Posts Tagged ‘Bioethics’


“Man of Steel”: A Lousy Movie But a Pretty Good Bioethical Morality Play

January 15th, 2014

I finally rented “Man of Steel,” the most recent Superman movie. While academics too easily dress up our pop culture tastes as being culturally important, I try to keep an eye on Superman because I believe that the Superman legend is important in U.S. history. After all, he was our national hero coming out of […]


Loyola Bioethics Institute Study Finds Medical Students Concerned About Becoming Desensitized to Dying Patients

January 10th, 2014

Loyola’s Neiswanger Institute Study Finds Medical Students Concerned about Becoming Insensitive When Dealing with a Dying Patient  Click here to watch the video interview with Mark Kuczewski, PhD conducted by Randi Belisomo The imminent death of a patient is riddled with emotions for a patient and family as well as the medical team. A study based […]


An interview with Michael McCarthy, “Exploring the intersection of faith and medicine.”

December 10th, 2013

Michael McCarthy is a PhD candidate at Loyola University Chicago, and has his Master’s in Theological Studies degree from Weston Jesuit School of Theology.  Currently he is the Assistant Director for Clinical and Theological Ethics at the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics at the Stritch School of Medicine.  Prior to joining the Bioethics Institute this past […]


An interview with Dr. Katherine Wasson discussing her publication with colleagues, “A Pilot Study Examining Moral Distress in Nurses Working in One United States Burn Centers.”

November 26th, 2013

With a Master’s degree in Public Health, a doctorate in philosophy and bioethics, Dr. Katherine Wasson is an Assistant Professor at Loyola University Chicago. In 2008, she joined the faculty of the Neiswanger Institute of Bioethics at the Stritch School of Medicine where she is also the Director of the Bioethics & Professionalism Honors Program.  […]


The Bioethics & Professionalism Honors Program Capstone Presentations

June 5th, 2013

June 13-14, 2013 The goal of the CAPSTONE PROJECT is to develop a topic, issue, case or formative experience into an academic resource for others.  Join us for two days of presentations of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine’s medical student work on bioethics & professionalism.  For over two years, these students have been focusing on […]