ORDER NOW & RECEIVE 30% OFF: Nudging Health:

Johns Hopkins University Press, October 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), and Christopher T. Robertson (Academic Fellow alumnus), eds.

Abstract of the Introduction: 

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This introductory chapter to the edited volume Nudging Health:...

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Post-Baccalaureate Bioethics Research Position
Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program

Deadline: March 18, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program seeks applicants for a one-year postbaccalaureate res...

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Fellowship Programs
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Deadline: December 01, 2014

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University announces the 2016-17 Call for Applicati...

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RESCHEDULED: Health Law Workshop: Judith Daar

Monday, April 17, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Judith Daar is Professor of Law at Whittier Law School with a joint appointment at the UCI School of... Read More

Health Law Workshop: Leo Beletsky

Monday, April 10, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Leo Beletsky is Associate Professor of Law and Health Sciences with a joint appointment with th... Read More

Harvard Medical School 2017 Bioethics Conference: The Ethics of "Making Babies"

Friday, April 07, 2017
Conferences
2016-2017
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

The use of assisted reproductive technologies raises far-reaching ethical and legal implications, ye...

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Health Law Workshop: Kathryn Zeiler

Monday, March 27, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Kathryn Zeiler is Professor of Law and Nancy Barton Scholar at the BU School of Law. Prior to j... Read More

Assistant Professor, Department of Bioethics & Humanities
University of Washington-Seattle Campus: School of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

We are recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE, 12 month service period), tenure track faculty at the A...

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Health Law Workshop: Khiara Bridges

Monday, March 06, 2017
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

>Khiara Bridges has written many articles concerning, race, class, reproductive rights, and the... Read More

Trump Revives Reagan-Era Ban on Use of Foreign Aid for Abortion Counseling

New York Times, January 23, 2017
by Somini Sengupta

UNITED NATIONS — President Trump reinstated a policy on Monday that originated in the Reagan e...

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Public Engagement, Notice-and-Comment Rulemaking, and the Common Rule

IRB: Ethics & Human Research, January-February 2017, Vol. 39, Issue 1
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), and Barbara E. Bierer

Abstract

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At the federal level in the United States, development of regulations is governed by the...

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6 Senators Assessing Trump’s HHS Nominee Own Health Care Stocks, Too

NPR, January 18, 2017
by Sydney Lupkin

President-elect Donald Trump's pick to run the Department of Health and Human Services is taking...

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Research Coordinator
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

Research Coordinator II

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Posting Number: 282657D
P BCM Department: Center for Medical Ethics and Hea...

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Project Leader – Academic and Clinical Programs
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

Project Leader – Academic and Clinical Program

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Posting Number: 240704D
P BCM Department: Cent...

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Research Associate
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

Research Associat

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Posting Number: 228945D
P BCM Department: Center for Medical Ethics and Health Po...

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Clinical Ethics Faculty (open rank)
The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: February 17, 2017

Clinical Ethics Facult

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Due to tremendous growth, the Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy...

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Graduate Student Opportunity
National Core for Neuroethics, University of British Columbia

Deadline: Open until filled.

GRADUATE STUDENT OPPORTUNIT

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Area of research: Psychiatric Interventions and Public Attitude

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A Ma...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: International Bioethics Summer School
Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI)

Deadline: Various

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 

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Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI) is now accepting applicati...

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Mid-Atlantic Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat
Seton Hall Law School

Deadline: February 03, 2017

Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy is pleased to...

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Regulating Secrecy

Washington Law Review, 2016, Vol. 91, Nr. 4
by W. Nicholson Price II (Academic Fellow Alumnus)

>Abstract: Inventors face a stark choice between two intellectual property systems of protecting... Read More

From Twitter To Treatment Guidelines, Industry Influence Permeates Medicine

NPR, January 17, 2017
by Charles Ornstein

The long arm of the pharmaceutical industry continues to pervade practically every area of medicine,...

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A New Fertility Technique Could Make ‘Designer Babies’ a Reality

Gizmodo, January 13, 2017
by Kristen V. Brown, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article

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In vitro gametogenesis, or IVG, is a technique that could allow any kind of...

