…on a global scale. Jeremy Sugarman examines ethical challenges from HIV prevention to organ transplants

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The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), the world’s largest professional organization of stem cell scientists, today released newly updated guidelines for stem cell research and the development of new clinical therapies. Guidelines Update Steering Committee includes our Jeremy Sugarman

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Putting Care Back in the ICU

December 15, 2015

Does a more humane hospital make a safer hospital? That’s a question Johns Hopkins is grappling with — and Dr. Peter Pronovost believes the answer is yes. Berman Institute faculty and staff are among the Project Emerge collaborators seeking to improve the intensive care experience

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The authors, including our Matthew DeCamp and Jeremy Sugarman, describe a 3-step framework for how accountable care organizations (ACOs) can ensure that patients’ needs, values, and preferences are incorporated into ACO governance decisions

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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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Antiretroviral use before sex among men who have sex with men has shown early success. But “pre-exposure prophylaxis” raises ethical issues for current, future HIV prevention trials

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