Category Health Education

Let’s Talk About Wishes, Values, and Beliefs

Angel Petropanagos reflects on her experiences asking dialysis outpatients questions about healthcare wishes, values, and beliefs.

“Wine O’ Clock:” Alcohol and Gender Norms

Samantha Brennan critiques the ‘feminist-friendly’ framing of wine consumption and suggests that not all rejections of gender norms are good for women.

PoET Project: Prevention of Error-Based Transfers

Jill Oliver and Paula Chidwick describe a locally initiated Ethics Quality Improvement Project that aims to reduce ethical errors related to transfers from long-term care homes to hospital emergency departments.

Sunscreen, Gender norms, and Men’s Health

Samantha Brennan considers the effect of gender norms on men’s health and suggests that when it comes to health promotion, you’ve got to work with what you’ve got.

Global Health Collaborations: Justice, not Charity

Parisa Fallah and Mark Bernstein advocate for sustainable, educational, and collaborative approaches to global health work.

Frozen Eggs and Heated Debates

Angel Petropanagos reflects on public debates about social egg freezing.

Managing Adverse Events in Health Care

Kirstin Borgerson considers responses to adverse events in mainstream and alternative medicine.