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.

Sandra L. Alfano, PharmD, FASHP, CIP

  • Alfano SL: Ethical Considerations in Clinical Research; Chapter in Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation, Aparasu RR, and Bentley JP, Editors, Jones and Bartlett Learning, Massachusetts, 2014.
  • Alfano SL: Community Based Participatory Research, Article in Bioethics, 4th Edition, Jennings B Editor in Chief, Macmillan Reference USA, Michigan, 2014.
  • Alfano SL: Conducting research with human subjects in international settings: Ethical considerations. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine 2013; 86 (3):315-321.  PMCID: PMC3767216
  • Alfano SL, Piedrahita LE, Uscinski, KT, Palma, GI: Strengthening Capacity for Human Research Protections: a Joint Initiative of Yale University, CIDEIM, and Univalle. IRB Ethics and Human Research 2012; 34 (5):16-20.

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.
  • Knobf MT, Major-Campos M, Chagpar AB, Seigerman A, McCorkle. “Promoting quality breast cancer care: Psychosocial  distress screening”, Palliative and Supportive Care 2014 Feb; 12(1): 75-80. 
  • Sen S, Wang S, Soulos PR, Frick KD, Long JB, Roberts KB, Yu JB, Evans SB, Chagpar AB, Gross CP. “Examining The Cost-Effectiveness of Radiation Therapy Among Older Women With Favorable-Risk Breast Cancer”, The Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2014 March; 106(3). [Epub ahead of print 2014 Mar 5].
  • Tewari A, Chagpar AB. “Worry about breast cancer recurrence: a population-based analysis”, Am Surg 2014 Jul; 80(7): 640-5.
  • Fenn KM, Evans SB, McCorkle R, DiGiovanna MP, Pusztai L, Sanft T, Hofstatter EW, Killelea B, Knobf MT, Lannin DR, Abu-Khalaf M, Horowitz NR, Chagpar AB. “Impact of Financial Burden of Cancer on Survivors’ Quality of Life?”, Journal of Oncology Practice, 2014 Sep; 10(5):332-8 [Epub ahead of print 2014 May 27].
  • Killelea B, Long J, Chagpar AB, Ma X, Wang R, Ross J, Gross C. “The evolution of breast cancer screening in the Medicare population: Clinical and economic implications", The Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2014 Jul 16; 106(8) [Epub ahead of print].
  • Bulloch K, Irwin M., Chagpar AB, Pusztai L, Killelea B, Horowitz N, Hofstatter E, Abu-Khalaf M, DiGiovanna M, Chung G, Sanft T. “A Systematic Approach to Providing Breast Cancer Survivors with Survivorship Care Plans: A Feasibility Study”, Journal of Oncology Practice (2014, in press). • Gross CP, Long JB, Ross JS, Abu-Khalaf MM, Wang R, Killelea BK, Gold HT, Chagpar AB, Ma X. “The Cost of Breast Cancer Screening in the Medicare Population”, JAMA Internal Medicine 2013; 173(3): 220-6.
  • Bonito A, Horowitz N, McCorkle R, Chagpar AB. “Do health care professionals discuss the emotional impact of cancer with patients?”, Psycho-Oncology 2013; 22(9):2046-50.
  • Chagpar AB, Galsky M, Patel J. “Responding to the Global Cancer Crisis through Innovation, Leadership”, ASCO Daily News Expert Editorial, 2013. • Winer J, Ong C, Margolies L, Dai F, Patridge E, Chagpar AB “Awareness of HPV and its vaccine among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) populations”, Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013; 31:suppl; abstr.

Matthew J. Drago

  • Drago MJ, Aaronson PL, Madrigal V, Yau J, Morrison W. Are family characteristics associated with attendance at family centered rounds in the pediatric intensive care unit? Ped Critl Care Med. 2013 Feb;14(2):e93-7.
  • Drago MJ, Kim BS, Elder D, Bennet D, Rosenbach M. All-trans retinoic acid-induced scrotal ulcers in an African American patient with acute promyelocytic leukemia. Cutis. 2013 May; 91(5): 246-7.

Lydia Dugdale, MD  

  • Dugdale, LS. Medicine’s Metaphysics. Hastings Cent Rep. 43(2):7-8. 
  • Dugdale L.S. A Thousand Little Deaths. Hastings Cent Rep. 41(4):10.
  • Dugdale L.S., Ridenour A.A. Making Sense of the Roman Catholic Directive to Extend Life Indefinitely. Hastings Cent Rep. 41(2):28-29.Dugdale L.S. The Fighter. J Gen Intern Med. 26(1):99-100.
  • Dugdale L. The Art of Dying Well. Hastings Cent Rep. 40(6):22-4. 

