Category Impact Ethics

Impact Ethics and the MUN Centre for Bioethics

The Impact Ethics blog (www.impactethics.ca) has a new home! The blog is now being managed by the Memorial University Centre for Bioethics (www.mun.ca/bioethics/). The Centre is an exciting new initiative in the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University. The same editorial team will continue to be involved with the blog, but we have a new […]

Prisoners Protest at Nova Scotia Jail

The prisoners at the Burnside jail, a correctional facility in Nova Scotia, are engaged in a non-violent protest and calling for changes  that will improve their health and well-being. Here is their statement.

A Time for Global Health Ethics

Solomon Benatar advocates for a paradigm shift in conceptions of health and Bioethics.

GET OUT OF THE WAY to PAVE THE WAY

Barry Hoffmaster discusses Steven Pinker’s call for bioethics to “get out of the way.”

Things I Accidentally Learned from Hope Amantine

Alice Dreger reflects on the role of Twitter in medical ethics.

Ethics Inside and Out

Letitia Meynell argues that professional schools must both integrate ethics across their curricula and include ethics education taught by people external to the profession and the school.

Developing Innovative Curricula in Public Health Ethics Using an Empirical Approach

Jason Behrmann, Marie-Josée Potvin, Vardit Ravitsky, and Bryn Williams-Jones argue that curriculum improvements are needed to support Canadian ethics educators in their training of future public health professionals