The medal is presented annually to an NAM member outside of the health and medical sciences to honor their distinguished service and for their contributions to the NAM’s mission

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Argues that the creation of an explicit health benefits plan—a defined list of services that are and are not available—is an essential element in creating a sustainable system of universal health coverage. With a chapter by our Carleigh Krubiner and Ruth Faden

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Pregnant women are classified as a ‘vulnerable’ group

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The widely accepted principle that mums-to-be are a ‘vulnerable’ group unfairly excludes them from taking part in clinical studies, and perpetuates the knowledge void around the impact of drugs taken during pregnancy, conclude researchers in the Journal of Medical Ethics. In a linked Commentary, Drs Carleigh Krubiner and Ruth Faden, of the Berman Institute, argue that the designation of pregnant women as ‘vulnerable’ “is inappropriate and disrespectful.”

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Expecting More

October 11, 2016

Pregnant women have been excluded from the clinical research agenda for too long, say bioethicists and medical specialists. Spurred on by the Zika crisis, they are pushing to close that knowledge gap. Featuring our Ruth Faden

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The Berman Institute reflects on the legacy of ACHRE – the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments

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Playing God

August 22, 2016

In this episode of Radiolab, NYTimes Reporter Sheri Fink pursues the question, “What happens, what should happen, when humans are forced to play god?”. Her exploration includes our deliberative engagement project

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Bioethics Conference

August 19, 2016

Featuring Tom Beauchamp and our Ruth Faden. Aarhus University, Oct 24 & 25, 2016

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