Brian Earp, MD

  • 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., Foddy, B., Wudarczyk, O. A., & Savulescu, J. (2017). Love addiction: Reply to Jenkins and Levy. Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology, Vol. 24, No. 1. 101-103.
  • Earp, B. D., & Savulescu, J. (in press). Love drugs: Why scientists should study the effects of pharmaceuticals on human romantic relationships. Technology in Society, in press.
  • Earp, B. D., Douglas, T., & Savulescu, J. (in press). Moral neuroenhancement. In S. Johnson & K. Rommelfanger (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics. New York: Routledge.
  • Danaher J., Earp, B. D., & Sandberg, A. (in press). Should we campaign against sex robots? In J. Danaher & N. McArthur (Eds.), Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications. 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., Wudarczyk, O. A., Foddy, B., & Savulescu, J. (in press): Addicted to love: What is love addiction and when should it be treated? Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology, in press.
  • Frisch, M., & Earp, B. D. (in press). Circumcision of male infants and children as a public health measure indeveloped countries: A critical assessment of recent evidence. Global Public Health, in press.
  • 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., & 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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • Ellman MS, Fortin AH. Teaching medical student how to communicate with patients having serious illness: comparison of two approaches to experiential, skill-based, and self-reflective learning. Yale J Bio Med. 2012; 85(2): 261-270.
  • Ellman MS, Schulman-Green D, Blatt L, Asher S, Viveiros D, Clark J, Bia M. Using Online Learning and Interactive Simulation to Teach Spiritual and Cultural  Aspects of Palliative Care to Interprofessional Students. J Pall Med. 2012; 15:1-8.
  • 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. In press.
  • 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. In press. 

Cary Gross, MD

  • Tinetti, M. E., McAvay, G. J., Murphy, T. E., Gross, C. P., Lin, H. and Allore, H. G. (2012), Contribution of Individual Diseases to Death in Older Adults with Multiple Diseases. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 60: 1448–1456. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04077.x
  • Joseph S. Ross, Cary P. Gross, and Harlan M. Krumholz.  Promoting Transparency in Pharmaceutical Industry–Sponsored Research. American Journal of Public Health: January 2012, Vol. 102, No. 1, pp. 72-80.doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300187
  • Ross, J. S., Lehman, R., & Gross, C. P. (2012). The Importance of Clinical Trial Data Sharing: Toward More Open Science. Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes, 5(2), 238-240.
  • Rathi V, Dzara K, Gross CP, Hrynaszkiewicz I, Joffe S, Krumholz HM, Strait KM, Ross JS. British Medical Journal. Sharing of clinical trial data among trialists: a cross sectional survey November 20, 2012 -

Michael Kelley Gusmano, PhD 

  • Berlinger, N. and M.K. Gusmano. 2014. “Undocumented Immigrants and Access to Care,” Bioethics, 4th Edition. Editor in Chief, Bruce Jennings, Gale-Macmillan Reference USA.
  • Berlinger, N. and M.K. Gusmano. 2014. “Taking Seriously Ill People Seriously: Ethics and Policy Dimensions of the Chronic Disease/End-of-Life Care Continuum.” Chapter 17.1 in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues. Edited by Akira Akabayashi. Oxford: Oxford University Press: 595-609.
  • Berlinger, N., M.K. Gusmano and E. Turbiner. 2014. “Revisiting ‘The Clinic’: Ethical and Policy Challenges in U.S. Community Health Centers,” Health Economics, Policy and Law, DOI: 10.1017/S1744133114000140, Published online: 20 May 2014.
  • Gusmano, M.K. 2014. “Access to Health Care,” Bioethics, 4th Edition. Editor in Chief, Bruce Jennings, Gale-Macmillan Reference USA.
  • Gusmano, M.K. 2014. “Health Policy in the U.S.,” Bioethics, 4th Edition. Editor in Chief, Bruce Jennings, Gale-Macmillan Reference USA.
  • Gusmano, M.K. 2014. “Regional Variation in China’s Health Care System,” in Comparative Health Care Federalism: Competition and Collaboration in Multistate Systems Edited by K. Fierlbeck and H. Palley. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company. 
  • Gusmano, M.K. and S. Allin. 2014. “Framing the Issue of Ageing and Health Care Spending: Canada, UK and the US” Journal of Health Economics Policy and Law DOI: 10.1017/S1744133114000115. 
  • Gusmano, M.K. 2014. “Is it reasonable to deny older patients treatment for glioblastoma?” Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Summer: 183-189.
  • Johnston, J., M.K. Gusmano and P. Patrizio. 2014. “Preterm Births, Multiples, and Fertility Treatment: Recommendations for changes to policy and clinical practices,” Fertility & Sterility DOI:
  • Johnston, J., M.K. Gusmano and P. Patrizio. 2014. In Search of Real Autonomy for Fertility Patients,” Health Economics, Policy and Law DOI:
  • Kaebnick, G.E., M.K. Gusmano, and T.H. Murray. 2014. “The Ethical Issues of Synthetic Biology: Next Steps and Prior Questions,” The Hastings Center Report, 44(6): S4-S26. 
  • Kaebnick, G.E., M.K. Gusmano, and T.H. Murray. 2014. “How Can We Best Think about an Emerging Technology?” (foreword), Synthetic Future: Can We Create What We Want Out of Synthetic Biology?” Hastings Center Report 44(6): S2-S3. 
  • Sorenson, C., M.K. Gusmano, and A. Oliver. 2014. “The politics of comparative effectiveness research: lessons from recent history,” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 39(1), 139-170.