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Federal Circuit Court Appeal Cites Rachel E. Sachs

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, January 13, 2017, No. 17-1480
by Paul D. Clement et al., citing work by Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

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FDA Further Explains Delay on LDT Guidance

Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society, January 13, 2017
by Zachary Brennan, quoting Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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Several praised the move to delay the final guidance, particularly as a new...

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The Promise and Peril of Emerging Reproductive Technologies

Science Translational Medicine, January 11, 2017, Vol. 9, Issue 372
by By I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), George Q. Daley, and Eli Y. Adashi

>Harvard scientists call for proactively addressing legal, ethical challenges before an experimental...

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Behavioral science suggests that Obamacare may not change as much as Republicans claim

STAT, January 3, 2017
by Christopher R. Robertson (Academic Fellow Alumnus), I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), & Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article

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In the waning days of his administration, President Obama encouraged Americans to...

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Unexpected Risks Found In Replacing DNA To Prevent Inherited Disorders

NPR, January 1, 2017
by Jill Neimark

In September, reproductive endocrinologist John Zhang and his team at the New Hope Fertility Center...

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First intersex birth certificate issued in the US:

The Independent (UK), December 29, 2016
by Harriet Agerholm

The US has issued what is believed to be its first ever intersex birth certificate, 

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Sara Kell...

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Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy: Unmade in the USA

The JAMA Forum, December 21, 2016
by Eli Y. Adashi and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article

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Mitochondrial replacement therapy, an experimental approach that takes aim at mat...

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You’re an Adult. Your Brain, Not So Much.

New York Times, December 21, 2016
by Carl Zimmer

Leah H. Somerville, a Harvard neuroscientist, sometimes finds herself in front of an audience of jud...

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Texas Moves To Block Planned Parenthood From Medicaid Funds

NPR, December 21, 2016
by Rebecca Hersher

After more than a year of delays, Texas health officials are moving to block the women's health...

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The Legality of Biometric Screening of Professional Athletes

The American Journal of Bioethics , 2017, Vol. 17, Issue 1
by Jessica L. Roberts, I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Christopher R. Deubert (Senior Law & Ethics Associate) & Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Direc

From the article

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In their thoughtful article, “Tracking U.S. Professional Athletes: The Ethi...

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Trump Action on Health Care Could Cost Planned Parenthood

New York Times, December 19, 2016
by Associated Press

WASHINGTON — One of President-elect Donald Trump's first, and defining, acts next year cou...

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Judge Blocks Texas Rule That Would Require Burial Or Cremation Of Fetal Tissue

NPR, December 15, 2016
by Rebecca Hersher

A federal judge in Texas has issued a temporary restraining order blocking new state rules that regu...

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UK Fertility Clinics Can Now Apply For Licenses To Create 3-Parent Babies

NPR, December 15, 2016
by Colin Dwyer

The United Kingdom's fertility regulator has put its seal of approval on the "cautious use" of t...

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The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Healthcare Law

The Oxford Handbooks, July 2016 (online), January 2017 (print)
by Edited by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Allison K. Hoffman (Academic Fellow Alumna), and William M. Sage

>Abstract: ;The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law covers the breadth and depth of health law thr... Read More

Obama Protects Planned Parenthood Funding, But Permanency Of Rule Far From Certain

Kaiser Health News, December 15, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organization

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Anti-a...

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Academic Fellow Alumna Michelle N. Meyer Named in Forbes List of 10 Favorite

Forbes, December 15, 2016
by David Shaywitz

In a year characterized by the extremes of rhetoric, healthcare entrepreneurs have been blessed with...

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Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics
Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics

Deadline: March 31, 2017

The Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics invites applications for the Postdoctoral Resea...

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Abortion Foes, Emboldened by Trump, Promise ‘Onslaught’ of Tough Restrictions

New York Times, December 11, 2016
by Sabrina Tavernise and Sheryl Gay Stolberg

[...] The effects of Mr. Trump’s victory are only beginning to be felt. But one of the bi...

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Actress Sofia Vergara Sued By Her Own Frozen Embryos

NPR, December 9, 2016
by Audie Cornish, interviewing Susan Crockin

For the last few months, tabloids have been all over the legal battle over frozen embryos involving...

