Author Archives: impact ethics

In Support of Breastfeeding

Martha Paynter supports the World Health Assembly’s resolution on breastfeeding and calls for grassroots action to improve education, care, support and pride related to breastfeeding.

Time to Listen to Trans & Gender Diverse Children

Julia Temple Newhook explores the current shift in health care for trans and gender diverse children: from the shame of childhood closets to the celebration of self-acceptance.

Can Nurse Practitioners mention MAiD to patients?

Jocelyn Downie suggests that nurse practitioners can and should initiate discussions about medical assistance in dying with patients for whom it may be an option.

Improve Physician Collaboration on Patient Care

Edward Weiss maintains that doctors need to do a better job collaborating on patient care and he encourages those who agree to respond to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s call for comments on their recent policy proposals.

Time to Kneel

Arthur Caplan,Dominic Sisti, and Larissa Mogano call on professional athletes to protest the Trump Administration’s policies concerning migrant children at the United States-Mexico border.

Reflecting on sport culture in a world post-Nassar

Melissa D. McCradden argues the sports world could learn a thing or two from bioethics.

Clean Needle Pilot Programs at 2 Federal Prisons

Chelsea Cox comments on the introduction of two clean needle exchange pilot programs in Canadian prisons.