Ethics Talk Series on US Abortion Care After Dobbs, Episode 4/5: How Dobbs Creates Unnecessary, Abnormal Risks for Clinicians and Patients


Professor Katie Watson joins Ethics Talk to consider key questions about clinical and legal risk management for clinicians trying keep patients safe and for patients with complex pregnancies trying to stay alive.

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Katie Watson, JD is an associate professor of medical education, medical social sciences, and obstetrics and gynecology at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, where she is also a faculty member in the Medical Humanities and Bioethics Graduate Program. She is the author of Scarlet A: The Ethics, Law, and Politics of Ordinary Abortion (Oxford University Press, 2018).

Recorded July 8, 2022.


Background image by Annie Broutman.

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Interviewee(s) had no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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