• philosophical issues
  • DR. LO: My hope is that you'll tackle some of the clinical dilemmas, sort of take all these philosophical issues and the new scientific knowledge and sort of really bring it down to the levels of patients, their families, and their doctors and giving them guidance that will actually help them when they're trying to make a specific decision. (georgetown.edu)
  • His dissertation, Philosophical Issues Concerning the Synthetic Theory of Evolution, was co-supervised by Ernest Nagel and Sidney Morgenbesser. (wikipedia.org)
  • While at the World Health Organization, he instituted an international collaboration among philosophers and economists on ethical, methodological, and philosophical issues raised by WHO's work in measurement of the global burden of disease and in developing methods for improving health resource allocation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ethics
  • Program in Ethics and Brain Sciences is formed in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Brain Sciences Institute, and focuses on the careful analysis ethical and social issues of revolving around brain sciences. (wikipedia.org)
  • During his time at Minnesota he was particularly active on issues relating to organ transplantation and genetics, and worked with Rosalie A. Kane on dilemmas of "everyday ethics" involving treatment of the elderly. (wikipedia.org)
  • fundamental
  • DR. WAGNER: I'll learn here I guess, so I guess maybe coming in I would have noted issues about privacy rights and fundamental issues about sort of - but hearing Bernie and ways in which data along these lines may have a fundamental impact on families in terms of wrestling with these very difficult decisions they have to reach. (georgetown.edu)
  • clinical
  • Obviously it seems to me that the crucial thing would be to give some guidance both in the clinical dilemmas and I guess that's what I was thinking of more when I came in and now thinking about the privacy issues more, so they both do seem important. (georgetown.edu)
  • public
  • It also offered the opportunity for the commission to convene in an open and public forum to encourage reasoned deliberation and consideration of public issues, including the impact of new technologies on our collective human well-being and our responsibilities to the environment. (georgetown.edu)
  • He began to take on the role of a public intellectual, applying philosophy in public discourse and speaking out on public policy issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • legal
  • Due to legal issues, the Army Medical Corps preferred federal prisons to state run institutions, and Terre Haute had the best medical facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • The issue of experimentation on human subjects gained prominence after World War II and the revelation of atrocities committed in the name of science. (wikipedia.org)