Bonnie Kaplan, PhD

  • Kaplan, B., Liaw S-T., Subbian, V., Courtney, K.L., Hochheiser, H. Goodman, K.W., "Promoting Ethical and Professional Responsibility in Biomedical Informatics Education," American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, Washington, DC, November 2017, available at and
  • Ranchordás, S. and Kaplan, B., “Health for Alzheimer’s Disease: Regulation, Consent, and Privacy Concerns,” Beyond IP: The Future of Privacy, ed. S. Yanisky-Ravid, New York: Fordham University Press, (forthcoming, 2017).
  • Kaplan, B., "Telemedicine Needs Ethical Guidelines," Hastings Bioethics Forum, October 26, 2016. Available at
  • Kaplan, B., "Forward," Consumer Health Informatics, Thomas Wetter, New York: Springer, 2016, pp. v-vii. 
  • Kaplan, B., "Evaluation of People, Social, and Organizational Issues–Sociotechnical Ethnographic Evaluation," Evidence-Based Health Informatics - Promoting Safety and Efficiency through Scientific Methods and Ethical Policy, eds. E. Ammenwerth and M. Rigby, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics Series, Amsterdam: IOS Press, (2016), pp. 114-125.
  • Kaplan B., "Selling Health Data: De-Identification, Privacy, and Speech," Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 24(3):256-271, 2015. 
  • Kaplan, B., "How Should Health Data Be Used? Privacy, Secondary Use, and Big Data Sales," Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 25(2): 312-329, 2016329.
  • Kaplan, B., "Patient Health Data Privacy," The Future of Privacy, ed. Shlomit Yanisky-Ravid, New York: Fordham University Press (forthcoming). 
  • Adams M.B., Kaplan B., Sobko H.J., Kuziemsky C., Ravvaz K., Koppel R., "Learning from Colleagues about Healthcare IT Implementation and Optimization: Lessons from a Medical Informatics Listserv," Journal of Medical Systems 39(1):157-162, 2015, DOI 10.1007/s10916-014-0157-3.
  • Aarts, J., Adams, S., Kaplan, B., DeMuro, P.R., Solomonides, T., "Protecting Patient Privacy in Cyber Environments,” American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, Chicago, IL, November 2016, forthcoming available at
  • Petersen C., DeMuro P., Goodman K.W., Kaplan B., "Sorrell v. IMS Health: Issues And Opportunities for Informaticians," Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 20(1):35-37, January 2013, doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2012-001123. 
  • Kaplan B, Koppel R, Kuziemsky C, Ravvaz K, Sobko H, and Adams MB. “Insights from the Implementation Forum’s Discussions: What Thirty Percent of AMIA members Say about HIT Implementation and Use.” American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposiu, Washington, DC, November 2013, available at
  • Wetter T, van Vorhees B, Kaplan B, DeMuro PR, Waldo AB. "Ethical, Legal, and Public Policy Barriers to Unleashing The Full Power of Consumer Health Informatics for Care Delivery," American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, Washington, DC, November 2013, available at 

