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Arthur & Ilene Dalinka Penn Psychiatry Ethics Grand Rounds with Paul Appelbaum MD: “Patients’ Electronic Footprints: A New Source of Data for Mental Health Treatment?”

Paul S. Appelbaum, M.D. Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, and Law Director, Division of Law, Ethics, and Psychiatry Department of Psychiatry College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia University "Patients’ Electronic Footprints: A New Source of Data for Mental Health Treatment?" This presentation considers patients’ electronic footprints as a source…

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Doctor Outlines Plan to Battle Antibiotic Resistance in 'The Washington Post'

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ezekiel Emanuel, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, about his opinion piece in the Washington Post that argues the cheap price of antibiotics has led to…
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We need unbiased medical exams for presidential candidates

As unusual as the 2016 presidential election has been, one obvious aspect has gone largely unnoticed: By the time the next president of the United States is inaugurated on Jan. 20, 2017, he or she will have reached or come close to reaching 70 years old. That all the remaining major…
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