From end-of-life decision making to genetically modified organisms, health care and biotechnology are raising crucial dilemmas for ethics.
At the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, we work with hospitals, ethics committees, public health departments, and individual health care providers to develop practical approaches to hard problems. We deal with issues such as pandemics, health care for vulnerable patient populations, medically ineffective treatment, organ transplantation, and genetic testing. Out of our work, we have developed a rich set of articles, cases, and videos on all aspects of bioethics.
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Ethics in the News
The Trust Project is working to come up with tools to improve trust in the mainstream media.
What can nonprofits, board members, and donors do to foster empathy?
False stories about the presidential election have received high visibility on the news distribution sites.