Stephen Latham, JD, PhD

  • The Cambridge Companion to Genetics, Ethics and Education (Book). S. Bouregy, E. Grigorenko, S.  Latham and M. Tan, eds. (New York: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2017).
  • Lawrence Gostin's Enthusiastic Globalism (Book Review), 46 Hastings Center Report 6, 43-44 (2016)
  • Political theory, values and public health, 9 Public Health Ethics 2, 139-49 (2016)
  • Moral distress and cooperation with wrongdoing (Open Peer Commentary), 16 American Journal of Bioethics12, 31-32 (2016)
  • Proceed With Caution: The NIH won't follow the U.K.'s lead on human genome editing, but others in the U.S. will (Blog post). US News and World Report “Policy Dose” Blog, February 8, 2016. 
  • Encyclopedia entries on “Classical Political Economy,” “Price Fixing,” “Consumer and Producer Surplus,” “Marginal Revenue,” and “Sunset Laws,” in Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, ed. R. Kolb (London: SAGE Publications, 2d ed. 2016).
  • “Aid in Dying” in the Courts, 43 Hastings Center Report 3, 11-12 (2015); The Author Replies, 45 Hastings Center Report 5, 3-4 (2015)
  • Professionalization of clinical ethics consultation: defining (down) the code (Open Peer Commentary), 15American Journal of Bioethics 5, 54-56 (2015)
  • Approval Parties!  Faculty Ad-Hoc Meetings for Exempt/Expedited Determinations (Poster). Coauthored with B. Dionne, C. McDaniel and C. Montano. Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) annual meeting, November 13, 2015, Boston, MA. 
  • On-Target with On-Site IRB Reviews and Approvals (Poster). Coauthored with B. Dionne, C. McDaniel and C. Montano, PRIM&R annual meeting, November 13, 2015, Boston, MA. 
  • The SUPPORT Study Case: Not Vindication (Online commentary), The Hastings Center’s Bioethics Forum, September 10, 2015. 
  • Entries on “Increase Mather” and “Cotton Mather” in The Ethics of Suicide, M. Battin, ed., (Oxford Univ. Press, 2015).
  • Facilitated Discussion: Good and Good For You (Open Peer Commentary), 15 American Journal of Bioethics 1, pp. 58-59 (January 2015). • What Makes a Death “Good”? in L. Dugdale, ed., Dying in the 21st Century (Basic Bioethics) (MIT Press, 2015). 
  • Time to Decriminalize HIV Status, 43 Hastings Center Report 5:12-13 (Sept./Oct. 2013). Dataset on State-law Criminalization of HIV exposure/transmission. Co-authored with Julian Prokopetz. Law Atlas dataset funded by Public Health Law Mapping grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, available at Dec. 2013 
  • On Some Difficulties for Any Theory of Global Health Justice, in J. Coggon and S. Gola, eds., Global Health, Global Goods, and International Community (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013. 
  • US Law and Animal Experimentation: A Critical Primer, Animal Research Ethics: Evolving Views and Practices, 42 Hastings Center Report Special Report 6:S35-39 (Nov/Dec 2012). 
  • Healthcare Ethics Committees and the Law, in D.M. Hester and T. Schonfeld, eds., Guidance for Healthcare Ethics Committees (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012). 

William Scott Long, MD

  • Long S (2012). What next? A case study of transfer from hospice to nursing home. In: Doka KJ, Tucci AS, Corr CA, & Jennings B. (Eds.). End-of-life ethics: A case study approach.Washington, DC: Hospice Foundation of America, 145-158.
  • Kaplan LJ, Lui FY. Ethics, End-of-Life and Organ Retrieval. In: Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery Clinical Questions and Answers. John Wiley and Sons Limited. 2012; 443-453.

Evie G. Marcolini, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FCCM

  • “Family Centered Care in Emerging Outbreaks”, Marcolini E and Davidson J, Interview and manuscript for SCCM Ethics Committee, 2015. 
  • Marcolini EG How Can the Hospital Ethics Committee Help Me? Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Ed. from the ACCM Ethics Committee. 
  • Souter MJ, Blissitt PA, Blosser S, Bonomo J, Greer D, Jichici D, Mahanes D, Marcolini EG, Miller C, Sangha K, Yeager S. Recommendations for the Critical Care Management of Devastating Brain Injury: Prognostication, Psychosocial, and Ethical Management: A Position Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society. Neurocritical Care 2015 Aug;23(1):4-13. 
  • Shreves A, Marcolini E. End of Life/Palliative Care/Ethics. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America 2014 Nov;32(4):955-74. 
  • Robey TE, Marcolini EG. Organ Donation After Acute Brain Death: Addressing Limitations of Time and Resources in the Emergency Department. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine 2013 Sep 20;86(3):333-42.

