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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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Prof. Carl Elliott, Faculty, Center for Bioethics

Three UMN professors awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships.  Congratulations to Carl Elliott, MD, PhD for receiving the Guggenheim fellowship alongside two other University of Minnesota faculty! Dr. Elliott will be using the funding to write about human subjects scandals and their corresponding whistle blowers across the world.

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Prof. Melissa Anderson, Affiliate Faculty, Center for Bioethics

Uncovering new peer review problems – this time at The BMJ.  Melissa Anderson, PhD, Affiliate Faculty, was quoted.  HealthNewReview.org.

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Jahi bed ridden at home with her family

What Does It Mean to Die?  Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD, Affiliate Faculty; Director, Health Law Institute; School of Law, Mitchell Hamline University was quoted.  The New Yorker.

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