News, Resources, and Events Tagged 'Bioethics'
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The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics, seeks a part-time research assistant for project collaboration with Harvard Catalyst (Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center) on challenges and innovation in human…Read More
At our Third Annual Health Law Year in P/Review, we will welcome experts discussing major developments during 2014 and what to watch…Read More
I. Glenn Cohen's new book Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics (Oxford University Press, 2014) is the first comprehensive…Read More
MIT Press recently published Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future (2014), co-edited by Petrie-Flom Center Faculty Director, I. Glenn Cohen, and Executive…Read More
The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School and the Food and Drug Law Institute are pleased to…Read More
Please join the Petrie-Flom Center for a conversation with the Boston office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services…Read More
AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE: Post-Trial Responsibilities:
Ethics and Implementation
Registration for the conference is open now! Register online. Conference Description Who: Clinical research sponsors, investigators, funders, regulators, trial participants, and…Read More
The Petrie-Flom Center's Law and Ethics Initiative of the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University has formed a Law and Ethics Advisory Panel (“LEAP”) to advise our work. The LEAP draws on…Read More
[...] Responding to Ebola requires putting patients and families into inescapably horrific situations. Being diagnosed with the disease means confronting and accepting the absolute terror of a likely-terminal condition—I am…Read More
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Primary Purpose The Bioethicist West Bay Region ("WBR"), under the supervision of the Director PMHV, the Senior Ethics Scholar and CPMC Bioethicist, will be the key provider of ethics expertise to Sutter West Bay Hospitals. …Read More
Deadline: September 05, 2014
The University of California - Los Angeles Ethics Center serves the needs of the UCLA Health System's three hospitals, which rank among the best in the nation, and the full UCLA patient population. The volume…Read More
One of the hopes embedded in the health law was to expand the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in addressing the nation’s shortage of primary care providers. But…Read More
[...] Because most people can live with only one kidney, that organ accounts for the vast majority of living-donor transplants. Laparoscopy has made the surgery to remove a kidney fairly…Read More
From the article: [...] The FDA rule goes back to when HIV and AIDS epidemic started in the United States. The FDA maintained the policy was necessary due to "documented increased…Read More
We are pleased to announce that Petrie-Flom Academic Fellow Jeffrey Skopek will be joining the law faculty of the University of Cambridge in the fall. At Cambridge, Jeff will continue his scholarship…Read More
Even if you're trying, it's tough to keep score of what's happening with various lawsuits challenging some state abortion laws. States led by anti-abortion governors and legislatures have been passing…Read More
Medical ethicists will meet next week to discuss the use of experimental medicines in the West Africa Ebola outbreak. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced the talks in the wake…Read More
From the article: UCLA School of Law and Harvard Law School have announced the inauguration of the UCLA-Harvard Food Law and Policy Conference, a joint annual conference that will focus…Read More
WASHINGTON — Rarely has the concept of happiness caused so much consternation in public health circles. Buried deep in the federal government’s voluminous new tobacco regulations is a little-known cost-benefit calculation that…Read More
Deadline: Immediate Opening.
The Office of Ethics at Boston Children’s Hospital has an immediate opening for a clinical ethicist. Applications are being accepted online, at www.childrenshospital.jobs. To locate the position on the website, enter “32902BR” in the…Read More
Because Kent Brantly is a physician who has watched people die of Ebola, there was an especially chilling prescience to his assessmentlast week, between labored breaths: "I am going to die."…Read More
PHOENIX — Lawyers for an inmate who was executed last month by lethal injection said Friday that his executioners injected him with 15 times the standard dose of a sedative and a…Read More
Johnson & Johnson, which has come under withering criticism for its response to problems with some of its medical devices, won cautious praise from critics on Thursday for its decision…Read More
Last January Salma Jaffar was shot while she was going door to door in Karachi, giving children drops of the polio vaccine. "Even when they took out the pistol, I…Read More