Andrés S. Martin, MD, MPH

  • Walter, G, Rey, J, Thomas, CR, Martin, AS. Conflict of Interest. In: Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Sept. 1, 2012, ch 53. Blum, RW, Martin, AS. Ethical Considerations in Pediatric Oncology: A Case-Based Psychosocial Overview. Pediatric Psycho-oncology. Mar 29, 2012, pp233-246.
  • Khurana, G, Henderson, S, Walter, G, Martin, A. Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Policies in Psychiatry and Medicine: A Comparative Study of Peer-Reviewed Journals, Academic Psychiatry, 36:1, Jan-Feb 2012, pp. 17-22.

Mark R. Mercurio, MD, MA

  • Hurst, A, Vergales, BD, Paget-Brown, A, Mercurio, MR, Lantos, JD. Ethics Rounds: tough decisions for premature triplets. Pediatrics 2016 Feb;137(2):1-5
  • Mercurio, MR. Pediatric obstetrical ethics: Medical decision-making by, with, and for pregnant early adolescents. Semin Perinatol. 2016 Feb 22. pii: S0146-0005(15)00205-0. doi: 10.1053/j.semperi.2015.12.013. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Murray, P., Esserman, D., Mercurio, MR. In What Circumstances Will a Neonatologist Decide a Patient is Not a Resuscitation Candidate? Journal of Medical Ethics 2016 Mar 17. pii: medethics-2015-102941. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2015-102941. Epub ahead of print
  • Mercurio MR, Murray PD, Gross I. Unilateral pediatric "Do not attempt resuscitation" orders: the pros, the cons, and a proposed approach. Pediatrics. 2014 Feb;133 Suppl 1:S37-43. 
  • Jennings, B. (Ed. in chief), Eckenwiler, L, Krimsky, S, Kaebnick,G, Koenig, B, Latham, S, and Mercurio, M. (Associate eds). Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 4th edition, Vol. I – V. Gale/Cengage Publishers. 2014 
  • Cummings CL, Mercurio MR. Ethics in the NICU: Principles, Methods, Analysis and Application. In: Cummings CL and Geis GM (Eds.), Ethics and Professionalism Curriculum for Neonatal-Perinatal Fellows. [Adobe Air application]. Boston (MA): OPENPediatrics™; 2014. 
  • Committee on Bioethics, Committee on Genetics (AAP), American College of Medical Genetics. Ethical and policy issues in genetic testing and screening of children. Pediatrics 2013; Vol 131(3): 620-622. 
  • Ross, LF, Saal, HM, David, KL. Anderson, RR, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Bioethics, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Genetics, and American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Technical report: ethical and policy issues in genetic testing and screening of children. Genetics in Medicine 2013; Vol 15(3): 234-245. 
  • Janvier, A., Mercurio, M.R. Saving vs. Creating: Perceptions of intensive care at different ages and the potential for injustice. Journal of Perinatology 2013; Vol 33(5):333-5. 
  • Cummings, C.L., Diefenbach, K., Mercurio, M.R. Counseling variation among physicians regarding intestinal transplant for short bowel syndrome. Journal of Medical Ethics. Published on line 8/21/13. 
  • Diekema, D, Mercurio, M.R., Ross, LF. Pediatric Ethics: doing the right thing. Pediatric Update. Washington University School of Medicine, 2012; Vol 32. 

