Author Archive | Henry Silverman

Ethical and Professional Issues Reported by Medical Students

A recently published article in the Journal of Medical Ethics entitled “Through students’ eyes: ethical and professional issues identified by third-year medical students during clerkships”,  reported on the predominant ethical and professional issues cited by medical students.   Kaldjian and colleagues performed a content analysis of 272 Case Observation and Assessments written by  141 third-year medical […]

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Ethics in the News

Several recent news items worth mentioning: Eletronic Physicians Orders for End-of-Life Treatment States are creating electronic databases that will store physicians’ orders regarding the type of care patients want at the end of their lives. The goal is to make such orders more readily available to emergency workers, as paper based orders (including advance directives) […]

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