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Congratulations to our faculty member Carl Elliott, MD, PhD for his Public Scholar award by the ...

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Dr. Steven Miles, Emeritus Faculty, talks mental health, disability, and medical board policy reform.  In "Do Docs Deserve Mental Health Privacy?" MedPage Today.

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Congratulations to our bioethics’ alumnus, Dr. FrazierBenya, on the release of a study she directed which “comprehensive[ly] review[s] the research, experiences and effects of sexual harassment on women and their careers in science, engineering, and medicine.”  The report, “...

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Joan Tronto, PhD

All around the world, people depend on care--for ourselves and others. However, we often don't realize how society affects the way we are caring. Professor Joan Tronto, Affiliate Faculty, says that in a society that only really values paid work (whether you're in childcare, nursing, or social work), it is too easy for all of this caring to go unnoticed. ...

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Congratulations to our most recent graduate Dr. Nathan Scheiner, MD, MA who was published in the Journal of Clinical Ethics Volume 29, Issue 1, Spring 2018, Pages 15-19. Dr. Scheiner co-authored this article with our core faculty member Joan Liaschenko, PhD, RN, FAAN.

"This article  examines occasions when patients buy-in to a treatment course that carries risk of complication, yet refuse treatment when complications arise. We coin this counter-phenomenon "cashing-out." Cashing-out may elicit negative feelings...

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