Subject: Vulnerable Populations

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

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 Ethics, Justice, Science, Stem Cells, Vulnerable Populations

Stem Cell Bioethics vs. Disability Rights

by A. Rahman Ford, JD, PhD There can be no question that current FDA regulations regarding the use of one’s own stem c...

June 18, 2021

Ethics, Justice, Public Health, Race, Social Justice, Vulnerable Populations

What is Medicine to do?: Righting Past And Present Abuses Against People of Color

By Keisha Ray, PhD  I have been interviewed by many journalists who are writing articles about the COVID-19 va...

March 21, 2021

Education, Health Disparities, Social Justice, Vulnerable Populations

Bioethicists Respond: How Can Medical And Nursing Schools Prepare Students to Respond to T...

by Rachel Fabi, PhD, Vivian V. Altiery De Jesús, MBE, and Liz Stokes, JD, MA, RN In this series we ask bioethicists to ...

February 15, 2021

Ethics, Global Ethics, Health Care, Health Disparities, Health Policy & Insurance, Public Health, Social Justice, Vaccines, Vulnerable Populations

Priority Access to COVID-19 Vaccine and American Healthcare

by Susan L. Smith, PhD On either side of our country’s northern border, outrage is brewing about the rich getting prio...

February 11, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Ethics, Health Disparities, Health Policy & Insurance, Justice, Public Health, Social Justice, Vaccines, Vulnerable Populations

Deny Vaccination to Undocumented Immigrants? Who Might Benefit?

by Mark G. Kuczewski, PhD Another day, another headline to stoke fear in the minds and hearts of immigrants. This one di...

January 7, 2021

Health Care, Public Health, Social Justice, Vulnerable Populations

Vaccinate me, But Not First

by Alyssa Burgart, MD, MA I could be vaccinated against COVID-19 before Christmas this year. I’m ready to roll up my s...

December 14, 2020

Privacy, Public Health, Research Ethics, Vulnerable Populations

Duties When an Anonymous Student Health Survey Finds a Hot Spot of Suicidality

Abstract Public health agencies regularly survey randomly selected anonymous students to track drug use, sexual activiti...

Justice, Privacy, Public Health, Vulnerable Populations

Reassessing the Ethics of Molecular HIV Surveillance in the Era of Cluster Detection and Response: Toward HIV Data Justice

Abstract In the United States, clinical HIV data reported to surveillance systems operated by jurisdictional departments...

Gender Disparities, Informed Consent, Justice, Professionalism, Reproductive Ethics, Social Justice, Vulnerable Populations

Doctor Performs Hysterectomies on Immigrant Detainees

by Craig Klugman In a startling whistleblower report, Dawn Looten who is a licensed nurse practitioner at the Irwin Coun...

September 17, 2020

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