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    Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD

    • Responding to Ebola: Health Care Professionals’ Obligations to Provide Care

      Posted on November 7, 2014

      As health care institutions in the United States prepare for Ebola patients, many have adopted the policy that those providing hands-on care should come from a pool of volunteers. Given the mixed history of health care providers’ willingness to care for patients during epidemics and pandemics, and the need for additional training in personal protective equipment for… Read more

    • We Need a Registry of Living Kidney Donors

      Posted on November 9, 2007

      On September 19, 2007, the board of the United Network for Organ Sharing deferred a decision to adopt uniform medical guidelines to protect the safety of living kidney donors. There is disagreement about what the guidelines should say, primarily because there is a lack of definitive data about the long-term health outcomes for living organ… Read more