Influencing Physician Referrals Ethically

Can the growing number of accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the United States ethically influence which specialists a physician recommends and a patient sees? Medical ethicists at Johns Hopkins and Brigham and Women’s Hospital provide a roadmap to the health care holy grail of higher quality, lower cost care via referrals, while avoiding the ethical pitfalls of managed care in the 1990s. Read More >>

Building Research Ethics Capacity in Africa

The Johns Hopkins–Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program (FABTP) celebrated 15 years with a reunion of fellows, advisory board members, institutional partners faculty, and staff at the Berman Institute December 2-3, 2014, followed by a public symposium, “Critical Ethics Issues for Health Research in Africa,” on December 4th. Read More >>

Ethics and the Ebola Outbreak

As the Ebola virus continues to spread across West Africa, ethical challenges abound. Many are related to the use of untested interventions, and still others need to be addressed. See what our faculty have had to say about these daunting challenges Read More >>

Symposium: Critical Ethics Issues for Health Research in Africa

Join us in person or online, December 4, 2014 for a Bioethics Symposium – “Critical Ethics Issues for Health Research in Africa” This free symposium is open to all, and will be held in Feinstone Hall, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and is also available via live webcast. Follow the link for more information and to register Read More >>