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Practical ethics projects tackle robotics, autonomous vehicles, humanitarian disasters

To support these efforts, Johns Hopkins created the Exploration of Practical Ethics program, which provides grants for ... and the team of researchers from the Bloomberg School, the School of Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, and Cal Berkeley leveraged the ...

Source: HUB
Published: 13 Nov 2018

Loyola Physician Susan Hou, MD, Receives Humanitarian Award

Loyola Medicine kidney specialist Susan Hou ... Excellence in Humanities and Medical Ethics Award. The other recipient is Dr. Hou's husband, Mark Molitch, MD, who co-founded the Centro Medico Humberto Parra along with Dr. Hou and a Bolivian physician.

Source: USA Patch
Published: 26 Jun 2018

IIHA Students Delve into Global Humanitarian Challenges

To complete the major, each student enrolled in the Humanitarian Studies Major wrote a thesis incorporating interdisciplinary themes such as philosophy, women and gender studies, ethics ... as the role of traditional medicine in humanitarian aid in ...

Source: Medium
Published: 04 Jun 2018

Douglas Shenson, MD, MPH, MS, MA

Shenson is Associate Professor Adjunct, Yale School of Medicine, and Associate Clinical Professor ... He is a co-founder of the medical humanitarian organization, Doctors of the World USA (now HealthRight International), and founder of the Human Rights ...

Source: medicine.yale.edu
Published: 05 Jul 2018

Fellows in the News: Dr. Cavens named Humanitarian Woman of the Year, and more

The center serves students and scholars in research, study and service in ethics, medical humanities and history. Dr. Baker is professor of pediatrics and history and most recently was director of the Trent Center’s Program in the History of Medicine.

Source: Pediatrics
Published: 19 Oct 2016

Ethics review of research in the context of humanitarian relief work

Two articles published this week in the open-access journal PLoS Medicine highlight the need for, and the practicalities of, getting appropriate ethical review of research done in the context of humanitarian relief. An article by Doris Schopper and ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 28 Jul 2009

Event: Medicine Under Pressure: Arts Week highlight

The Law and Ethics of Medicine in Conflict Situations’ a panel of distinguished legal and philosophical minds will discuss the professional regulation of doctors at work in combat, occupation and humanitarian relief settings. Bioethics expert Professor ...

Source: blogs.bmj.com
Published: 23 Apr 2009

Toward a Globalized Humanitarian Medicine

Humanitarian Medicine goes beyond the usual therapeutic act and promotes, provides and teaches, supports and ensures peoples’ health as a human right in conformity with the ethics of the Hippocratic teaching, the principles of the World Health ...

Source: Zenit News Agency
Published: 20 Feb 2006

Annual Harold Alper, M.D. Humanitarian Endowment Fund Established

The Harold Alper M.D. Humanitarian Lecture Series will include one lecture intended for a community-wide audience, covering such topics as end-of-life care, spirituality in medicine, medical ethics, psycho-social care, health policy, cultural disparities ...

Source: Chattanoogan.com
Published: 09 Jun 2008

A century on, do civilian and military medical ethics differ?

In a rather fundamental sense there is something antithetical about war and medicine ... else might civilian and military medical ethics differ? Perhaps the answer has something to do with the concept of military necessity. International humanitarian ...

Source: The Conversation
Published: 28 Jul 2014

Physician-academics help assess medical response on the ground in Iraq

The visit left the Stanford Medicine professor of pediatrics and senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies with questions about health care, humanitarian ethics, and conduct of war: Are there better ways to deliver emergency ...

Source: fsi.stanford.edu
Published: 07 Nov 2017

Sarah Venis: Debating evidence and innovation in humanitarian assistance—a conference without borders

For instance, there are now well established ethics frameworks for research in humanitarian ... a place to debate and further innovation and evidence in humanitarian medicine. For the MSF Scientific Day agendas and to watch the conference free live online ...

Source: blogs.bmj.com
Published: 19 May 2016

Debating the Ethics of Experimental Drugs

and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor of Bioethics at the New York University School of Medicine and founding director of the Division of Medical Ethics at the NYU Langone ... of a corporate entity to make humanitarian decisions—with conflicting ...

Source: Boston University
Published: 18 Mar 2015

Health Care in Danger: Launch of a Common Core on Ethics

The panel discussion will gather the authors and signatories of this common core on ethics. Within the framework of the Health Care in Danger (HCiD) project, the World Medical Association (WMA), the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM), the ...

