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Podcast Profile: Bioethics for the People

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61 episodes
2020 to present
Average episode: 33 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Bioethics for the People Podcast is for anyone interested in bioethics. Wait, not sure what bioethics is? We are here to explore that question.

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List Updated: 2023-Dec-02 13:07 UTC. Episodes: 61. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

2023-Nov-30 • 42 minutes
Eugenics and Forced Sterilization: The Infamous Case of Buck v. Bell (1927)
Tyler and Devan walk through the infamous US Supreme Court Case of Buck v Bell (1927) in this episode. Buck v Bell has a dark legacy that includes forced sterilization, eugenics, disability, and violence against women.
2023-Nov-16 • 40 minutes
Henrietta Lacks
In this episode, Devan and Tyler discuss the life and afterlife of Henrietta Lacks. Her cells were taken without her consent and used in tens of thousands of research experiments. We discuss what has and hasn’t changed in research ethics.
2023-Nov-09 • 39 minutes
Tarasoff and the Duty to Warn
We delve into the case of historical context and legal significance of the Tarasoff case
The Case of Baby M
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Devan presents the fascinating and controversial case of 'Baby M' t...
2023-Oct-26 • 48 minutes
Halloween Special: Placentophagy!
2023-Oct-19 • 60 minutes
Terri Schiavo
Tyler and Devan discuss the life and death of Terri Schiavo
2023-Oct-12 • 12 minutes
Season 5 Trailer
Tyler and Devan discuss their worst reviews, their favorite published sentences, and what's to come on this season of Bioethics for the People
2023-May-04 • 36 minutes
Mifepristone and the Judicial Review of Drugs
In this mini-sode, Tyler and Devan discuss the dueling court rulings about the drug Mifepristone and the recent decision by the 5th circuit regarding its status
2023-Apr-27 • 26 minutes
Psych Boarding in the Emergency Department
featuring Dr. Kathryn Redinger
2023-Apr-20 • 25 minutes
Palliative Sedation
In this mini-sode, Devan and Tyler discuss palliative terminal sedation. What is it, who can get it, and what are the rules around it?
2023-Apr-13 • 21 minutes
Breaking up the Organ Monopoly
In this mini-sode, Tyler and Devan discuss the Biden administration's proposal to break up UNOS' monopoly on organs for transplantation.
2023-Mar-31 • 19 minutes
Who Owns an Embryo?
In this mini-sode, Tyler and Devan discuss a recent court case where a judge partially relied on a 19th century law that treated humans as property in order to rule on whether an embryo should be considered property.
2023-Mar-23 • 18 minutes
Residency Match Day!
In this mini-sode Tyler and Devan discuss match day; the day when medical students if and where they will be spending their residency years.
2023-Mar-16 • 22 minutes
Can We Turn Off a Pacemaker?
In this mini-sode Tyler and Devan discuss whether it is ethical to turn off a pacemaker that is keep a patient alive.
2023-Mar-09 • 20 minutes
Vasectomies for Young Men
In this mini-sode Devan and Tyler discuss whether it is ethical to provide vasectomies to 18-year-old men
2023-Mar-02 • 23 minutes
Prisoner Organ Donation
In this mini-sode Devan and Tyler discuss a proposed bill that would reduce prisoners' sentences if they donate organs or bone marrow. What could go wrong?
2023-Feb-23 • 17 minutes
Should Bioethicists be Worried?
2023-Feb-02 • 17 minutes
Wrap-Up for Season 4
Devan and Tyler Take-Aways
2023-Jan-26 • 59 minutes
Is the Surrogate Trustworthy?
Interview with Devan Stahl
2023-Jan-19 • 57 minutes
Advance Directives, Surrogate Decision-Maker Disagreement, and Religious Commitments
Dr. Birgitta Sujdak Mackiewicz shares a haunting clinical ethics consultation case that raises issues about advance care planning, the preferences of a patient and surrogate decision-makers, and religious commitments. Every patient brings with them a complex set of interests, wishes, values, and commitments. How should healthcare decisions be made when these all come into conflict? | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | ...
