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Bioethics on Air

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Host Jozef Zalot interviews prominent ethicists and medical professionals on the big issues facing health care today. "Ethics on Air" is a production of the National Catholic Bioethics Center. The views expressed in "Ethics on Air" do not necessarily represent those of the Editorial Board or the ethicists or staff of the National Catholic Bioethics Center.

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Host Jozef Zalot interviews prominent ethicists and medical professionals on the big issues facing health care today. "Ethics on Air" is a production of the National Catholic Bioethics Center. The views expressed in "Ethics on Air" do not necessarily represent those of the Editorial Board or the ethicists or staff of the National Catholic Bioethics Center.

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Bioethics on Air

Updated 21 days ago

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Host Jozef Zalot interviews prominent ethicists and medical professionals on the big issues facing health care today. "Ethics on Air" is a production of the National Catholic Bioethics Center. The views expressed in "Ethics on Air" do not necessarily represent those of the Editorial Board or the ethicists or staff of the National Catholic Bioethics Center.

Rank #1: Ep. 11: The Problem With Gender Dysphoria - Part 1

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Ethicist Edward Furton discusses the significance of replacing the diagnosis of gender identity disorder with gender dysphoria, the ideological motivations for this change, and the numerous moral challenges it creates.

Oct 26 2017
29 mins
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Rank #2: Ep. 19: Deactiving a Pacemaker

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Fr. Benedict Guevin examines whether it is permissible to deactivate a pacemaker, which differs from other medical devices in some crucial, ethically relevant aspects.

May 17 2018
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Rank #3: Ep. 3: The Money In Your Genes

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In Bioethics on Air’s second episode about CRISPR gene editing technology, tech entrepreneur Joe Chiarella asks who is guiding these new multi-billion-dollar companies and balancing the goals of researchers and product makers against the best interests of society.

Sep 15 2016
27 mins
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Rank #4: Ep. 21: Catholic Identity In Health Care Education

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Tony Aretz, the president of the University of Providence, in Great Falls, Montana, discusses the challenges and unique benefits of implementing Catholic mission formation in health care education.

Jul 02 2018
37 mins
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Rank #5: Ep. 12: The Problem With Gender Dysphoria - Part 2

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Ethicist Edward Furton discusses the Catholic response to transgender ideology as well as the clinical challenges associated with transgender patients.

Nov 09 2017
22 mins
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Rank #6: Ep. 5: Dignity At The Margins

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Psychologist Dr. James Beauregard talks about the challenge of defining human dignity and the divergent approaches proposed by Christian and postmodern thinkers.

Oct 17 2016
36 mins
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Rank #7: Ep. 6: Reasonable Hope Of Benefit

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Ethicist Dr. John DiCamillo discusses the difference between ordinary and extraordinary care in end-of-life decision making.

Nov 03 2016
36 mins
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Rank #8: Ep. 7: Vaccines And The Common Good

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Dr. Gwyneth Spaeder, a pediatrician in Wake Forest, NC, discusses the moral imperative for Catholics to vaccinate themselves and their children.

Nov 14 2016
27 mins
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Rank #9: Ep. 14: The Principle of Double Effect

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Bioethicist John Di Camillo explains the principle of double effect and illustrations its application through a number of case studies.

Dec 15 2017
27 mins
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Rank #10: Ep. 22: Organ Procurement and Allocation

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Barry Masa, CEO of LifeCenter Organ Donor Network, explains the role that organ procurement organizations play in ensuring the ethical retrieval and allocation of organs. He also addresses some persistent concerns about organ transplantation in general.

Oct 12 2018
37 mins
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Rank #11: Ep. 8: Remnants Of Life

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Ethicist Dr. Edward Furton probes of the subtleties of brain death and the difficulties that arise from the linguistic difference between metaphysics and science as well as from dissenting opinions within Catholic philosophy.

Dec 02 2016
26 mins
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Rank #12: Ep. 10: New Forms Of Discrimination Against The Disabled

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Guest Mary Forr discusses the institutionalized discrimination faced by persons with disabilities and shares ways to promote their dignity and recognize the unique gifts they give to society.

Sep 25 2017
34 mins
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Rank #13: Ep. 15: Legal Aspects of Advance Care Planning

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Attorney Cameo Anders discusses how to properly identify a surrogate and use advance directives like living wills and health care powers of attorney to ensure ethical health care decision making after injury or at the end of life.

Jan 16 2018
36 mins
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Rank #14: Ep. 13: A Culture of Encounter

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Dr. Mary Shivanandan discusses the profound effect of postmodernism on our understanding of the human person. She then presents an alternative, after-modernism, which is grounded in the personalism of Pope St. John Paul II.

Nov 28 2017
28 mins
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Rank #15: Ep. 4: Pathways To Knowledge

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Physicist, Dr. Thomas Sheahen, probes the limit of science’s ability to interpret unobservable phenomena like the multiverse, suggesting techniques for reconciling empirical inquiry with qualitative aspects of reality.

Sep 30 2016
24 mins
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Rank #16: Ep. 9: The Decline Of Scientific Credibility

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Dr. Carr J. Smith traces the roots of what he describes as a decline in scientific credibility to the loss of abstract reasoning skills. He then examines the long-term effects of this trend on the scientific community, education, and the culture at large.

Aug 30 2017
32 mins
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Rank #17: Ep. 18: Sister Nurses of The Civil War

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Sr. Dolores Liptak, RSM, shares the stories of Catholic Nuns who volunteered as nurses in both the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War.

Mar 15 2018
27 mins
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Rank #18: Ep. 16: Legal Challenges of POLST

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Attorney Cameo Anders explains the issues that POLST (physician orders for life-sustaining treatment) is meant to solve and those it raises.

Feb 01 2018
26 mins
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Rank #19: Ep. 17: Tutorial on The HHS Mandate

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Hillary Byrnes, an attorney for the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, provides insight into the controversial HHS Contraception and Sterilization Coverage Mandate as well as the religious liberty concerns with the original mandate and the subsequent accommodation. She also describes the recent exemption granted by the Trump administration.

Mar 02 2018
33 mins
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Rank #20: Ep. 20: Ethics and Brain Injury in Sports

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Dr. Bennet Omalu, the first physician to observe chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), discusses how faith has influenced his understanding of the ethical implications of traumatic brain.

Jun 04 2018
49 mins
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