Tag Archives: palliative care

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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Medicare Part “Q”: Fantasy or Fantastic?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Leonard Fleck, PhD In an essay in the New York Times (12/9/15) titled “Imagine a Medicare ‘Part Q’ for Quality at the End … Continue reading

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5th Annual Great Lakes Bay Collaborative Health Care Ethics Conference

On January 16, 2015, Saginaw Valley State University held the 5th Annual Great Lakes Bay Collaborative Health Care Ethics Conference, “Ethical Issues in Palliative and End of Life Care: Where we are Today.” Center Director Dr. Tom Tomlinson was the keynote … Continue reading

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Michigan State Medical Society 18th Annual Conference on Bioethics

The Michigan State Medical Society 18th Annual Conference on Bioethics was held on November 7-8, 2014 in Ann Arbor, MI. The conference featured presentations from Center Director Tom Tomlinson and Center Professor Leonard Fleck. Just Palliate: Is Comfort Care Cut-Rate Rationing? … Continue reading

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What ethical issues are raised by the uncertainty inherent in prognosis?

Join us for Alexander Smith’s lecture, “‘How long do I have, Doc?’ Ethical Issues in Prognostication for Older Adults, ” on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from noon till 1 pm in person or online. Continue reading

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Killing Children in Belgium

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By James Lindemann Nelson, PhD Marie and Paul are both in the late stages of a terminal illness. Both know that they’ve only a … Continue reading

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Tom Tomlinson to speak at MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine DO/PhD Seminar

Tom Tomlinson, PhD, will be lecturing to the MSU DO/PhD students on September 18 as a part of their seminar program. He will be speaking on Ethical Challenges in Palliative Care. The DO-PhD Program  sponsors academic and social events to … Continue reading

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