Bioethics in Brief is a newsletter of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities, committed to promoting clinical health care and health policy which is patient-centered, compassionate, and just. Opinions expressed in the newsletter are those of the authors and do not represent the position of the Center.
In Public Policy
Should New York Legalize Physician Aid in Dying?
December 12, 2016
California's End of Life Option Act authorizing physician aid-in-dying (PAD) was...
Health Care Reform: What's New in 2010 and 2011
March 1, 2011
Readers are likely familiar with many of its major provisions, including the...
Influenza Quick Facts
January 1, 2010
Every year in the United States, on average 5 to 20 percent of the population...
Should We Send Illegal Immigrants Back Home when they Seek Medical Care?
October 1, 2009
Also: three myths about the ethics of health care reform, Paying physicians to...
When Patients Refuse Treatment
July 1, 2007
Also: HPV mandatory and Conscientious objection.
From the Caregiver's Perspective
November 1, 2005
Also: Culture & caregiving, When primary caregiver is not family.
Law Reform After Schiavo
September 1, 2005
Also: Clinicians & military prisoner abuse, Five wishes.