Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent In the Literature Feb 2001 Sources of Embryonic Stem Cells for Research Faith Lagay, PhD Virtual Mentor. 2001;3(2):35-36. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2001.3.2.jdsc1-0102. Medicine and Society Feb 2009 The Double Helix and Double-Edged Sword: How the Public Thinks about Genes Jason Schnittker, PhD Virtual Mentor. 2009;11(2):155-160. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2009.11.2.msoc1-0902. State of the Art and Science Oct 2019 Should Clinicians Leave “Expanded” Carrier Screening Decisions to Patients? Amanda Fakih, MHSA and Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBE Testing everyone for everything identifies more fetal conditions, but confusion persists about whether clinicians should leave screening decisions to patients. AMA J Ethics. 2019;21(10):E858-864. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2019.858. Medical Education Dec 2020 How Educators Can Help Prevent False Brain Death Diagnoses Farah Fourcand, MD and Diana M. Barratt, MD, MPH For many physicians, lack of understanding about brain death leads to confusion and muddles interactions with patients’ loved ones at the end of life. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(12):E1010-1018. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.1010. In the Literature Jun 2019 Disentangling Evidence and Preference in Patient-Clinician Concordance Discussions Leah Z. G. Rand, DPhil and Zackary Berger, MD, PhD How should evidence be used to interpret and inform whether to accommodate patients’ requests for clinicians with specific traits? AMA J Ethics. 2019;21(6):E505-512. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2019.505. Policy Forum Dec 2020 What Should We Do About the Mismatch Between Legal Criteria for Death and How Brain Death Is Diagnosed? Nathaniel M. Robbins, MD and James L. Bernat, MD Criteria in statutes and tests used to diagnose brain death don’t always jibe, and this can undermine public trust in death pronouncements. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(12):E1038-1046. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.1038.