 4, 2021


When Good Bioethicists Leave, What do we Lose?

by Keisha Ray, PhD If you are a bioethicist who even casually engages with social media, specifically Twitter, you canno...

September 29, 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

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