Join us on Tuesday, February 16, Noon, for the second ‘Ethics for Lunch’. We will discuss “Professionalism, Ethics & the Late Pediatric Patient: How Can We Balance Compassion and Efficiency?” Event will include a lively discussion with a panel, including our Margaret Moon, and the audience. Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Zayed Tower 2117 (Arcade).
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Open to All | Lunch Provided.
A committee chaired by Berman Institute Deputy Director Jeffrey Kahn says that clinical investigations should be limited to women who are at risk of transmitting a severe mitochondrial genetic disease, and to male children only. Click to read the full NAS press release. Read More
An international group of pediatric cancer specialists, led by Yoram Unguru an oncologist and a faculty member at the Berman Institute, was so troubled about the profession’s unsystematic approach to distributing scarce medicine that it developed rationing guidelines that are being released Friday. Sheri Fink provides extensive coverage in the New York Times.