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Dr. Fleck co-authors ICU article in new ‘Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics’

Center Professor Dr. Leonard Fleck has a new article in the January 2018 issue of Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. The article, “First Come, First Served in the Intensive Care Unit: Always?,” was written by Dr. Fleck and Timothy F. … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Advanced Dementia and the ICU Siren’s Song: When We Build It, Why Do They Come?

Kevin Foley, MD, and Leonard Fleck, PhD, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on December 8, 2016, offering perspective and insight on the topic, “Advanced Dementia and the ICU Siren’s Song: When We Build It, Why Do They Come?” When … Continue reading

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New publications from Dr. Fleck

The work of Center Professor Dr. Leonard Fleck appears in the new book Prioritization in Medicine: An International Dialogue, published by Springer. Dr. Fleck’s chapter is titled “Just Caring: Fair Innings and Priority Setting.” Dr. Fleck also has an article in the … Continue reading

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Is it ever morally justifiable to remove a patient from the ICU?

Earlier this month, Center Professor Dr. Len Fleck attended the American Philosophical Association’s Eastern Division meeting in Washington D.C. Dr. Fleck organized and chaired a session for the Philosophy and Medicine Committee, titled “Removing Patients from the ICU: Is It … Continue reading

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