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The EthicsLab Podcast explores current health care ethics issues with national experts to provide better knowledge and practical results. Join us as we work to enable health care professionals and community leaders to deliver the best possible health care experience.

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The EthicsLab Podcast explores current health care ethics issues with national experts to provide better knowledge and practical results. Join us as we work to enable health care professionals and community leaders to deliver the best possible health care experience.

    Addiction and Trust: Part II from Melbourne

    Addiction and Trust: Part II from Melbourne

    Offering a composite picture of someone with a drug addiction is not easy. It is not specific to gender, age, income, education, ethnicity, or geography. In this second episode on addiction and medically supervised injection rooms, we go to Melbourne Australia and speak to health care leaders there, on their experience with these programs. Again, […]

    • 27 min
    Harm Reduction: Safe Injection Sites

    Harm Reduction: Safe Injection Sites

    Harm reduction programs like needle exchange programs or medically supervised injection sites aim to a) respond to the addiction health issues of those who are dependent on injection drugs, and b) respond to the broader public health impact of addiction on a community such as a high amount of drug overdose or the transmission of […]

    • 32 min
    Virtual Ethics Consultation: A Digital Approach

    Virtual Ethics Consultation: A Digital Approach

    Today, tough choice healthcare ethics dilemmas are discussed by patients, their loved ones and health care professionals. These discussions are about the care and treatment plan of the patient based on their values. Most often these discussions and decisions have been held in person. As healthcare moves to virtual care, especially in our current COVID19 […]

    • 28 min
    Portland Street Medicine: A Local Picture

    Portland Street Medicine: A Local Picture

    Street Medicine is local and international. In this second episode on Street Medicine we hear about health care leaders in Portland, Oregon responding to the needs in their community. The challenge? Nationally, Oregon has the fourth highest rate of homelessness and the second highest rate of families without shelter. In recent years Portland’s chronic homelessness […]

    • 33 min
    Street Medicine: Serving an Excluded Community

    Street Medicine: Serving an Excluded Community

    A 2019 White House Report tells us that half a million people are homeless each night in the UnitedStates.In 1992, Dr. Jim Withers began doing street rounds in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, bringing medical care to the homeless. Since that time the Street Medicine Institute he founded has grown to become international organization. In 2015, CNN named […]

    • 31 min
    COVID-19: Physicians Diving Deep

    COVID-19: Physicians Diving Deep

      COVID19 has caused all of us to prepare and it has also demanded something from us. We hear many stories of the technical and resource preparation. In this episode we speak with three physicians from California and Washington state about their preparation and what it has demanded from them. We hear people in frontier […]

    • 22 min

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