By Autumn Dawn Galbreath, MD, MBA | March 15, 2018
In this week’s blog post, Dr. Autumn Dawn Galbreath discusses how healthcare professionals need both authority and vulnerability in their practice of healthcare. Vulnerability can help to strengthen the doctor-patient relationship, as well as further the work of the gospel.
By David Prentice, PhD | March 08, 2018
A recent innovation in creating model systems for studies of physiology and development has been the construction of organoids. These three-dimensional cellular structures resemble miniature organs in terms of functionality, and they can even be used to model development and differentiation and disease, as well as drug development. In this week’s blog post, Dr. David Prentice discusses the ethical implications of this new innovation.
By Jonathan Imbody | March 01, 2018
In the sixth of a series of blogs on conscience in healthcare, Jonathan Imbody continues the discussion on the importance of the new division created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address conscience and religious freedom in healthcare.
By Andrè Van Mol, MD | February 22, 2018
Efforts to re-examine the results of same-sex versus opposite-sex parenting are picking up steam. In this week’s blog post, Dr. Andre Van Mol explores the failures of scientific studies that are being used to support gay parenting.
By D. Joy Riley, MD, MA (Ethics) | February 15, 2018
On February 1, 2018, Ian Sample, the science editor at The Guardian, wrote an article entitled “UK doctors select first women to have ‘three person babies.’” Dr. Joy Riley discusses how the Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority (HFEA), Britain’s reproductive technologies regulatory agency, has given the go-ahead for “mitochondrial replacement therapy” and what bioethical questions this move brings up.
By Robert E. Cranston, MD, MA (Ethics) | February 08, 2018
In this week’s blog post, Dr. Robert Cranston joins the ongoing conversation about healthcare right of conscience and how it impacts an upcoming case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
By Jonathan Imbody | February 01, 2018
In the fifth of a series of blogs on conscience in healthcare, Jonathan Imbody discusses the importance of the new division created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address conscience and religious freedom in healthcare.
By David Stevens, MD, MA (Ethics) | January 25, 2018
Why is healthcare missions the key to completing the Great Commission? In this week’s blog post, Dr. David Stevens explores how healthcare can reach the unreached with God’s love and introduce how Remedy can make an impact.
By Autumn Dawn Galbreath, MD, MBA | January 18, 2018
Why do we as a profession care for ourselves so poorly? We learned in training to work long hours and ignore our own needs, even needs as basic as food, sleep and toileting. And for many of us, this just became a way of life. Dr. Autumn Dawn Galbreath discusses why self-care is so important for healthcare professionals.
By Jonathan Imbody | January 04, 2018
In the fourth of a series of blogs on conscience in healthcare, Jonathan Imbody discusses how changes to World Medical Association’s Declaration of Geneva is being used by right of conscience limiters to assert "patient's well-being" to leverage their agenda.