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Bioethics for Breakfast: Mother, Midwife, Doctor, State: What to Do About Place of Birth?

Deborah Fisch, JD, and Nancy Herta, MD, presented at Thursday morning’s Bioethics for Breakfast event, offering opposing views on the topic, “Mother, Midwife, Doctor, State: What to Do About Place of Birth?” The topic of childbirth has recaptured national attention, with … Continue reading

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New article from Libby Bogdan-Lovis published in ATRIUM issue “Bad Girls”

Elizabeth (Libby) Bogdan-Lovis and Raymond De Vries co-authored the article “The Baddest Births in Town” in Issue 12 (Winter 2014) of ATRIUM, the Report of the Northwestern Medical Humanities and Bioethics Program. “… [W]hile all pregnant women walk the line between “good … Continue reading

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Center’s Libby Bogdan-Lovis co-edits a special JCE issue on “Place of Birth”

Elizabeth (Libby) Bogdan-Lovis and collaborators Charlotte de Vries and Raymond de Vries co-edited a special issue of the Journal of Clinical Ethics on “Place of Birth” (Vol. 24, No. 3, Fall 2013). Her co-authored contribution with Raymond de Vries, “Ethics … Continue reading

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Book chapter announcement

A chapter coauthored by Elizabeth Bogdan-Lovis, Assistant Director of the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, was recently published in a new volume: Readings in Health Care Ethics, 2nd edition. The chapter, Choosing Surgical Birth: Desire and … Continue reading

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