In the News: Playing God

In an episode of Radiolab and a corresponding article in the NYTimes, Reporter Sheri Fink pursues the question, “What happens, what should happen, when humans are forced to play god?”. Her exploration includes our deliberative engagement project, involving citizens of Maryland in thinking about values that could be used to guide the allocation of scarce medical resources in a disaster. With comment from our Ruth Faden.
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Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards Given to 24 Cross-Divisional Research Teams

Our Jessica Fanzo is a part of the broadest collaboration, which draws upon expertise from the schools of Public Health, Engineering, Medicine, Arts and Sciences, Advanced International Studies, and the Berman Institute for Bioethics. This team will work on “A Systems Framework for the Societal Costs of Antimicrobial Resistance & Use in Global Food Animal Production”.
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Special Seminar (Video): Ethics in the Public Health Trenches

Reflections from three public health deans. Featuring Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Dean Michael Klag and Deans Emeritus, Alfred Sommer & D. A. Henderson. These three renowned leaders discuss some of the biggest ethical challenges faced in their professional lives. Moderated by our Nancy Kass.
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The BI at the APHC

The Berman Institute will be well represented at the 4th annual conference of the Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC). The meeting will be held April 28-30 in Philadelphia.
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