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Ann Karty and the Enduring Impact of Bioethics Case Studies
Ann Karty, raffle ticket winner of the Center’s 2022 annual event, Art of the Wish, receives her custom artwork and shares her personal story about her strong connection and support with and for the Center.
The Case of Mary Jo Hoffman: The Wanted, Unwanted Doctor
Mary Jo is a 49-year-old who disagrees with her doctor’s diagnosis.
The Case of Jesse, Unrepresented and Homeless
A 60-year-old homeless man, “Jesse,” is found confused and in distress by a passerby who calls 911. Paramedics bring the man to the hospital. Jesse’s feet and legs are swollen and covered in ulcers and dead tissue—diagnosed as osteomyelitis, or infection of his legs.
The Case of Teresa: Patient Vulnerability from a System’s Failure to Protect
A framework of general strategies to help vulnerable persons should explore responses that will help individual patients, improve professional and organizational responses to vulnerable patients, and mitigate the negative effects of public policies that affect vulnerable persons.
HomeWe raise and respond to ethical issues in health and healthcare. We raise and respond to ethical issues in health and healthcare. Learn More Advancing the health and dignity of all persons. Advancing the health and dignity of all persons. What is Bioethics? Ethics is a philosophical discipline pertaining to notions of good and bad,…