98 episodes

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 Teaching and Learning: Updated Lessons for Clinicians and Students From a Transgender Patient

    Ethics Teaching and Learning: Updated Lessons for Clinicians and Students From a Transgender Patient

    Ryan Sallans joins Ethics Teaching and Learning to discuss how to make health care spaces welcoming for LGBTQ+ patients.
    Recorded August 1, 2022.

    • 12 min
    Author Interview: “Wage Theft and Worker Exploitation in Health Care”

    Author Interview: “Wage Theft and Worker Exploitation in Health Care”

    Nicole Hallet joins Ethics Talk to discuss her article: “Wage Theft and Worker Exploitation in Health Care” 
    Recorded June 29, 2022. 
    Read the full article here. 

    • 5 min
    Author Interview: “A Case for Federal Labor Legislation to Protect Underpaid Home Care Workers”

    Author Interview: “A Case for Federal Labor Legislation to Protect Underpaid Home Care Workers”

    Dr Amanda Gray Rendón joins Ethics Talk to discuss her article: “A Case for Federal Labor Legislation to Protect Underpaid Home Care Workers” 
    Recorded July 1, 2022.
    Read the full article here. 

    • 5 min
    Author Interview: “Why the Post-Roe Era Requires Protecting Conscientious Provision as We Protect Conscientious Refusal in Health Care”

    Author Interview: “Why the Post-Roe Era Requires Protecting Conscientious Provision as We Protect Conscientious Refusal in Health Care”

    Dr Isa Ryan joins Ethics Talk to discuss her article, coauthored with Dr Ashish Premkumar and Professor Katie Watson: “Why the Post-Roe Era Requires Protecting Conscientious Provision as We Protect Conscientious Refusal in Health Care.”
    Recorded August 5, 2022. 

    • 6 min
    Ethics Talk: Illustrating the Importance of Workers Who Earn Low-Wages

    Ethics Talk: Illustrating the Importance of Workers Who Earn Low-Wages

    Dr Noelle Driver joins Ethics Talk to discuss the status of health care workers earning low-wages and Pheobe Cohen shares how her own experience in health care helps motivate her artistic practice as a comic maker.  
    Recorded May 19, 2022.
    Read the full September issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics, "What We Owe Health Workers Earning Low Wages," for free at our site: JournalOfEthics.org. 

    • 16 min
    Author Interview: “How Should Health Care Organizations Protect Personnel in Environmental Services and Related Fields?”

    Author Interview: “How Should Health Care Organizations Protect Personnel in Environmental Services and Related Fields?”

    Abigail Lowe joins Ethics Talk to discuss her article, coauthored with Dr Shawn Gibbs: “How Should Health Care Organizations Protect Personnel in Environmental Services and Related Fields?” 
    Recorded June 22, 2022.
    Read the full article here. 

    • 8 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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