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Pain and Prejudice

On November 4, 2020, Dr. Colin Halverson delivered a Fairbanks Ethics Lecture entitled, "Pain & Prejudice." Click to find out more about Dr. Halverson's talk and find links to the recorded session. 

Aubrey Kenefick  |  Nov 12, 2020

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AI Disruption of Bioethics

Dr. Eric Meslin, PhD, FCAHS, recently spoke to the IU Center for Bioethics on the infiltration of artificial intelligence (AI) into healthcare and its potential

Aubrey Kenefick  |  Oct 14, 2020

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42 Ways to Advance Racial Equity in Academic Medicine

Dr. Sylk Sotto is the Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs, Development, and Diversity in the Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. Her

Sylk M. Sotto, EdD, MPS, MBA  |  Oct 13, 2020

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Free the Vaccine

In this post, Professor Laura Holzman of the Herron School of Art and Design, and Professor Steve Lambert, of the School of Film and Media

Aubrey Kenefick  |  Sep 25, 2020

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The Art of Palliation in COVID19 - The Ocean that Awaits US

Areeba Jawed, is an IU trained nephrologist and palliative care physician currently working as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 10, 2020

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Historical Lessons on the Use and Abuse of Science and Scientists: A Letter from Patrick J. Loehrer, Sr. M.D. to Colleagues

Patrick J. Loehrer, Sr., M.D., the Director of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, wrote a letter to all members of

Peter Schwartz, MD, PhD  |  Jul 24, 2020

Uncle Sam: I Want You To Wear A Mask

Your Behavior, Your Health, Our Pandemic

Controlling the pandemic depends on people wearing masks, washing hands, and physically distancing.  This fact highlights the time-honored truth that individual behavior, illness, and public

Peter Schwartz, MD, PhD  |  Jul 17, 2020

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Using Virtue Ethics to Guide Actions During a Pandemic

Recognizing and remedying politicization of public health interventions on social media and beyond.

Heather Anderson  |  Jun 29, 2020

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Outlaw Tennis: Ethically Violating a COVID Closure

An argument for climbing the fence.

Peter Schwartz, MD, PhD  |  May 26, 2020

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Ethics of CDC’s Cloth Face Covering Recommendations

What are the ethical and practical concerns of the CDC's recommendations to wear a cloth face covering in public settings?

Heather Anderson  |  Apr 16, 2020