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High-stakes ethics decisions are common in health care. What should you do? Each month, the AMA Journal of Ethics’ podcast, Ethics Talk, features interviews with influential experts and leaders on a wide range of cultural, historical, legal, and social topics in health care ethics. We sort through interesting, important, and difficult questions, talk about how to weigh competing values, and offer strategies for navigating real world tough cases.

Ethics Talk AMA Journal of Ethics

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 15 Ratings

High-stakes ethics decisions are common in health care. What should you do? Each month, the AMA Journal of Ethics’ podcast, Ethics Talk, features interviews with influential experts and leaders on a wide range of cultural, historical, legal, and social topics in health care ethics. We sort through interesting, important, and difficult questions, talk about how to weigh competing values, and offer strategies for navigating real world tough cases.

    Ethics Talk Series on US Abortion Care After Dobbs: How Dobbs Creates Unnecessary, Abnormal Risks for Clinicians and Patients

    Ethics Talk Series on US Abortion Care After Dobbs: How Dobbs Creates Unnecessary, Abnormal Risks for Clinicians and Patients

    Professor Katie Watson joins Ethics Talk to consider key questions about clinical and legal risk management for clinicians trying keep patients safe and for patients with complex pregnancies trying to stay alive.
    Recorded July 8, 2022.

    • 32 min
    Ethics Talk Series on US Abortion Care After Dobbs: How Do We Teach Evidence-Based Standard of Care Now?

    Ethics Talk Series on US Abortion Care After Dobbs: How Do We Teach Evidence-Based Standard of Care Now?

    Dr Jody Steinauer joins Ethics Talk to discuss possible responses to what the Dobbs decision demands of clinician-teachers. 
    Recorded August 29, 2022.
    Listen or read the transcript at JournalofEthics.org

    • 22 min
    Ethics Talk: How Consumer Advocacy Groups Advance Health Equity

    Ethics Talk: How Consumer Advocacy Groups Advance Health Equity

    Mark Rukavina joins Ethics Talk to discuss how consumer advocacy groups can help advance health justice and equity.
    Recorded July 25, 2022. 

    • 32 min
    Author Interview: “Informed Consent as a Means of Acknowledging and Avoiding Financial Toxicity as Iatrogenic Harm”

    Author Interview: “Informed Consent as a Means of Acknowledging and Avoiding Financial Toxicity as Iatrogenic Harm”

    Dr Kevin Shulman joins Ethics Talk to discuss his article, coauthored with Dr Barak Richman: “Informed Consent as a Means of Acknowledging and Avoiding Financial Toxicity as Iatrogenic Harm” 
    Recorded August 22, 2022.

    • 4 min
    Author Interview: “What Should US Policymakers Learn From International Drug Pricing Transparency Strategies?”

    Author Interview: “What Should US Policymakers Learn From International Drug Pricing Transparency Strategies?”

    Sarosh Nagar joins Ethics Talk to discuss his article, coauthored with Drs Leah Rand Aaron Kesselheim: “What Should US Policymakers Learn From International Drug Pricing Transparency Strategies?” 
    Recorded August 29, 2022.

    • 7 min
    Author Interview: “If Patients Don’t Use Available Health Service Pricing Information, Is Transparency Still Important?”

    Author Interview: “If Patients Don’t Use Available Health Service Pricing Information, Is Transparency Still Important?”

    Dr Christopher Whaley joins Ethics Talk to discuss his article, coauthored with Dr Austin Frakt: “If Patients Don’t Use Available Health Service Pricing Information, Is Transparency Still Important?”
    Recorded August 26, 2022.

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

amonduulii ,

Fills an important need.

There are very few places one can go to to hear leading thinkers and practitioners discussing current medical ethics issues. This is it. Great range of topics, timely, and the right length of time to go into detail.

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