Source: blogs.icrc.org
Published: 28 Jun 2015

Iraq Humanitarian Efforts

Ms. ALBUQUERQUE: Shelter, water, clothes, food, medicine, supplies. LAWTON: And it’s a very big area to have to cover? Ms. ALBUQUERQUE: It’s a very big area and again, it’s a problem also of access for the humanitarian organizations. How to reach ...

Source: PBS
Published: 21 Mar 2003

'Practical ethics' research gets a boost

assistant professor in the Bloomberg School's Department of Environmental Health and Engineering and in the School of Medicine's Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology; and Jessica Fanzo, Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Ethics ...

Source: HUB
Published: 11 Sep 2017

The Need for Professional Standards in Global Health

These discussions highlight the critical importance of establishing (and adhering to) core principles and codes of conduct in clinical medicine ... Code of Ethics and Conduct to guide good management practices for NGOs [10]. In the global humanitarian ...

Source: journalofethics.ama-assn.org
Published: 26 Mar 2015

The Ethical Quandary of Human Infection Studies

On the surface, voluntary infection research seems to contradict the first principle of medicine: do no harm ... also states that the risk of a study must be proportional to the humanitarian benefits it is expected to bring. Because they are controversial ...

Source: Scientific American magazine
Published: 19 Nov 2018

Debating evidence and innovation in humanitarian assistance: a conference without borders

For instance, there are now well established ethics frameworks for research in humanitarian ... a place to debate and further innovation and evidence in humanitarian medicine. For the MSF Scientific Day agendas and to watch the conference free live online ...

Source: BMC Blogs Network
Published: 19 May 2016

Humanitarian Disasters in the Networked Age

The talk was relevant to the Center’s Ethics and Governance ... on human rights, humanitarian issues, and technology in publications including the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, the Lancet, the Annals of Internal Medicine, and many others.

Source: Medium
Published: 06 Nov 2017

Humanitarian Blockchains: A New Tool to Solve Global Problems?

Storing information in a blockchain can make it easier to verify if the money or asset (food, medicine ... but with the potential humanitarian uses starting to be developed, we now need, more than ever, to keep ethics in mind. It is a fact that there ...

Source: ArcticStartup
Published: 19 Dec 2017

Do bright ideas in aid need checks and balances?

Balancing the risks The big difference between failed innovation in a commercial company and failed innovation in a humanitarian setting is that lives can literally be at risk. “Ethics in humanitarian ... that we have in medicine of 'do no harm'.

Source: IRIN
Published: 16 Jun 2015

Humanitarian Intervention in Libya?

With the lives of many Libyans at stake, pressure is building for the United States to lead a humanitarian intervention ... and writes on ethics and public policy. He is a professor at University of Maryland School of Medicine. He can be reached at ashamoo ...

Source: Foreign Policy in Focus
Published: 16 Mar 2011

Film on medicine, monopoly and malice to be screened Oct. 22 at Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University and the Oxford Consortium for Human Rights will screen the film, "Fire in the Blood," at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Center for Medicine ... for students on topics related to humanitarian law, aid, development, politics ...

Source: Hartford Courant
Published: 18 Oct 2015

Medical Ethics in the Shadow of the Holocaust: The Nazi Doctors, Racial Hygiene, Murder and Genocide

His paper, which was published in the May 1990 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, found that the methods used ... studying Holocaust Survivors and was granted the 2014 Kravitz Humanitarian award of the Psychoanalytic Institute.

Source: bumc.bu.edu
Published: 14 Jan 2016

Challenging Operations: An Ethical Framework to Assist Humanitarian Aid Workers in their Decision-making Processes

Programs appear to be distinguished by disciplines such as civil engineering, medicine, agronomy ... 2.2. Clinical ethics frameworks In referring to clinical ethics frameworks in the context of humanitarian action, we acknowledge that humanitarian action ...

Source: currents.plos.org
Published: 23 Jun 2014

Ethics on the near-future battlefield

Physicians are healers, not warriors; enhancing soldiers to kill undermines the integrity of medicine. Another ethical difficulty ... information to make the informed decisions that medical ethics require. Nor can officers order service personnel to ...

Source: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Published: 17 Dec 2015

Hospital Employees, Volunteer Win Awards

Phoebe Stieber was named the employee recipient of the Frist Humanitarian Award. Currently the associate administrator and ethics and compliance officer, Stieber's roles at CMC have also included director of occupational health and medicine and vice ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 24 May 2018

Don’t get fooled again! Unmasking two decades of lies about Golden Rice

Syngenta then developed a new version of Golden Rice, GR2, and donated it to its Golden Rice Humanitarian Board to ensure the GR2 ... and UP Manila College of Medicine, pointed out that the claim of the proponents that Golden Rice is safe is not backed ...

Source: GRAIN
Published: 04 Dec 2018