Awardees present nine innovative, multidisciplinary projects from the first round of the JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics Program. For more information visit: http://www.bioethicsinstitute.org/practicalethics Read More
Our expert panel leads a discussion about the challenges associated with the determination of medical decision-making capacity. Watch Now:
Anita Tarzian, PhD, RN, discusses a statewide chart review study of the Maryland Medical Orders for Life-sustaining Treatment (MOLST) form and its use in Maryland healthcare facilities. The relationship between end-of-life planning, end-of-life care, and MOLST order use are examined to identify next steps in MOLST program implementation and evaluation. Read More
Oxford philosophy and bioethics professor Julian Savulescu discusses terrorism, global poverty and climate change as issues that could potentially benefit from human moral enhancement.
In case you missed our most recent ‘Ethics for Lunch’ Case Presentation & Discussion: A panel, moderated by Berman Institute faculty member and pediatrician Margaret Moon, uses their experiences at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Harriet Lane Clinic to discuss the ethical complexity of dealing with late patients. (Video)
Through the use of dramatic narratives, The Drama of DNA brings to life the complexities raised by the application of genomic technologies to health care and diagnosis. This creative, pedagogical approach shines a unique light on the ethical, psychosocial, and policy challenges that emerge as comprehensive sequencing of the human genome transitions from research to clinical medicine. Read More