Ethics in the Balance

December 10, 2015

“It’s incredibly important to all of us that the people who graduate from Johns Hopkins understand the importance of ethics in everyday clinical practice.” – Margaret Moon, Berman Institute faculty member and a pediatrician

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Authors asked physician trainees in internal medicine how they reacted and responded to ethical challenges arising in the context of perceived futile treatments at the end of life and how these challenges contribute to moral distress

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Respect in the ICU

June 8, 2015

Beginning in 2012, Gail Geller, a professor in the School of Medicine with a history of addressing ethical questions, and several ethicists at the Berman Institute of Bioethics began examining issues of respect and dignity in ICUs. Their research was part of Project Emerge, an ongoing study by the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Medicine

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As research moves healthcare into the modern era, what of our evolving understanding of the interpersonal elements of medical care and the difference they can make to patient outcomes?

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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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