2023-Jan-12 • 47 minutes
A Pregnant Patient, Cancer, and Uncertainty
In this Episode, Devan and Tyler discuss a challenging case that centers on a pregnant woman, a suspicion of cancer, and lots of uncertainty about what should be done. Although a common topic of discussion in the classroom, actual cases of maternal-fetal conflicts are relatively unusual. This is a case of a true conflict between a mother's interest and the interests of her unborn child.
2023-Jan-05 • 48 minutes
Life Prolonging Treatment after a Suicide Attempt
Dr. Barrie Huberman joins Devan and Tyler to discuss a haunting ethics consultation involving a conflict about providing life prolonging medical treatment to a patient who attempted to commit suicide.
2022-Dec-15 • 55 minutes
When Healthcare Providers and Patient Families Disagree
Kevin Dirksen, Senior Director of the Providence Center for Health Care Ethics, brings a haunting clinical ethics case that highlights the complexity of navigating disagreements between patients, family members, and the healthcare team.
2022-Dec-08 • 39 minutes
The Catch-22 of the LVAD and Domestic Abuse
with Laura Guidry-Grimes
2022-Dec-01 • 57 minutes
Death by Starvation: The Ethics of VSED
The Ethics of VSED
2022-Nov-17 • 48 minutes
When Your Young Patient Asks to Die
Featuring María Susana Ciruzzi
2022-Nov-10 • 52 minutes
Overriding Parents for the Sake of the Child
Featuring Dr. Jessica Turnbull
2022-Nov-03 • 49 minutes
Justifiable Deception
Featuring Abe Brummett
2022-Oct-27 • 48 minutes
Halloween Special!
Featuring Darian Goldin Stahl
2022-Aug-18 • 29 minutes
UnConference Episode 3: The Participants
Devan and Tyler interview UnConference participants to ask, "What makes a great clinical ethicist?" and "What is the Best part of being a clinical ethicist?"
2022-Aug-18 • 41 minutes
UnConference Episode 2: The Presenters
Tyler and Devan interview presenters at the UnConference in Clinical Ethics
2022-Aug-18 • 49 minutes
UnConference Episode 1: The Planners
Tyler and Devan meet with the planners and originators of the UnConferences in Clinical Ethics
2022-Aug-09 • 2 minutes
Season 3 Trailer— ”Propelling Clinical Ethics Forward: A Working UnConference”
UnConference on Clinical Ethics
2021-Dec-27 • 34 minutes
Special Crossover Episode with Bioethics in the Margins Podcast
With Bioethics in the Margins Podcast
2021-Dec-09 • 31 minutes
Animals, Food, and Bioethics
You are what you eat? In this episode, Devan and Tyler talk with Profs Amy Lewis and Enza Rocco about food, animals, food justice, and bioethics.
2021-Dec-02 • 38 minutes
Death, Dying, and Hospice in the USA
Featuring Harold Braswell
2021-Nov-18 • 27 minutes
#FreeBritney, Guardians & Conservators
In 2003, Britney Spears, the superstar pop singer, had all of her legal rights taken away from her and given to her father. Over the past decade, a concerted effort has been underway to #FreeBritney. The process that led to her ability to make decisions for herself is called guardianship or conservatorship. In this episode, Devan and Tyler talk through the process, the reasons it is helpful for many individuals and patients, and also the potential issues that arise when someone’s legal power to direct their...
2021-Nov-11 • 35 minutes
Religious Exemptions & the COVID19 Vaccine Mandate
Featuring Dr. Michael Deem
2021-Nov-04 • 37 minutes
COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates, Employee Rights, and Exemptions
What is going on with COVID-19 vaccine mandates? Are vaccine mandates legal or ethical? Exemptions— are those allowed and what are they? Professor Elizabeth Pendo, an expert on health law, disability rights, and bioethics at Saint Louis University School of Law, helps us understand what is going on with COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Prof. Pendo talks about the reasons why employers might create a requirement for a vaccine, and also what rights employees have. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |...
