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Should we improve our memory with direct brain stimulation?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Laura Cabrera, PhD Should we be worried about the use of direct brain stimulation to improve memory? Well, it depends. If we think of people with treatment … 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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Episode 8: Organ Donation Models: Eijkholt and Fleck

Episode 8 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! This episode on organ donation models features Center Assistant Professor Dr. Marleen Eijkholt and Center Professor Dr. Len Fleck. Combining their clinical ethics and health policy expertise, they sat down together to discuss ethical … Continue reading

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Article from Dr. Stahl in April ‘AMA Journal of Ethics’

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl and co-author Christian J. Vercler (University of Michigan) have an article in the April 2018 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics. Their article, “What Should Be the Surgeon’s Role in Defining “Normal” Genital Appearance?,” … Continue reading

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Greed Is God: The Divine Right to Avaricious Drug Pricing

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Leonard M. Fleck, PhD Some recent headlines worth noting: “U.S. Prescription Drug Costs Are a Crime,” “Americans Say They are Suffering as Drug Costs Continue to Rise,” “When … Continue reading

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Healthcare cost article from Dr. Fleck published in April ‘Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics’

Center Professor Dr. Leonard Fleck has a new article published in the April 2018 issue of Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. The article, “Controlling Healthcare Costs: Just Cost Effectiveness or “Just” Cost Effectiveness?,” appears in a special section on justice, … Continue reading

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How should we guide the ethical practice of grateful patient fundraising?

Ethical Issues Related to Fundraising from Grateful Patients Event Flyer Health care institutions are becoming increasingly deliberate about philanthropic fundraising given the need to sustain their missions in the face of decreases in governmental research funds and lowering reimbursement for … Continue reading

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