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How Is It Even Possible For Sofía Vergara’s Embryos To Sue Her? A Harvard Law Prof Weighs In

Refinery29, December 8, 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen

From the article

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The already-unusual legal battleover Modern Family actress Sof&iac...

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Senate committee calls for ban on surgeons conducting simultaneous operations

Boston Globe, December 6, 2016
by Jonathan Salzman and Jenn Abelson

From the article

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A powerful Senate committee wants all hospitals to explicitly ban surgeons from o...

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Texas Again Places Obstacles in Front of Those Seeking Abortions

New York Times, December 1, 2016
by Lizette Alvarez

MIAMI — Despite losing a milestone abortion case at the United States Supreme Court...

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Review of Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 16, Issue 12 (2016)
by Erin Phinney Johnson

From the review

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Overall, the editors present an intriguing look at the concerns currently facing h...

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Should We Ban Anonymous Sperm Donation?

Vocativ, November 30, 2016
by Tracy Clark-Flory, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article

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There’s a push underway to change the way that most sperm is donated&n...

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Fellowship in Bioethics, 2017-2018
Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

Deadline: March 06, 2017

Fellowship in Bioethic

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The Fellowship in Bioethics is a yearlong part-time program open to physici...

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Abortion-Rights Groups Challenge Restrictions In Three States

NPR, November 29, 2016
by Jennifer Ludden

There's no shortage of speculation about how the incoming Trump administration, whose appointees...

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The International Intellectual Property Law Podcast on blinding expert witnesses to reduce bias

by JurisDiction, featuring Christopher Robertson (Academic Fellow alumnus)

Click here to listen to the podcast featuring Prof. Christopher Robertson of the Universit...

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Call for Abstracts: The Ethics of “Making Babies”
Harvard Medical School

Deadline: January 31, 2017, 5:00 PM

The use of assisted reproductive technologies raises far-reaching ethical and legal implications, ye...

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Tennessee Woman Accused of Coat-Hanger Abortion Attempt Faces New Charges

New York Times, November 29, 2016
by Christine Hauser

A Tennessee woman who is accused of trying to abort her fetus at 24 weeks with a coat hanger last ye...

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Health Law Workshop: Frances Kamm

Monday, November 28, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Presentation title: “Advanced and End of Life Care: Cautionary Suggestions&rdquo

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This paper...

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Postdoctoral/Post Baccalaureate Bioethics Fellowship
NIH

Deadline: January 15, 2017

>Application Deadline Dates

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Postdoc Application Deadline: Midnight December 31, 2016

Predoc ...

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Funding for Cures Bill Remains Sticking Point for Health Groups

Bloomberg, November 28, 2016
by Anna Edney and Zachary Tracer, quoting Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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The Cures bill will fund some prevention efforts, said Lynne Weil, a spokeswoman...

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Morning View 11-28-16: Pharmaceuticals News

Institute for Clinical and Economic Review's Morning View, November 28, 2016
by Mitchell Stein, citing Bill of Health post by Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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On Friday, building on the long-standing DC tradition of releasing gargantuan reg...

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House lines up biotech lollipops as support grows for an epic 21st Century Cures Act

Endpoints News, November 28, 2016
by James Carroll, citing Bill of Health blog post by Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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According to Kaiser Health News, more than 1,400 lobbyists have ta...

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Lame duck Congress looks for swift approval of massive medical innovation bill

AJC.com (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution), November 27, 2016
by Jamie Dupree, citing Tweet & Bill of Health post by Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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(Tweet by Rachel E. Sachs) My 1st thoughts on today's draft of 21st Cent...

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Conflict of interest for NFL doctors to report to teams: Harvard study

Reuters, November 17, 2016
by Scott Malone, quoting new report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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The doctors who patrol the sidelines of NFL games to assess whether injured playe...

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Harvard study: NFL should end doctor-team relationships

Sports Illustrated, November 17, 2016
by Scooby Axson, quoting new report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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A study conducted by Harvard Law School recommended that any medical pe...

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Harvard study on NFL player safety calls for outside doctors

Seattle Times, November 17, 2016
by Jimmy Golen, quoting new report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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Doctors who decide whether an NFL player is healthy enough to go into the game sh...

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Harvard Study on NFL Player Safety Calls for Outside Doctors

ABC News, November 17, 2016
by Jimmy Golen, quoting new report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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Doctors who decide whether an NFL player is healthy enough to go into the game sh...

