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    Diane Coleman

    • “End of Life,” Value Judgments, and Ending Lives

      Posted on August 6, 2012

      It may be more than just discrimination at work. As is to be expected, once people start reflecting on an essay as important and provocative as Bill Peace’s“Comfort Care as Denial of Personhood,”it seems there are ever more layers and aspects that beg exploration, discussion, and illumination. Theresa Soriano is probably the third physician either… Read more

    • Disability Discrimination

      Posted on July 11, 2012

      A powerful essay in the July-August Hastings Center Report describes a chilling encounter between a physician and a seriously ill disabled patient.  The author, William J. Peace, who has been paralyzed from the waist down since 1978, was hospitalized two years ago with a large, grossly infected stage four wound. While he had no illusions about the… Read more