bioethics http://ripr.org en Should Unvaccinated Kids Stay Home? http://ripr.org/post/should-unvaccinated-kids-stay-home <p>That depends on your priorities. But first, <strong>here's what's at issue:</strong></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:18:42 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 28278 at http://ripr.org Should Unvaccinated Kids Stay Home? The Ethics of Preventative Medicine http://ripr.org/post/ethics-preventative-medicine <p>I just returned from a seminar for reporters on covering what may come next for the Affordable Care Act. One of the last sessions was a talk by prominent bioethicist <strong>Art Caplan</strong>, new head of the NYU Langone Medical Center's Division of Medical Ethics (you can read more his illustrious career <a href="http://communications.med.nyu.edu/media-relations/news/arthur-caplan-phd-renowned-bioethicist-lead-new-division-medical-ethics-departm">here</a>).</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:59:53 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 28233 at http://ripr.org The Ethics of Preventative Medicine Future Docs 9: Teaching Medical Ethics http://ripr.org/post/future-docs-9-teaching-medical-ethics <p>Some of the toughest decisions any of us will ever make will take place in a doctor’s office. But before those decisions ever come up, doctors must often wrestle with the options themselves. And those options are growing more complicated every year. In this next to last episode in our series Future Docs, we ask how today’s medical students are learning to grapple with tomorrow’s ethical questions.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 14184 at http://ripr.org Future Docs 9: Teaching Medical Ethics