What are the moral considerations for triage in a time of pandemic? See my thoughts in this Catholic News Agency report. As LA County limits emergency care amid COVID surge, ethicists weigh in
Learn about a Vincentian priest who started a new order in rural Alabama as well as a religious sister who stopped not only a lynching–but a scalping. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0024363920970808
A review of John Carryou’s book on the Theranos crash and what it means for medicine and ethics.
Emerging issues in bioethics because of new technology and new laws. Published May 1, 2018
Note from the New Editor In Chief February 2018 St. James and Bioethics in the Public Square May 2018 A New Year and New Features for The Linacre Quarterly February 2019 Editorial May-August Combined Issue 2019 Exploring the Life and…
Pandemics present unique ethical problems for physicians and health care systems. The Catholic Church offers guidance on how to respect the dignity of the person even in the midst of such difficult times. https://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/us-bishops-coronavirus-response-must-utilize-ethical-principles
Check out two webcasts with Teresa Tomeo, OSV and fellow CMA physician Dr. Tom McGovern on making sense of the Coronavirus epidemic. https://teresatomeo.com/webcasts/
You can find my thoughts on conscience protection for health care providers, and how we might also respect patients here.
The National Catholic Register explored the topic of fetal tissue in vaccines; my comments to them are here
Read my comments to CNA on a Catholic approach to hospice care here.