Tag Archives: advance directives

How do our loved ones make life-and-death medical decisions for us?

Speaking for the Dying: Life-and-Death Decisions in Intensive Care Event Flyer Seven in ten older Americans who require medical decisions in the final days of life lack capacity to make them. For many of us, our biggest life-and-death decisions—literally—will therefore … Continue reading

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Dr. Stahl gives advance care planning talk at Muskegon Community College event

On Monday, April 16, Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl presented a lecture titled “Ethical Challenges to Advance Care Planning” to Muskegon Community College as part of their annual lecture series. The event was also in conjunction with National Healthcare … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for the DNR Tattoo

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Tom Tomlinson, PhD A Letter to the Editor published at the end of November in The New England Journal of Medicine excited a lot of comment and mass … Continue reading

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Dr. Stahl presents at Michigan’s first statewide Advance Care Planning conference

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl recently presented at the Michigan Advance Care Planning Conference: Strengthen Best Practices & Community Engagement. The conference was held October 13-14 in Lansing and presented by the Michigan Primary Care Consortium. Dr. Stahl presented on “Recurrent … Continue reading

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Introducing the No Easy Answers in Bioethics Podcast

No Easy Answers in Bioethics is a new podcast series from the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences in the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Each month Center for Ethics faculty and their collaborators discuss … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Is it just the money? Reimbursement for Advance Care Planning

Rose Seavolt, BSN, RN, CCP, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on October 8th, offering insight perspective on the topic, “Is it just the money? Reimbursement for Advance Care Planning.” In 1991 Congress passed the Patient Self Determination Act as a way of … Continue reading

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The Texas Advance Directives Act Is Not About Professional Integrity

Center Director Dr. Tom Tomlinson has a new article in the August issue of the American Journal of Bioethics (Volume 15, Issue 8). Read “The Texas Advance Directives Act Is Not About Professional Integrity” here.

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