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Mentoring Medical Students for Research in the Medical Humanities

The Clendening-King Summer Research Fellowship (CSF) program of the Department of History & Philosophy of Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine (KU-SOM) provides opportunity for mentored student research in the medical humanities, including bioethics.
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In Times Like These

What bioethicists—and the Center for Practical Bioethics—should not do, in my opinion, is become distracted and deluded into thinking what we are doing doesn’t matter in times like these.
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Should Doctors Refuse to Treat Unvaccinated People?

Two ethicists at the Center for Practical Bioethics debate the topic: Should Doctors Refuse to Treat Unvaccinated People?
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Eight Principles and Practices for Ethical Vaccine Distribution: A Proposal

The Center shares principles and practices for ethical vaccine distribution that can benefit the healthcare industry now and in the future.
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The Truth of COVID-19: An Ethicist Reflects on His Experience

Healthcare workers are pouring themselves into their work to try and better the circumstances for their patients.
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Medical Bankruptcy, Personal Luck and A National Sin

Many U.S. adults are worried about how they would pay for their medical treatment if they were to become ill.
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Support Missouri Medicaid Expansion

On Tuesday, Aug. 4, voters in Missouri will have the opportunity to vote on a ballot measure called Amendment 2, which amends the Missouri Constitution to “adopt Medicaid Expansion for persons 19 to 64 years old with an income level at or below 133% of the federal poverty level.” Your vote is critical.
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National Healthcare Decisions Day 2.0

The Center for Practical Bioethics provides a workbook for those who need to complete their advance care directive.
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Ethics Consultation in COVID Times

Ethics consultation continues even through a pandemic, and the Center for Practical Bioethics and UKHS are always available to consult.
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