Penn Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics

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Upcoming Events

Recovering Inside? Ethical Challenges in Correctional Mental Health Care

The ScattergoodEthics Program, with the support of the Leonard Davis Institute and in collaboration with the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation at Drexel, is holding a daylong conference at the National Constitution Center on October 20th: "Recovering Inside? Ethical Challenges in Correctional Mental Health Care.” Continuing education credits will be…

Decarcerating America: From Mass Punishment to Public Health

The Renee C. Fox Lecture in Medicine, Culture and Society will be held on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 12:00 PM in the Flyers/76ers Surgery Theatre at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.   “Decarcerating America: From Mass Punishment to Public Health”   Ernest Drucker, PhD Professor Emeritus of Family…

Recent News & Scholarship

How health technology can reinforce biases against the mentally ill

Imagine it is 2 a.m. in the ER at High Tech University Hospital. The charge nurse turns to his computer monitor to see who waits in triage. Three new patients. Alongside one of their names sits the dreaded red airplane icon. This means the patient has visited the ER more than…
    • Sisti

Trump's Dr. Oz Appearance Has Nothing To Do With Health

The [Dr. Oz] show has trumpeted, Trump will finally release some actual, specific medical records. (At least, the campaign said he would, then backed off and said the appearance would be “a conversation generally about well-being,” and then reversed again after the show’s taping.) But those records probably won’t clear…
    • Jonathan Moreno, PhD

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