Our Cynda Rushton, Anne and George L. Bunrting Professor of Clinical Ethics, offers insights into the career and legacy of Isabel Hampton Robb, who laid the foundation of ethics for nursing. Robb was the first superintendent of nurses at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and principal of its nurse training school

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Medical ethicists at Johns Hopkins and Brigham and Women’s Hospital provide a roadmap to the health care holy grail of higher quality, lower cost care via referrals, while avoiding the ethical pitfalls of managed care in the 1990s.

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Debra Mathews , Ph.D., M.A., the Berman Institute’s assistant director for science programs, has been awarded one of three coveted spots in the Greenwall Foundation’s Faculty Scholar Program in Bioethics.

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The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics has marked a major milestone in its history with the endowment of its directorship, ensuring leadership for the institute’s programs in perpetuity.

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Informed consent documents should be shortened, simplified, study by Johns Hopkins Bioethicists confirms

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If you missed our first #nursingethics twitter chat from Tuesday, June 3rd, check it out here. Our next #nursingethics chat will be held on Tuesday, June 17th 8-9pm EDT. Join the conversation!

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Nancy Kass, Jeremy Sugarman and Holly Taylor will lead the working group, which will bring together a broad array of investigators from across the university to collaborate on the bioethical and human rights issues of HIV and AIDS research and treatment

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What respect, dignity and trust-related issues keep nurses up at night? Check out the storified version of our 2nd #NursingEthics Twitter chat

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