Review in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal of ‘Toward a Small Family Ethic’ by our Travis Rieder

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Our Travis Rieder argues that, yes, America probably needs a culture change regarding pain medicine, but we have to be careful how we frame that challenge.

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When professional philosopher and ethicist Matt Beard was to be become a parent he sought advice from the people he knew best: the sages. The result was bleak. Matt was used to consulting wisdom built up over two millennia for guidance. Guests on the program include our Travis Rieder. Listen Now.

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8 Billion Angels Documentary

January 12, 2018

Our Travis Rieder and Executive Producer Terry Spahr join host Dan Loney to discuss the documentary “8 Billion Angels” about the consumption rate of the earth’s previous and limited resources

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Our Travis Rieder writes, “We need to stop pretending kids don’t have environmental and ethical consequences.”

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Scientists are learning how weaning off opioids like morphine or fentanyl can be even more complicated than they thought. The narcotic painkillers are essential to dull the excrutiating pain that can follow things like surgery or cancer. When taken for more than a month, the medications risk causing more harm than good in a variety of ways. Travis Rieder knows first hand

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An Ethical Dilemma for Doctors

September 25, 2017

When is it OK to prescribe opioids? Our Travis Rieder writes, “America’s opioid crisis is getting worse. The role of prescription opioids has both the medical establishment and the government justifiably worried.”

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First, Do No Harm

September 21, 2017

Marshaling Clinician Leadership to Counter the Opioid Epidemic | A Special Publication from the National Academy of Medicine

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