Geoffrey Miller, MA, MB, BCh, MPhil MD, FRCP, FRACP

  • Miller G, Graf WD. Privacy, Propriety, and the US Television Media. “Watch this man die, and now we are going to sell you some detergent”. Am J Bioethics 2016; 16: 56-57
  • Graf WD, Miller G, Epstein LG, Rapin I. The autism “epidemic”: ethical, legal, and social issues in a developmental spectrum disorder. Neurology In Press
  • Moral Relationships Between Physicians and Pediatric Patients. Trust and Vulnerability. Child Neurology Society Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, October 2016 
  • Miller G. East west differences in perception of brain death: review of history, current understandings and directions for future research. J Bioethical Inquiry 2015; 12: 211-225
  • Yang Q, Fan Y, Cheng Q, Li X, Khoshnood K, Miller G. Acceptance in theory but not in practice – Chinese medical providers’ perception of brain death. Neuroethics 2015; 8(3): 299-313
  • Miller G. Re-Examining the origin and application of Determination of Death by Neurological Criteria. A commentary on "The Case for Reasonable Accommodation of Conscientious Objections to Declarations of Brain Death" by L. Syd M. Johnson. J Bioethical Inquiry. J Bioethical Inquiry 2016; 13: 27-29
  • Takasaki K, Diaz-Stransky A, Miller G. Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. Diagnosis, management, and bioethics. Pediatric Neurology 2016; In Press
  • Miller G. When Parents and Health Care Teams Disagree about the Management of Cerebral Palsy. UAMS Intensive Workshop in Healthcare Ethics. “Making Decisions for Others”. Little Rock, Arkansas. May 2015
  • Miller G. Viability, premature brains and prognosis. Now it’s 22 weeks. But it was always a flawed algorithm. Time for a Nuffield Council Rethink? 1st Annual Summer Neonatal Bioethics Meeting. Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, England. August 2015. 
  • When Parents and Health Care Team Disagree about Best Interests: Evidence-Based Bioethics in the Management of Cerebral Palsy. The 7th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. March 2014, Hunter Valley Australia \Graf WD, Nagel SK, Epstein LG, Miller G, Nass R, Larriviere D. Pediatric Neuroenhancement: ethical, legal, social, and neurodevelopmental implications. Neurology 2013; 80:1251-1260 
  • Bioethics in the Management of a Disabled Child. XV Congreso Internacional de Pediatria Quetzaltenango Guatemala June 2013 (invited) 
  • A Procedural Approach to Requests for Inappropriate Treatment. Lessons from the USA. 41st Guinness Lecture. Coombe Womens and Infants University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland December 2013. 
  • Graf WD, Nagel SK, Epstein LG, Miller G, Larriviere. Pediatric Neuroenhancement: Ethical, legal, social, and neurodevelopmental implications. Author Response. Neurology 2013; 81:1558-1559 
  • Miller G. Hope is a Virtue. Journal of Child Neurology 2012; 27(12): 1617-1618 
  • The Pediatric Physician’s Role in Modifying Childhood Behavior. Vendor or Gatekeeper? Facilitator or Judge? 2012 Bioethics Conference: The Moral Brain. New York University, NYU Center for Bioethics. April 2012. (Invited Speaker)
  • The Ethics of Extreme Prematurity. Reason or Rationalization. Biomedical Sciences Building. Trinity College Dublin. Dublin, Ireland. August 2012. (invited lecture) 
  • What Really Determines the Guidelines for Management of the Extremely Preterm Infant? Are They Reasons or Rationalizations? Department of Pediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. October 2012. (invited lecture) 
  • The Guidelines for the Management of the Extremely Premature Infant Are Ethically Flawed. Consensus Statements and Moral Psychology. Centre for Values, Ethics, and the Law in Medicine. University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. November 2012. (invited lecture) 

  • Morris, ED, Sullivan JM, Gonzalez, AL.Ethics in Biology, Data Misuse and Manipulation: Teaching new Scientists that Fudging the Data is Bad.  Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine: An International Journal. 5(4): 271-286. 2014 (Special Issue). DOI: 10.1615 

Laura Jo Morrison, MD  

  • Morrison LJ. Implantable cardiac devices. Chapter 23. Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, 2nd edition. Eds Bruera E, Higginson I, von Gunten CF, and Morita T. Holder/CRC Press, London, UK. January 2015. 1197-122. 
  • Schaefer KG, Chittenden EH, Sullivan AM, Periyakoil VS, Morrison LJ, Carey . EC, Sanchez-Reilly S, Block SD. Raising the bar for the care of seriously ill patients: results of a national survey to define essential palliative care competencies for medical students and residents. Acad Med. 2014 Jul;89(7):1024-31. • Braun UK, Gill AC, Teal CR, Morrison LJ.The utility of reflective writing after a palliative care experience: can we assess medical students' professionalism? J Palliat Med. 2013 Nov;16(11):1342-9. 
  • Morrison LJ, Thompson BM, Gill AC.A required third-year medical student palliative care curriculum impacts knowledge and attitudes. J Palliat Med. 2012 Jul;15(7):784-9.

Lubna Pal MBBS, MRCOG (UK)

  • Sukur YE, Altun T, Pal L. Predictors of spontaneous reduction in multiple pregnancies conceived following assisted reproductive technology. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2012;162(2):174-7.
  • Nardell M, Chhabra A, Pal L. Excluded, not dismissed: enhancing benefit in clinical research. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 2012, 7;34(1):70-73.

