Social Justice & “Selma”

January 16, 2015

The focused civil rights tale “Selma” is an important reminder of the systematic injustice and brutal violence of America’s historical race relations.

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In December 2014 the Berman Institute celebrated 15 years of its African Bioethics Training Program with a reunion and symposium on critical issues facing the continent.

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Our Top 14 Posts of 2014

December 26, 2014

With thanks to our readers for another great year at the Berman Institute Bioethics Bulletin, here are our top 14 posts from the past year

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2014 Medical Ethics Report(s)

December 23, 2014

Two recent reports highlight the ethical concerns and challenges of clinicians practicing today.

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Michelle Mello, our Maria Merritt, and Scott Halpern discuss healthcare institutions’ responsibilities to support their employees’ volunteer efforts in Ebola-affected regions

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Bioethics scholar and sickle cell disease researcher Carlton Haywood Jr. has been recognized by Ebony Magazine on its Power 100 list

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A Navy nurse has refused to participate in force-feeding at Guantanamo Bay Prison, adding fuel to debate over the procedure and nursing ethics in general. Two Berman Institute faculty members discuss.

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Berman Institute Scholars launch a curriculum for training diverse healthcare workers to apply palliative care principles to pediatric patients suffering from sickle cell disease and Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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