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    Doctor Knows Best? Tubal Ligation in Young, Childless Women
    with Kathryn Goldrath
    Hastings Center Report 46 (5): 9-10. 2016.
    When a gynecologist asks a twenty-one-year-old patient about her use of contraception, he is surprised that she would like to have a tubal ligation. The patient says that she would “never want to bring a child into this screwed up world.” She has discussed tubal ligation with her boyfriend of one year, and he has told her that he accepts her decision. She asks her doctor if she can schedule the procedure as soon as possible. Her gynecologist mentions that he is concerned that she is very young a…Read more
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    The use of an online comment system in clinical ethics consultation
    with Katrina Hauschildt, Trisha K. Paul, Raymond De Vries, Christian J. Vercler, and Andrew G. Shuman
    AJOB Empirical Bioethics 8 (3): 153-160. 2017.
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    Flattening the Rationing Curve: The Need for Explicit Guidelines for Implicit Rationing during the COVID-19 Pandemic
    with Kayte Spector-Bagdady, Naomi Laventhal, Megan Applewhite, Janice I. Firn, Norman D. Hogikyan, Reshma Jagsi, Adam Marks, Renee McLeod-Sordjan, Lisa S. Parker, Christian J. Vercler, and Andrew G. Shuman
    American Journal of Bioethics 20 (7): 77-80. 2020.
    Volume 20, Issue 7, July 2020, Page 77-80.
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    Truly Personalized Medicine?
    with Colin R. Cooke and Edward B. Goldman
    Hastings Center Report 44 (4): 11-12. 2014.
    The patient wished to receive an experimental drug that she was instrumental in developing. After her diagnosis, she had investigated treatments that might help her condition and discovered that a specific compound could be beneficial. To further the development of this potential drug, she obtained preclinical data, founded a company, and sought investment from venture capitalists. The company was about to begin phase I testing, but the clinical trial had not yet opened. In addition, she would n…Read more
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    Commentary
    with Patricia J. Lyndale
    Hastings Center Report 41 (4): 15-16. 2011.
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    Doctor in the Family: Stories and Dilemmas Surrounding Illness in Relatives
    Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 8 (1): 1-3. 2018.
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    Moral Distress in Academic Medicine: My Brother’s Keeper?
    Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 3 (2): 18-20. 2013.
    In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:Moral Distress in Academic Medicine: My Brother’s Keeper?Lauren B. SmithAs a member of the hospital ethics committee, I’ve become the go–to person for any ethical issues that arise in our Department. Being a pathologist who is interested in ethics, I’m a rare bird. In this role, I get the occasional curbside consult when anyone has a question or concern. Shortly after an ethics lecture to our trainees, one of the junior residents app…Read more