Marking the fifty-year legacy of a landmark Harvard report on brain death, a new special report published by the Hastings Center examines lingering questions about the definition of death, implications for organ transplantation, and lessons from the case of Jahi McMath.

Afi Alfred MBE '19

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) will honor Afi Alfred, RN, MBE '19, as a YMCA MLK Achiever for her accomplishments and dedication to communy at BIDMC's annual Martin Luther King, Jr.

A professor of philosophy and law at New York University and the “Ethicist” columnist for The New York Times Magazine, Kwame Anthony Appiah will touch on themes from his new book, “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identi

Postdoctoral fellow Aimee Milliken, RN, PhD; Course Instructor Martha Jurchak, PhD; and Professor Nicholas Sadovnikoff, M

This knowledge is irrevocable.” So reads an opening line in the terms-of-service agreement for 23andMe, a leading direct-to-consumer genetic testing company. This remarkable phrase attests to an increasing recognition of the role genomic knowledge plays in shaping human life.

Study coauthors, Professor Louise King (left) and Lacey Brennan '18 (right).

Professor Louise King, MD, JD, and Lacey Brennan, MD, MBE '18 coauthored a review of surgical outcomes of benign gynecologic surgery in the September 2018 issue of the

Center faculty member J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD, and Center research fellow Lisa Moses, DVM, recently published the first study on moral distress in North American veterinarians, published in the October 2018 issue of the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Thursday, October 25
9 - 3:30 p.m.

Armenise building
D-Amphitheater 125

Christine Mitchell, Executive Director; Rebecca Brendel, MBE Program Director; and Robert Truog, Director, will host a luncheon at the 2018 American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Annual Conference.