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Testimonials: GBI Summer School | August 3 – 8, 2020

GBI Summer School program had an incredible depth and breadth of presenters and information. In addition, the high caliber of attendees made the program a wonderful learning and networking experience with brilliant participants from around the world. While meeting in person is often much better, the online presentations, film screenings, webinars, and breakout sessions were [...]

By |2020-10-29T20:35:42+00:00August 20th, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Testimonials: GBI Summer School | August 3 – 8, 2020

Did Russia’s Most Influential Bioethicist Get a Coronavirus Vaccine?

Along with the announcement that his government had approved Sputnik V, the supposed Russian coronavirus vaccine, Vladimir Putin also indulged in a moment of paternal pride: Wanting to confirm his personal confidence in the vaccine, he mentioned that one of his daughters was among the early recipients. This raises a couple of intriguing questions: Which daughter [...]

By |2020-08-18T15:25:21+00:00August 18th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Did Russia’s Most Influential Bioethicist Get a Coronavirus Vaccine?

Pinning hopes on vaccine is not the right coronavirus strategy, expert says

"Pinning all our hopes on a vaccine that works immediately is not the right strategy," Dr. William Haseltine, a former professor at Harvard University's medical and public health schools, told CNN's Wolf Blitzer. Learn more here. Article by Steve Almasy, Christina Maxouris and Holly Yan

By |2020-07-26T01:43:23+00:00July 26th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Pinning hopes on vaccine is not the right coronavirus strategy, expert says

Open Letter To Medical Students On The Road Ahead To Becoming Professional Physicians

Dr. Ira Bedzov, an Advisory Board Member of Global Bioethics Initiative, writes a letter for future physicians. Read more here. Letter published in Forbes

By |2020-07-16T17:54:49+00:00July 16th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Open Letter To Medical Students On The Road Ahead To Becoming Professional Physicians

Fertility rate: ‘Jaw-dropping’ global crash in children being born

The world is ill-prepared for the global crash in children being born which is set to have a "jaw-dropping" impact on societies, say researchers. Learn more here. Article by James Gallagher

By |2020-07-16T17:52:19+00:00July 16th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Fertility rate: ‘Jaw-dropping’ global crash in children being born

COVID-19 makes clear that bioethics must confront health disparities

Take a look behind what bioethics is and why it is important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more here. Article by Joseph J. Fins

By |2020-07-09T03:16:11+00:00July 9th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on COVID-19 makes clear that bioethics must confront health disparities

Podcast on COVID-19 ‘Making The Call’ With Dr. Jonathan Moreno and Dr. Zeke Emanuel

Endeavor Content is launching the new weekly podcast this Wednesday, Making the Call, from world-class bioethicists Dr. Zeke Emanuel and Dr. Jonathan Moreno, which will focus on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the progress that has been made around the globe, and what needs to be done to quell the pandemic. Learn more here. Article by Anthony D'Alessandro

By |2020-07-02T04:24:30+00:00July 2nd, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Podcast on COVID-19 ‘Making The Call’ With Dr. Jonathan Moreno and Dr. Zeke Emanuel

Nursing homes represent more than 1 in 4 COVID-19 deaths

As federal data collection becomes more robust, a clearer picture is emerging of the ravages of COVID-19 in nursing homes. Learn more here. Article by Justin Myers and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar

By |2020-07-02T04:27:09+00:00July 2nd, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Nursing homes represent more than 1 in 4 COVID-19 deaths