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Ms. Anderson founded Beekman Wealth Advisory in 2003 to provide bespoke research, counsel, and outsourced-CIO services to private wealth holders and fiduciaries. Functioning as a retained client advocate, she has more than 30 years of investment experience, with prior tenures as the Chief Investment Officer of a Forbes 400 family office and on the investment… Read more
The creation of humanlike intelligence in a nonbiological being would be the greatest achievement in human history.
Many experts believe this will happen within decades. What role should, or could, regulatory bodies play?
BIOETHICS FORUM ESSAY
The federal government’s proposed rule to disqualify families from public housing if any member is undocumented will harm children, families, and cities.
People with disabilities are experts at navigating a world that is not built for them – often by turning to technologies such as voice recognition devices and cochlear implants. But which technologies, and under what circumstances, truly enhance a person’s ability to live the most meaningful, flourishing life? And, which technologies, and in what cases,… Read more
Through a series of public events featuring writers, scholars, and artists with disabilities, the project will explore how technologies can be used to promote or thwart human flourishing.
HASTINGS CENTER NEWS
Should religion play a role in a doctor’s care of seriously ill patients? The author, a hematologist/oncologist who teaches Jewish medical ethics, writes: “A physician’s outlook may be shaped by religious standards without having to impose it on the patient.”
Director: Erik Parens Co-director: Joel Michael Reynolds Chief Project Advisor: Rosemarie Garland-Thomson Funder: National Endowment for the Humanities The Art of Flourishing: Conversations on Disability and Technology convenes a series of six public events in New York City during 2019 to 2021 that will explore how technologies can be used to promote or thwart meaningful,… Read more
On May 7, New York City officials unveiled details of NYC Care, a new program in the nation’s largest public health system that aims to improve health care access for about 300,000 low-income New Yorkers who are ineligible for insurance because of their immigration status. The initiative, announced in January, reflects lessons from a 2016-2017… Read more
Hastings Center scholar Nancy Berlinger told the PBS NewsHour that conscience objections by health care providers, which were expanded under regulations finalized in early May by the Department of Health and Human Services, can lead to certain medical procedures becoming stigmatized, leading to worse treatment or deterring patients from seeking treatment at all.
IN THE MEDIA