2021-Oct-28 • 37 minutes
Halloween Special Episode 2.0
Featuring Darian Goldin Stahl
2021-Oct-21 • 36 minutes
Solving the Opioid Epidemic
With Travis Rieder
2021-Oct-14 • 41 minutes
Kidney to Share
Featuring Martha Gershun and John Lantos
2021-Oct-12 • 2 minutes
Season 2 Trailer
We are doing things a little differently this season. Join us to hear about new and exciting topics in bioethics, health care, medicine, and society! As always, we are keeping it conversational, fun, and accessible. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | ...
2021-Feb-15 • 24 minutes
Hot Take #4: No Cuts, No Butts, No Coconuts!
The rollout of the COVID19 vaccine has been…interesting, to say the least. There have been many news stories about folks jumping in line to get their vaccines. Is this ever ethical? What should you do if you are given an opportunity for a vaccine, but don’t feel like you should? Devan and Tyler talk about some of the hiccups in the vaccine roll out. “The Vaccine had to be Used. He Used It. He was Fired,” The New York Times (Feb 10, 2021). “How People are Jumping the COVID-19 Vaccine Line,” NPR News (Feb 9, ...
2021-Jan-14 • 43 minutes
Medicine, Professionalism & #MedBikini
This episode features Devan’s famous TikTok dancing, and, perhaps more interestingly, Dr. Alyssa Burgart about professionalism, medical education, bioethics, and host of other topics. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | ...
2021-Jan-12 • 20 minutes
Hot Take #4: The Vaccine Rollout's not going well
Why is there a philosopher in the hospital?
Some folks may be surprised that in many hospitals across the country there are ethicists wandering the halls. In this episode, Tyler and Devan chat with Dr. Virginia Bartlett about clinical ethics. Who are clinical ethicists, what do they do, when would they be involved in the care of patients? | | | | | | | | Read more of Dr. Bartlett’s published work here:“Retrieving the Moral in the Ethics of Maternal-Fetal Surgery: A Response to ‘Fetal Repair of Open Neural Tube Defects’ by Radic, Illes, McDo...
2020-Dec-17 • 42 minutes
A Digital Afterlife—What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Cross-over Episode with the Weird Religion podcast
2020-Dec-14 • 25 minutes
Hot Take #3: We Have a Vaccine! Now What?
In this episode Tyler and Devan discuss plans for distributing the new Covid vaccine and who counts as a “healthcare worker” in phase 1a of the rollout.
2020-Dec-10 • 30 minutes
Religion and Bioethics
Featuring Patrick Smith
2020-Dec-05 • 19 minutes
Hot Take #2: Prenatal Screening, Parenting, and Disability
Devan & Tyler talk about the ethical issues raised in an Atlantic Monthly article entitled: “The Last Children of Down syndrome.”
2020-Dec-03 • 23 minutes
Disability Bioethics
Featuring Joseph Stramando
2020-Nov-21 • 17 minutes
Hot Take: Covid-19 Vaccine Challenge Trials
In this special episode, Tyler and Devan discuss the basics of human subjects research, including the ethical challenges in Covid-19 challenge trials.
2020-Nov-19 • 30 minutes
Bioethics, Social Science & Homelessness
Featuring Jason Wasserman
2020-Nov-12 • 32 minutes
Featuring Dr. Keisha Ray
2020-Nov-05 • 29 minutes
Busting Myths in Clinical Ethics
Featuring Tom Tomlinson
2020-Oct-29 • 33 minutes
Halloween Special! Featuring Darian Goldin Stahl
Featuring Darian Goldin Stahl
2020-Oct-22 • 28 minutes
Who wouldn’t get a Covid vaccine?
Featuring Mark Navin
2020-Oct-15 • 27 minutes
Who Belongs in the ASBH?
The ASBH featuring Ana Iltis
2020-Oct-08 • 30 minutes
Bioethics in a Pandemic
Featuring Matthew Wynia
2020-Sep-25 • 2 minutes
Season 1 Trailer
Season 1