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Publications

The Affiliated Faculty and Staff of the Program for Biomedical Ethics are dedicated to publishing scholarly work and research in peer-reviewed journals. This list contains recent ethics related work from our faculty and staff.

Publications

Prasanna Ananth, MD, MPH

  • Ananth, P., Monsereenusorn, C., Ma, C., Al-Sayegh, H., Wolfe, J., & Rodriguez-Galindo, C. Influence of early-phase clinical trial enrollment on patterns of end-of-life for children with advanced cancer. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. Vol.65(1), Jan. 2018: e26748.
  • Ananth, P., Ma, C., Al-Sayegh, H., Kroon, L., Klein, V., Wharton, C., Hallez, E., Braun, I., Michelson, K., Rosenberg, A.R., London, W., Wolfe, J. Provider Perspectives on Use of Medical Marijuana in Children with Cancer. Pediatrics, Vol. 141(1), Jan. 2018: e20170559.
  • Ananth, P., Reed-Weston, A., Wolfe, J. Medical marijuana in pediatric oncology: a review of the evidence and implications for practice. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, Vol. 65(2), Feb. 2018: e26826.

Nancy Rockmore Angoff, MD, MPH, MEd

  • Angoff, N.R., Duncan, L., Roxas, N., Hansen, H.  Power Day: Addressing the Use and Abuse of Power in Medical Training.  Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 2016, 13(2), 203-2013,DOI 10.1007/s11673-016-9714-4

Lori Bruce

  • "Unmet Needs, Unwanted Persons: A Call for Expansion of Safe Haven Laws", Lori Bruce, Hastings Center Report. Volume 46, Issue 5. September/October 2016. Pages 7–8.
  • Duffy, Thomas, MD, Harvard University, Initiative on Health, Religion, and Spirituality, Blog post:In The Secular Profession of Medicine, March 1, 2019.
  • Duffy, Thomas, MD, Harvard University, Initiative on Health, Religion, and Spirituality, Blog post:Integrating Spiritual Care Into Palliative Medicine: A Personal Perspective, September 25, 2018.
  • &Duffy, Thomas, MD, Harvard University, Initiative on Health, Religion, and Spirituality, Blog post:Forgiveness A Public Health Issue?, August 16, 2018.
  • Duffy, Thomas, MD, Harvard University, Initiative on Health, Religion, and Spirituality, Blog post:Are Medicine And Religion Separate? Part 2: The Nature Of Physician Authority, June 11, 2018.

Brian Earp, MA, MSc, MPhil

  • Earp, B. D. (2019). Love and enhancement technology. In C. Grau & A. Smuts (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Love (online ahead of print). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Earp, B. D. (2019). The child’s right to bodily integrity. In D. Edmonds (Ed.). Ethics and the Contemporary World (pp. 217-235) Abingdon and New York: Routledge.
  • Shahvisi, A., & Earp, B. D. (2019). The law and ethics of female genital cutting. In S. Creighton & L.-M. Liao (Eds.) Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery: Solution to What Problem? (pp. 58-71). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Earp, B. D., & Vierra, A. (2018). Sexual orientation minority rights and high-tech conversion therapy. In D. Boonin (Ed.), Handbook of Philosophy and Public Policy (pp. 535-550). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Earp, B. D. and The Brussels Collaboration on Bodily Integrity. (2019). Medically unnecessary genital cutting and the rights of the child: moving toward consensus. American Journal of Bioethics, in press
  • Earp, B. D., Skorburg, J. A., Everett, J. A. C., & Savulescu, J. (2019). Addiction, identity, morality.American Journal of Bioethics: Empirical Bioethics, 10(2), 136-153.
  • Earp, B. D., and Darby, R. (2019). Circumcision, autonomy and public health. Public Health Ethics, 12(1), 64-81.
  • Earp, B. D., & Savulescu, J. (2018). Love drugs: Why scientists should study the effects of pharmaceuticals on human romantic relationships. Technology in Society, 52(1), 10-16.
  • Earp, B. D. (2018). Psychedelic moral enhancement. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement, 83(1), 415-439.
  • Earp, B. D., & Steinfeld, R. (2018). Genital autonomy and sexual well-being. Current Sexual Health Reports, 10(1), 7-17.
  • Griffy-Brown, C., Earp, B. D., & Rosas, O. (2018). Technology and the good society. Technology in Society, 52(1), 1-3.
  • Frisch, M., & Earp, B. D. (2018). Circumcision of male infants and children as a public health measure in developed countries: a critical assessment of recent evidence. Global Public Health, 13(5), 626-641
  • Earp, B. D., Wudarczyk, O. A., Foddy, B., & Savulescu, J. (2017): Addicted to love: What is love addiction and when should it be treated? Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology, Vol. 24, No. 1, 77-92.
  • Earp, B. D. (2017). What is it like to be a bee?Think: A Journal of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, Vol. 16, No. 45, 43-49.
  • Earp, B. D., Foddy, B., Wudarczyk, O. A., & Savulescu, J. (2017). Love addiction: reply to Jenkins and Levy. Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology, 24(1), 101-103
  • Earp, B. D., Douglas, T., & Savulescu, J. (2017). Moral neuroenhancement. In S. Johnson & K. Rommelfanger(Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics (pp. 166-184). Abingdon and New York: Routledge..
  • Danaher J., Earp, B. D., & Sandberg, A. (2017). Should we campaign against sex robots? In J. Danaher & N. McArthur (Eds.), Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications (pp. 47-71). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Can you be gay by choice? In D. Edmonds (Ed.), Philosophers Take on the World (pp. 95-98). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Degrees of sexual harm. In D. Edmonds (Ed.), Philosophers Take on the World (pp. 10-14). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Prostitution and disability. In D. Edmonds (Ed.), Philosophers Take on the World (pp. 99-103). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Boys and girls alike: The ethics of male and female circumcision. In E. C. H. Gathman (Ed.), Women, Health, & Healthcare: Readings on Social, Structural, & Systemic Issues (pp. 113-116). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.
  • Earp, B. D., Foddy, B., Wudarczyk, O. A., & Savulescu, J. (in press). Love addiction: Reply to Jenkins and Levy. Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology, in press.
  • Earp, B. D., & Savulescu, J. (2016). Is there such a thing as a love drug? Reply to McGee. Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology, Vol. 23, No. 2, 93-96.
  • Carmack, A., Notini, L., & Earp, B. D. (2016). Should surgery for hypospadias be performed before an age of consent? Journal of Sex Research, Vol. 53, No. 8, 1047-1058.
  • Earp, B. D., Sandberg, A., & Savulescu, J. (2016). The medicalization of love: Response to critics. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Vol. 25, No. 4, 759-771.
  • Frisch, M., & Earp, B. D. (2016). Problems in the qualitative synthesis paper on sexual outcomes following non-medical male circumcision by Shabanzadeh et al. Danish Medical Journal. Vol. 63, No. 7, A5245.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Infant circumcision and adult penile sensitivity: Implications for sexual experience. Trends in Urology & Men’s Health, Vol. 7, No. 4, 17-21.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Between moral relativism and moral hypocrisy: Reframing the debate on “FGM.” Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, Vol. 26, No. 2, 105-144 and E1-E28.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Male circumcision: Who should decide? Pediatrics, Vol. 37, No. 5, e-letter.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Mental shortcuts. Hastings Center Report, Vol. 46, No. 2, inside front cover.
  • Earp, B. D., & Moen, O. M. (2016). Paying for sex—only for people with disabilities? Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 42, No. 1, 54-56.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Science cannot determine human values. Think: A Journal of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, Vol. 15, No. 43, 17-23.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). In defence of genital autonomy for children. Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 41, No. 3, 158-163.
  • Earp, B. D., & Hauskeller, M. (2016). Binocularity in bioethics—and beyond. American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 16, No. 2, W3-W6.

