April 23, 2020

COVID - 19 Ethics During A Pandemic

In this episode of Critical Matters, we discuss ethical issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our guest is Arthur L. Caplan, Ph.D. Dr. Caplan is the director of the Division of Medical Ethics at New York University Langone Medical Center and School of Medicine. He is the author and editor of 35 books and 750 peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Caplan is a recognized thought leader and expert in the field of medical ethics.

Additional Resources:
WHO – Guidance to Managing Ethical Issues in Infectious Disease Outbreaks: https://bit.ly/3bwhqOe
Ethics of Outbreaks Position Statement. Part 1: Therapies, Treatment Limitations, and Duty to Treat: https://bit.ly/2Vs8i7G
Ethics of Outbreaks Position Statement. Part 2: Family-Centered Care: https://bit.ly/3cQngun
Fair Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources in the Time of COVID-19: https://bit.ly/2VRX1fQ

Books Mentioned in this Episode:
Plato: Five Dialogues by Plato: https://amzn.to/3bum1Rf
Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by W. Isaacson: https://amzn.to/2VOpGTg
Poor Richard’s Almanac by B. Franklin: https://amzn.to/2XUQqnK