Subject: Social Justice

Cultural, LGBTQ ethics, Policy, Social Justice

Why Bioethics Needs Pride: Anti-LGBTQ Laws and Health Disparities  

So far this year there have been over 300 anti-LGBTQ laws introduced in the US, already breaking last year’s recor...

June 2, 2022

Pediatrics, Social Justice

California Clinics Ask About Childhood Trauma: Schools Should Too

In a public health push, since 2020 California’s ACEs Aware Initiative has screened over 500,000 children&nbs...

June 1, 2022

Cultural, Education, Medical Humanities, Philosophy & Ethics, Race, Science, Social Justice

The Folly of Apolitical Science

By Johnathan Flowers, PhD A persistent myth in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Medicine) fields argues that sci...

November 15, 2021

Editorial-AJOB, Health Disparities, Justice, Social Justice

Editorial: Disability, Aging, and the Importance of Recognizing Social Supports in Medical...

By Kevin Mintz, PhD and David Magnus, PhD Note: The following editorial was recently published in the American Journal o...

October 29, 2021

Global Ethics, Neuroethics, Race, Social Justice

Engaging Social Justice: An Expanded Vision for Neuroethics

by Nicole Martinez-Martin, JD, PhD; Laura Y. Cabrera, PhD and Timothy E. Brown, PhD The novelist Arundhati Roy wrote tha...

October 20, 2021

ASBH, Education, Social Justice

Does ASBH Really Value Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion?

by Daphne O. Martschenko, PhD, Kevin T. Mintz, PhD, Holly K. Tabor, PhD The American Society for Bioethics and the Human...

October 13, 2021

Global Ethics, Health Disparities, Politics, Public Health, Social Justice, Vaccines, Vulnerable Populations

Vaccinating the World: The Problem with Drop-in-the-Bucket Thinking

By Govind Persad, JD, PhD The United States, after wasting over 15 million doses since March and with a stockp...

October 6, 2021

Clinical Trials & Studies, Cultural, Editorial-AJOB, Health Disparities, Human Subjects Research & IRBs, Justice, Research Ethics, Social Justice

Beyond the Belmont Report

by Wamia Siddiqui, BS and Richard R. Sharp, PhD The following blog is an editorial found from the Am...

September 27, 2021

Children/Adolescents, Education, Genetics, Health Disparities, Social Justice

Why should we care about social and behavioral genomics?

By Daphne O. Martschenko, PhD, Lucas J. Matthews, PhD, Maya Sabatello, LLB, PhD Only a couple of decades ago, extensive ...

September 23, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Cultural, Health Disparities, Health Regulation & Law, Justice, Public Health, Social Justice, Vulnerable Populations

Hey Siri, How Do I Say “Appendicitis” in Hungarian?

by Vincent LaBarca, DNP, NP-C Back in 2017, before Americans were considered a biohazard due to the country’s poor...

September 20, 2021

Clinical Ethics, COVID-19 pandemic, Health Disparities, Health Policy & Insurance, Health Regulation & Law, Justice, Social Justice, Vulnerable Populations

Standard Racism: Trying to Use “Crisis Standards of Care” in the COVID-19 Pandemic

By George J. Annas and Sondra S. Crosby This editorial can be found in the latest issue of American Journal of Bioethics...

July 30, 2021

Clinical Trials & Studies, Cultural, Health Care, Health Disparities, Race, Social Justice

Multiracial Healthcare: What About Us?

By Daphne O. Martschenko, PhD and Jennifer L. Young, PhD  June 12 was Loving Day – a celebration of the 1...

June 17, 2021

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