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Ethical implications of public disclosure of Medicare payments to individual physicians
In the spring of 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, in response to a court decision and the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act, began to publicly disclose the amounts and reasons for Medicare ...
Meaning, morality, and medically assisted gender crossing
Throughout the last two thirds of the 20th Century, and up to the present, medicine has played a crucial role in the lives of transgender people. Its most conspicuous contributions have been in the use of what today are ...
Disorders of consciousness and neuroethics: why rights must come to mind (The Daniel W. Foster, M.D., Visiting Lectureship in Medical Ethics)
[Note: The slide presentation and video are not available from this event.] Over the past two decades neuroimaging has revealed the possibility of covert consciousness in patients once thought vegetative. This knowledge ...
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. ...
UT Southwestern Medical Center Ethics Grand Rounds - 2012/2013
This document lists the schedule of Ethics Grand Rounds events for September 2012 through May 2013.
UT Southwestern Medical Center Ethics Grand Rounds - 2011/2012
This document lists the schedule of Ethics Grand Rounds events for September 2011 through May 2012.
How can a safety net be the catalyst for creating a healthier community?
The Parkland Health & Hospital System is one of the Nation's largest and most complicated safety net institutions. It provides care for over 40,000 admissions, 12,000 deliveries and 1.3 million outpatient and ED visits per ...
Alternatives to whistleblowing, or how to intervene effectively and still have a career and life afterwards
We have learned that scientific misbehavior (that is, any scientific conduct that causes the scientific record to be inaccurate, not just plagiarism, falsification and fabrication), is very widespread and that persons who ...
Responding to requests for futile or potentially inappropriate treatment
Managing requests for potentially inappropriate treatment is deceptively complex and exposes unanswered questions about the boundaries of good medical practice in patients with advanced illness. This talk will summarize ...
Politics and the ethics of health care reform (The Daniel W. Foster, M.D., Visiting Lectureship in Medical Ethics)
In the wake of the Supreme Court decision in June, and the election in early November, we will have a good view of the arc of health care reform for the first time. Reform should be judged from economic, political, and ...