Doing the right thing - not a simple as it sounds - Graduate Bioethics Program article in Wake Forest Magazine
November 16 2016
The Graduate Program in Bioethics will be featured in an article in the Spring 2017 (February) Wake Forest Magazine. If you wish to read the full article, here is the link.
Professor Mark Hall, Co-Director for the Graduate Programs in Bioethics, has been appointed to Brookings Institution as lone Nonresident Senior Fellow in Center for Health Policy.
October 3 2016
Mark Hall, the director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, has been appointed as the only Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Center for Health Policy at the Brookings Institution, part of the Washington, D.C.-based think tank’s Economic Studies research program.
"Ethics & Health Care - An Introduction" book published by WFU Graduate Program in Bioethics Faculty, John Moskop PhD
March 22 2016
Just published book written by our very own John Moskop, PhD, He is the Professor of Internal Medicine and Wallace and Mona Wu Chair of Biomedical Ethics at the Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He chairs the Clinical Ethics Committee at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and serves on the Ethics Committee of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is the author of more than one hundred articles and book chapters on a broad range of topics in bioethics. About the book Who should have access to assisted reproductive technologies? Which one of many seriously ill patients should be offered the next available transplant organ? When may a surrogate decision maker decide to withdraw life-prolonging measures from an unconscious patient? Questions like these feature prominently in the field of health care ethics and in the education of health care professionals. This book provides a concise introduction to the major concepts, principles and issues in health care ethics, using case studies throughout to illustrate and analyze challenging ethical issues in contemporary health care. Topics range widely, from confidentiality and truthfulness to end-of-life care and research on human subjects. Ethics and Health Care will be a vital resource for students of applied ethics, bioethics, professional ethics, health law and medical sociology, as well as students of medicine, nursing and other health care professions. For more details please go here.