Tag Archives: Michigan

Episode 3: The Medical Ethics Resource Network of Michigan

Episode 3 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! Guest Dr. Leonard Fleck, Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Philosophy, sits down with producer Liz McDaniel to discuss his involvement in … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Treating Pain Without Feeding Addiction: Is There a Goldilocks Solution?

Forrest Pasanski, JD, and Steven Roskos, MD, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on April 20, 2017, offering perspective and insight on the topic, “Treating Pain Without Feeding Addiction: Is There a Goldilocks Solution?” In August 2016 the Michigan Department … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Fear and Loathing: Ethical and Effective State Responses to Ebola

Matthew M. Davis, MD, MAPP and Leonard Fleck, PhD, presented at Thursday morning’s Bioethics for Breakfast event, offering opposing views on the topic, “Fear and Loathing: Ethical and Effective State Responses to Ebola.” In the early days of the AIDS virus, … Continue reading

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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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Bioethics for Breakfast: Legalizing Physician-Assisted Death: Should Michigan Be Next?

Tom Tomlinson, PhD, and Ed Rivet, MPA, presented at last Thursday morning’s Bioethics for Breakfast event, offering opposing views on the topic, “Legalizing Physician-Assisted Death: Should Michigan Be Next?” Physician-assisted death (also known as physician-assisted suicide) is now legal in four … Continue reading

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Michigan’s New Abortion Insurance Rider Law: Challenges, Spin, and Justice

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Deborah Fisch, JD In December 2013 the Michigan legislature passed the Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act. Because of the Act’s origin as a petition … Continue reading

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