Pasquale Patrizio, MD, MBE, HCLD

  • Patrizio P and Levi Setti P. The Role of Assisted Reproduction in the Cancer Patient. In “Cancer and Fertility” (E.Sabanegh, ed). Springer Science: pages 195-204, 2016.
  • Yu L, Peterson B, Inhorn MC, Boehm JK, Patrizio P. Knowledge, attitudes, and intentions toward fertility awareness and oocyte cryopreservation among United States obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) residents physicians. Hum Reprod 31(2):403-11, 2016 
  • Johnston J, Gusmano M, Patrizio P. Reducing Rate of Fertility Multiples Requires Policy Changes. JAMA Pediatrics, 169 (3) 2015 
  • Inhorn MC and Patrizio P. Infertility around the globe: new thinking on gender, reproductive technologies, and global movements in the 21st century. Hum Reprod Update 21(4): 411-26, 2015
  • Levi Setti PE, Cirillo F, Scolaro V, Elisa G, Mulazzani GEG, Patrizio P. Subspecialty in reproductive medicine and training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility: an international open debate. JFIV Reprod Med Genet 3(4), 2015
  • Patrizio P and Caplan A. Reproductive technologies: In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer. In “Encyclopedia of Bioethics-4th Edition”. Edited by Bruce Jennings, McMillan Reference USA, Cengage Learning, Farmington Hills, MI, May 2014  
  • Johnston J, Gusmano MK, Patrizio P. Multiple births following fertility treatments: causes, consequences and opportunities for changes. Fertil Steril 102 (1): 36-39, 2014 
  • Johnston J, Gusmano M, Patrizio P. In search of real autonomy for fertility patients. Health Economics, Policy and Law: 1-8, June 2014 
  • Covington SN and Patrizio P. Gestational Carriers and Surrogacy. In “Principle of oocyte and embryo donation”. (Sauer M ed.) Springer Verlag, London: p.277-88, 2013 
  • Inhorn M and Patrizio P. The global landscape of cross-border reproductive care: twenty key findings for the new millennium. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 24(3):158-63, 2012. 
  • Inhorn M and Patrizio P. Procreative tourism: debating the meaning of cross border reproductive care in the 21st century. Expert Rev. Obstet Gynecol 7 (6), 509-11, 2012 
  • Patrizio P. Ethical discussions in approaching fertility preservation. In Fertility preservation:emerging technologies and clinical applications. Seli E and Agarwal A (eds) (p.19-25), 2012 
  • Inhorn M, Patrizio P Assisted reproductive technologies and fertility tourism: examples from global Dubai and the Ivy league. Medical Anthropology 31 (3): 249-265, 2012 
  • Wyndham N. Figueira P and Patrizio P. A persistent misperception: Assisted Reproductive Technology can reverse the aged biological clock. Fertil. Steril. 97(5): 1044-47, 2012 

Sara Rockwell, PhD

  • Rockwell, S. Ethics of Peer Review: A Guide for Manuscript Reviewers. This web-based course is published on the web page of the HHS Office of Research Integrity (, on the web page of the World Association of Medical Editors ( and on my Yale web page ( and is freely available for use by those teaching courses in the ethical conduct of research. The course consists of four elements: 1. A didactic reading, with references, designed to serve as a handout for participants in the course. 2. A PowerPoint presentation, which can be used by the teacher to cover the material discussed in the handout. 3. A PowerPoint presentation, presenting 12 case studies illustrating various ethical issues which might arise during the review of scientific manuscripts. 4. A Guide for the Discussion Leader, which discusses each case and suggests points for discussion.

Aron D. Rose, MD

Stanley H. Rosenbaum, MD

  • Ruskin KA, Stiegler MP, Rosenbaum SH. editors, Quality and Safety in Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, Oxford Univ., 2016
  • Schonberger RB,RosenbaumSH. Ethical Emergencies (chapter) in Anesthesia Emergencies, Second Edition, editors Ruskin KJ, Rosenbaum SH. Oxford Univ Press, NYC, 2015.
  • Rosenbaum SH. What is Euthanasia? (chapter) in: Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide. ed by Thompson DR, Kaufman D. Society of Critical Care Medicine, 3rd ed. 2014. 
  • Maung AA, Rosenbaum SH. Ethical Considerations and Brain Death. (chapter) in: Fundamentals of Neuroanesthesia. ed by Ruskin KJ, Rosenbaum SH, Rampil IJ. Oxford Univ Press, 2014. 
  • Kaplan LJ, Siegel MD, Eastman AL, Flynn LM, Rosenbaum SH, Cone DC, Blake DP, Mulhern J. Ethical considerations in embedding a surgeon in a military or civilian tactical team. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 27:583-588, 2012. 

