April 3, 2020

Playing God: Pandemic Brings Moral Dilemmas to US Hospitals

(Christianity Today) – There are three main ethical concerns that medical professionals are now facing, according to the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity: protecting the vulnerable by not overwhelming health care systems, allocating insufficient medical supplies, and keeping medical … Read More

April 1, 2020

The Grim Ethical Dilemma of Rationing Medical Care, Explained

(Vox) – With medical experts and politicians now predicting that coronavirus cases will dramatically exceed the capacities of hospitals across America, doctors and nurses face the prospect of picking which patients to prioritize for treatment. Though the term “triage” may … Read More

March 25, 2020

A New Edition of Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics Is Now Available

Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics (vol. 40, no. 4, 2019) is available online by subscription only. Articles include “Instrumentalist Analyses of the Functions of Ethics Concept-Principles: A Proposal for Synergetic Empirical and Conceptual Enrichment” by Eric Racine, M. Ariel Cascio, Marjorie … Read More

March 24, 2020

A New Edition of Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics Is Now Available

Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics (vol. 29, no. 1, 2020) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “In Memoriam. Dan Callahan: Writing a Life in Bioethics” by Joseph J. Fins “Xenia: Refugees, Displaced Persons and Reciprocity” by John Harris … Read More