All GBI news letters

“What If We Have to Decide Who Gets a Ventilator?”

Many physicians have come face-to-face ethical challenges surrounding the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Daniela Lamas, a critical care doctor at Brigham and Women's Hospital, wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times recently to talk about her experience and her thoughts. Learn more here. Article by Dr. Daniela Lamas

By | April 3rd, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on “What If We Have to Decide Who Gets a Ventilator?”

“Patient Has Virus and Serious Cancer. Should Doctors Withhold Ventilator?”

New York has become the epicenter of the Coronavirus in the United States. Many physicians understand they may have to ration care. As of April 1, the hospitals in NYC have not run out of ventilators, but they know when cases rise even more, physicians will struggle to treat patients equally as resources will be [...]

By | April 2nd, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on “Patient Has Virus and Serious Cancer. Should Doctors Withhold Ventilator?”

“Pandemic: Netflix’s new series about global outbreaks is eerily timed, and moved me to tears”

Netflix dropped a new documentary series called "Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak" right before the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization. The series follows many heroes like scientists, doctors, and disaster experts. Dr. Syra Madad, a featured speaker in our upcoming webinar "Learning from [...]

By | March 31st, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on “Pandemic: Netflix’s new series about global outbreaks is eerily timed, and moved me to tears”

Henry Silverman Responds to “Writing DNR Orders for COVID-19 Patients” in The Washington Post

Dr. Henry Silverman responded to the March 26 front-page article Hospitals debate do-not-resuscitate orders over fears for staffers’ health,” in his letter published in the Washington Post on March 30.

By | March 31st, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Henry Silverman Responds to “Writing DNR Orders for COVID-19 Patients” in The Washington Post

Dr. Art Caplan, “A Medical Ethicist Answers Moral Questions Around Coronavirus”

Dr. Art Caplan, a member of the GBI Advisory Board, recently interviewed with the Editor at Large for TIME magazine about some common moral questions surrounding CoVid-19. He discussed questions about social distancing, supporting local businesses/restaurants, and much more. Learn more here. 

By | March 30th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Dr. Art Caplan, “A Medical Ethicist Answers Moral Questions Around Coronavirus”

Dr. Saskia Popescu, “If the coronavirus outbreak grows, can a strained US health care system keep up?”

Dr. Saskia Popescu, one of our featured speakers in the upcoming webinar, "Learning from the Past? Globalization and Coronavirus Spread," wrote an outstanding piece earlier this year on US health care challenges from COVID-19. Learn more here.

By | March 30th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Dr. Saskia Popescu, “If the coronavirus outbreak grows, can a strained US health care system keep up?”

Time Magazine Interviewed Dr. Bruce Gelb, GBI Board Member, about his experience with COVID-19

Time magazine published an article about Dr. Gelb's personal experience with COVID-19. The article is entitled "The Coronavirus Sidelined Me From My Work as a Doctor. Soon I'll Be Back on the Frontlines." Please click here

By | March 28th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Time Magazine Interviewed Dr. Bruce Gelb, GBI Board Member, about his experience with COVID-19

GBI Supports an Open Letter to the White House Coronavirus Task Force and U.S. Congress

The Hastings Center, a bioethics think tank, initiated a petition to urge the federal government to develop a more robust and ethical federal response to the pandemic.  It is intentionally focused on what the federal government can do, not the states and health systems.  The aim is to have bioethics faculty, fellows, and graduate students –people with [...]

By | March 23rd, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on GBI Supports an Open Letter to the White House Coronavirus Task Force and U.S. Congress

April 2019 Newsletter

By | April 5th, 2019|News-Letters|Comments Off on April 2019 Newsletter

September 2018 Newsletter

By | October 12th, 2018|News-Letters|0 Comments