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Harvard Releases Player Health Recommendations That The NFL Will Likely Ignore

Deadspin, November 17, 2016
by Lindsey Adler, quoting report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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Harvard University wants the NFL, the NFLPA, and everyone complicit in the NFL in...

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Study: NFL should break ties between doctors, teams

ESPN, November 17, 2016
by Quoting report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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Medical personnel caring for NFL players should no longer report to team manageme...

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NFL doctors should not report to teams, Harvard study recommends

Washington Post, November 17, 2016
by Rick Maese, quoting new report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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A new report from Harvard Law School proposes drastic changes in the way health c...

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When NFL Calls the Doctor

Boston Globe, November 17, 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), and Christopher R. Deubert (Senior Law & Ethics Associate)

>The Boston Globe limits non-subscribers to five free articles per month. Harvard affiliates may view... Read More

NFL doctors’ conflicts of interest could endanger players, report says

STAT, November 17, 2016
by Ike Swetlitz, quoting report by Petrie-Flom affiliates Christopher R. Deubert, I. Glenn Cohen, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

From the article

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Doctors that work for professional football teams have conflicts of interest that...

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Protecting and Promoting the Health of NFL Players:

The Football Players Health Study at Harvard University, November 17, 2016
by Christopher R. Deubert (Research Associate), I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

>RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE NFL PLAYER HEALTH

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New Harvard report addresses legal and ethical factor...

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Israeli couple wins right to produce and raise grandchild from fallen soldier son’s sperm

Times of Israel, November 16, 2016
by Renee Ghert-Zand, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article

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[...] According to Harvard University law professor I. Glenn Cohen,&nbs...

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Using Twitter as an Intelligence Tool: 85 Accounts Worth Following

Regulatory Affairs, November 16, 2017
by Zachary Brennan, citing Twitter accounts of Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna), Ameet Sarpatwari, Aaron Kesselheim and Amitabh Chandra (Affilia

With the rise of president-elect Donald Trump, it’s become abundantly clear that Twitter matte...

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Division of Medical Ethics Visiting Scholar Program
NYU

Deadline: No deadline. Applications reviewed on a quarterly basis.

The Division of Medical Ethics announces a Visiting Scholar Program. The Division of Medical Ethics,...

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PFC Spotlight: Academic Fellow Alumna Allison Hoffman

November 10, 2016
by Petrie-Flom Center

>Allison Hoffman was an Academic Fellow from 2008-2010, during which time she completed an artic...

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EVENT POSTPONED: HLS Library Book Talk: Charles Fried on Medical Experimentation:

Harvard Law School, TBD
by featuring I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at noo

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Harvard Law School Room WCC 2036 Milstein East B/

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1585 Massac...

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Health Law Workshop: Trudo Lemmens

Monday, November 07, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Presentation: "While Canada Ventures into Legalized Medical Assistance in Dying, What Can It Learn f... Read More

Online J-Term Health Law Courses
875 Summit Ave. | St. Paul, MN 55105

Deadline: January 02, 2017

The Mitchell Hamline School of Law Health Law Institute is pleased to offer two online health law co...

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Religion, Medicine, and Law: Can Current Conflicts Be Healed?

Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School, November 3, 2016, 4:30 - 6pm

2016 George W. Gay Lectur

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Religion, Medicine, and Law: Can Current Conflicts Be Healed

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Martha Mi..

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Cluster Randomized Trials: Ethics, Regulations, Statistics & Design

Harvard Catalyst, November 3, 2016, 1:00 - 4:00pm
by featuring Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

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Please join Harvard Catalyst for a free half-day symposium on the topic of Cluster Rand...

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Penn Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics
Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the UPenn Perelman School of Medicine

Deadline: December 5, 2016

The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the UPenn Perelman School of Medicine is pleas...

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Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen Elected a Hastings Center Fellow

Hastings Center, October 27, 2016

Petrie-Flom Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen is one of eight newly elected Fellows at the Hastings Ce...

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Health Law Workshop: Lindsay Wiley

Monday, October 24, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Presentation: "Social Norms, Legal Foundations, and Noncommunicable Disease Prevention

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This paper...

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