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Medical Ethics – Difficult Provider-Patient Relationships
Relationships between a healthcare provider and a patient can be difficult.
Medical Ethics – AIDS, Homosexuality and Religion
What is the role of ethics when discussing AIDS, homosexuality and religion?
Medical Ethics – Religion and Healthcare Ethics
Religion and medicine are two important responses to human suffering; as such they may at times conflict.
Medical Ethics – Ethics and Complementary Medicine
Ethical issues abound in alternative and complementary medicine.
Medical Ethics – Managed Care
Are there ethical arguments for or against managed care?
Medical Ethics – Medical Mistakes
What is the ethical response to medical error, an inevitable occurrence?
Ethics Direct and Ethics+ Services
Clinical Ethics Services: Improving Outcomes and Performance Achieve ethics integration and proficiency with…
Medical Ethics – Ethical Issues in Healthcare of Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Ethical Issues in Healthcare of Persons with Developmental Disabilities A Threat to Disabled Persons? On the Genetics Approach to Developmental Disabilities This essay by Hans S. Reinders explores the claim that the genetics approach to intellectual disability does not imply a negative evaluation of disabled persons because there is a distinction between the person and…
IN MEMORY of Sarah (Liza) Rowland Townsend, JD, MSWSarah Rowland Townsend, a member of our Board of Directors and an extraordinary human being, died at her home in Kansas City, Missouri on November 26. When Liza (as many of us knew her) was younger, her father, Landon Rowland, would send her articles from the Hastings Center Report, British Medical Journal and JAMA. She…
End of Life: Advance Care Planning
Advance care planning can play an important role in end-of-life care.