Lois Sadler, PhD, PNP-BC, FAAN

  • Sadler, L. S., Larson, J., Bouregy, S., LaPaglia, D.,  Bridger, L., McCaslin, C. & Rockwell, S. (in press). Community-university partnerships in community-based research. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education and Action, 6, 63-469. DOI: | 10.1353/cpr.2012.0053.

Mark David Siegel, MD

  • Lewis-Newby M, Wicclair M, Pope T, Rushton C, Curlin F, Diekema D, Durrer D, Ehlenbach W, Gibson-Scipio W, Glavan B, Langer L, Manthous C, Rose C, Scardella A, Shanawani H, Siegel MD, Halpern SD, Truog RD, White DB. An Official American Thoracic Society Policy Statement: Managing Conscientious Objections in Intensive Care Medicine. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2015; 191: 219–227. 
  • Netzer G, Siegel MD. Guiding the Guiders: Recognizing Surrogates’ Needs and Advancing Communication in the Intensive Care Unit. J Am Thorac Soc. In press. 
  • Sauler M, Siegel MD. The Past, Present, and Future of Advance Directives as a Guide to End-of-Life Decision Making. Chest 2012; 141:9-10. 
  • Siegel MD, Perez MT. Within the Black Box: Exploring How Intensivists Resolve Conflict at the End-of-Life. Crit Care Med 2012; 40:1339-40 

John Harley Warner, PhD

  • John Harley Warner, “The Aesthetic Grounding of Modern Medicine,” Bulletin of the History of Medicine, (The Fielding Garrison Lecture), forthcoming Spring 2014. 
  • John Harley Warner, "The Art of Medicine in an Age of Science: Reductionism, Holism, and the Doctor-Patient Relationship in the United States, 1890-1960,” paper solicited for special volume, edited by Nanami Suzuki, of Senri Ethnological Research, forthcoming April 2014. 
  • John Harley Warner, “Boundary Crossings in the History of Health Care,” Nursing History Review 22 (2014): 1-5. 
  • “Making the Case for History in Medical Education,” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (with David Jones, Jeremy Greene, and Jacalyn Duffin), (2014): 1-30. 
  • "The Art of Medicine in an Age of Science: Reductionism, Holism, and the Doctor-Patient Relationship in the United States, 1890-1960,” in Nanami Suzuki, ed., Healing Alternatives: Care and Education as a Cultural Lifestyle (Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 2014), Senri Ethnological Reports, No. 120: 55-91. • “The Aesthetic Grounding of Modern Medicine” (The Fielding Garrison Lecture) Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 88 (2014): 1-47. 
  • “Boundary Crossings in the History of Health Care,” Nursing History Review 22 (2014): 1-5. 
  • John Harley Warner, “The Doctor in Early Cold War America,” The Lancet 381 (2013): 1452-1453. 
  • John Harley Warner, “Epistemology in the Time of Cholera,” review of Owen Whooley, Knowledge in the Time of Cholera: The Struggle over American Medicine in the Nineteenth Century, in Science, 342 (2013): 1448-1449. 
  • Naomi Rogers and John Harley Warner, “Remapping the History of Medicine,” Health and History 15 (2013): 1-4. 

Rev. Angelika A. Zollfrank

  • Robinson EM, Cadge W, Zollfrank AA, Cremens MC, Courtwright AM. "After the DNR: Surrogates who persist in requesting cardiopulmonary resuscitation," Hastings Center Report, in press.
  • Zollfrank AA, Trevino KM, Cadge W, Balboni MJ, Thiel MM, Fitchett G, Gallivan K, VanderWeele TJ, Balboni TA. "Teaching Healthcare Providers to Provide Spiritual Care:  A Pilot Study." Journal of Palliative Medicine 2015 May;18(5):408-14. DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2014.0306. Epub 2015 Apr 14.
  • Robinson EM, Lee SM, Zollfrank A, Jurchak M, Frost D, Grace P. "Enhancing Moral Agency: Clinical Ethics Residency for Nurses," Hastings Center Report 44, no. 5 (2014): 12-20. DOI: 10.1002/hast.353.
  • Grace PJ, Robinson EM, Jurchak M, Zollfrank AA, Lee SM. Clinical Ethics Residency for Nurses. "An Education Model to Decrease Moral Distress and Strengthen Nurse Retention in Acute Care." JONA 44, no. 12, (2014) 640-646.