Tag Archives: medical ethics

Pseudoscience and Measles in Minnesota

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Hannah C. Giunta, DO, PhD, MPH A recent measles outbreak in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN metro area is all over the news. More than thirty children have … Continue reading

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Drs. Stahl and Tomlinson: “Is there a right not to know?”

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl and Center Director Dr. Tom Tomlinson are the co-authors of a new article in Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, titled “Is there a right not to know?” Published online on April 4, the article addresses … Continue reading

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How Should Therapeutic Decisions about Expensive Drugs Be Made in Imperfect Environments?

An ethics case by Center Professor Dr. Leonard Fleck and co-author Marion Danis, MD, was published in the February 2017 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics. Their commentary is titled “How Should Therapeutic Decisions about Expensive Drugs Be Made in … Continue reading

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What are key ethical concerns surrounding the use of psychiatric deep brain stimulation?

Recurrent and Neglected Ethical Issues in the Psychiatric Brain Stimulation Discussion Event Flyer What are key ethical concerns surrounding the use of psychiatric deep brain stimulation (DBS)? Are those concerns shared broadly for all aspects of DBS or alternatively are … Continue reading

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Individual vs. Public Benefit in Liver Donation

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Hannah Giunta Earlier this month, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) announced it would hold a public hearing regarding concerns about disparities in … Continue reading

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Leonard Fleck: Using a medical ethicscope

Read Dr. Fleck’s recent Faculty Voice feature in MSU Today: “Leonard Fleck: Using a medical ethicscope.” Dr. Fleck discusses the importance of educating students about health care policy, and uses an example of a woman in Texas who could not afford a medical … Continue reading

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Learn the reality of ethics in plastic surgery — it’s not what you see on TV

Plastic Surgery Ethics: An Oxymoron? Event flyer: Vercler Flyer Most plastic surgeons portrayed in the media exhibit questionable moral judgment. After watching shows such as Nip/Tuck, Extreme Makeover, Dr. 90210, and The Swan, one could easily conclude that ethics plays … Continue reading

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