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  • Introducing Clinical Ethics Case Studies for Hastings Bioethics Forum

    Posted on November 21, 2022

    Each year, tens of thousands of clinical ethics case consultations are performed at hospitals around the country. These consultations respond to fraught, complex questions from patients, families, health care professionals,...
  • Health Care Professionals’ Burnout During Covid

    Posted on November 11, 2022

    Frontline physicians who cared for Covid-19 patients during the first wave of the pandemic in New York City and New Orleans reported multiple factors that contributed to their occupational stress...
  • A Housing Lens for Policy Ideas on Aging

    Posted on October 19, 2022

    Most Americans want to age in place, but that goal relies on housing affordability, accessibility, and proximity to services. A new project, led by Hastings Center research scholar Nancy Berlinger,...
  • Neuroscience and Society Series to Launch

    Posted on October 12, 2022

    The Hastings Center Report will launch a series of open-access articles and essays on the ethical, legal, and social implications of new findings in neuroscience. The series, supported by the...
  • Hiland Honored for Chatbot Warning

    Posted on October 11, 2022

    Chatbots powered by artificial intelligence, smartphone applications, and other “telemental” services are promoted as innovative solutions to skyrocketing rates of depression, anxiety, and mental distress. But they pose an array of harms, writes Emma Bedor Hiland in “How Smart Tech Tried to Solve the Mental Health Crisis and Only Made It Worse,” the winner of the 2022 David Roscoe Award for an Early-Career Essay on Science, Ethics, and Society.
  • Call for Nominations: The Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Nursing Awards

    Posted on September 20, 2022

    Nominations are open for the 2023 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Nursing Awards. Prizes of $25,000 each will go to three nurses who provide outstanding end-of-life care, based on compassionate service and...
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