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  • Learning Health Systems

    In this audio interview Richard Payne, MD, John B. Francis Chair at the Center for Practical Bioethics discusses learning health systems.

  • A Pain Patient’s Perspective on Trust and Pain Contracts

    Carlton Haywood Jr. explains how he, as a medical researcher and chronic pain patient, views trust issues that arise between medical professionals

  • Conflicting Views about the Review Process for Ashley X

    In 2007, a developmentally disabled 7-year old girl underwent procedures in a Seattle hospital to stop normal growth.

  • 2014 Rosemary Flanigan Lecture

    In this short interview, Duke University Professor Karla Holloway, PhD, explores how medical information – typically seen as intimate and private – is forced into the public sphere.

  • Bridging the Divide: Nursing and Medical Ethics

    Nurses face any number of ethical issues at the bedside.

  • Corporate Responsibility for Clinical Misadventures

    When it comes to conflict of interest, the medical practitioner and patient are most often thought of as key components.

  • Cultural Fault Lines in Healthcare

    Cultural fault lines exist in healthcare with clashing moral traditions, principles, values and beliefs, according to Michael Brannigan, PhD, the Pfaff Endowed Chair in Ethics and Moral Values at the College of St. Rose in Albany, New York.

  • Defining Chronic Pain Ethics

    Nationwide consensus is developing around the ethical issues involved in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain, according to an article in the September 2011 edition of Pain Medicine.

  • Ethical HIV Testing

    An article in the April 2011 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics addresses ethical concerns over new recommendations for HIV testing, which appear to focus on implementation rather than the recommendations themselves, as discussed here with article co-author Teresa Celada of Wheaton College.

  • Ethics and the Chronic Pain Stigma in Geriatric Populations

    Why do geriatric populations consistently tend to underreport pain?