Matthew S. Ellman, MD

  • Talwalkar JS, Moriarty JP, Ellman MS. Students’ experiences with death and dying prior to medical school: a content analysis of students’ written reflections. Amer J Hospice & Palliative Medicine. 2019; https://doi.org/10.1177/1049909119847965.
  • Holt SR, Rosenbaum J, Ellman M, Doolittle B, Tobin DG. Physicians should play a role in ensuring safe firearm ownership. J Gen Intern Med. 2019; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-019-05034.2.
  • Ellman MS. Simulation training in palliative care: state of the art and future directions. Advances in Medical Education and Practice. 2018;9:915-924.
  • Holt SR, Rosenbaum J, Ellman M, Doolittle B, Tobin DG. Physicians should play a role in ensuring safe firearm ownership. J Gen Intern Med. 2019; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-019-05034.2.
  • Bapat A, Ellman MS, Moyer K, Morrison LM. Palliative Care Teaching in the Yale Internal Medicine Curriculum: How Are We Doing? (S710). Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2017;53(2):414 – 415.
  • Moyer K, Morrison LM, Encandela J, Kennedy C, Plumley E, Bapat A, Ellman MS. A New Competency-Based Instrument to Assess Residents’ Self-Efficacy and Knowledge in Palliative Care (S779). Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2017;53(2);453 – 454.
  • Moyer K, Bapat A, Morrison LM, Ellman MS. Are Internal Medicine Residents Meeting the Bar? Comparing Resident Knowledge and Self-Efficacy to Published Palliative Care Competencies (S777). Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2017; 53(2):452 – 453.
  • Tse CS, Ellman MS. Development, implementation, and evaluation of a terminal and hospice care educational online module for pre-clinical students. BMJ Support and Palliat Care. 2016.
  • Ellman MS, Putnam A, Green M, Pfeiffer C, Bia M.  Demonstrating medical student competency in palliative care: development and evaluation of a new “OSCE” station. J Palliat Med. 2016.
  • Ellman MS, Fortin AH, Putnam A, Bia M.Implementing and evaluating a four-year integrated end-of-life care curriculum for medical students. Teaching and Learning in Med. 2016; 28(2):229-239.
  • Tse CS, Morrison LJ, Ellman MS. Pre-clinical medical students’ diverse educational and emotional responses to a required hospice experience. Amer J Hospice & Palliative Medicine. 2016.doi.org/10.1177/1049909116652574
  • Ellman MS, Putnam A, Green M, Pfeiffer C, Bia M.  Demonstrating medical student competency in palliative care: development and evaluation of a new “OSCE” station. J Palliat Med. 2016;19(7):706-11. 
  • Doolittle B, Tobin D, Ellman M, Genao I, Ruser C, Brienza R. Implementing the patient-­centered medical home in residency education.Educ Health. 2015; 28(1):74-78. 
  • "Unmet Needs, Unwanted Persons: A Call for Expansion of Safe Haven Laws", Lori Bruce, Hastings Center Report. Volume 46, Issue 5. September/October 2016. Pages 7–8.