The New York Times Tens of thousands of serious medical mistakes happen every year at American hospitals and clinics. While a handful of health care organizations have opted for broad disclosure amid calls for greater openness, most patients and their families still face significant obstacles if they try to find out what went wrong. Center Director Dr. Robert Truog is quoted.
Huffington Post Nir Eyal, associate professor of global health and social medicine and a Faculty Member at the Center for Bioethics, participated in a Q&A about utility, fairness and risk in health care.
The Center for Bioethics' Executive Director, Christine Mitchell, along with current Fellow in Medical Ethics Paul McLean and former Fellow Carol Powers will host a Tweet Chat on April 20th at 8:30PMEDT on “Patients Without Surrogates."
March 18, 2015 This multidisciplinary program was developed to inform and deliberate with ethicists, health care providers, attorneys and the public about changes in conceptions of the family and medical technologies and practices that challenge moral conventions and contemporary law.
FRONTLINE documentary featuring Atul Gawande explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors struggle to talk honestly and openly with their patients who are dying.