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Surrogate decision making in the internet age
[Note: The slides are not available from this event.] The technology revolution has had an enormous effect on all aspects of the practice of medicine, from record-keeping to scheduling to billing to treatments to research. ...
The ethics police?: the struggle to make human research safe
Experiments on human beings have saved countless lives, but sometimes harmed participants. Critical questions thus emerge: how much government should regulate science, and how. Nazi experiments and the Tuskegee syphilis ...
The challenge of precision medicine: ethical, legal & clinical issues in genomic medicine (The Daniel W. Foster, M.D., Visiting Lectureship in Medical Ethics)
Genomics is advancing at a tremendous rate, bringing powerful new capabilities but also big challenges to clinical practice and research. With the federal government launching the Precision Medicine Initiative, the time ...
Conceptual controversies in death determination
There is an intractable disagreement over whether the organ donor after the circulatory determination of death (DCDD) is dead at the time death is ordinarily declared. A rigorous analysis of death determination illuminates ...
What makes research ethical?
Many believe that informed consent makes clinical research ethical. However, informed consent is neither necessary nor sufficient for ethical clinical research. Drawing on the basic philosophies underlying major codes, ...