Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Center in the News

Glenn McGee, the Center's John B. Francis Chair in Bioethics, has been a busy man in recent days, quoted frequently in various news media. Here are the links.

Aly Van Dyke
Kansas City Business Journal
September 3, 2010

“You had to figure at some point people were going to put on a different pair of glasses when they looked at their employees,” said Glenn McGee, John B. Francis chair in bioethics at the Center for Practical Bioethics in Kansas City. “But does your boss have the right to expect that you won’t get fat?”
Up to Date with Steve Kraske
KCUR Radio
September 2, 2010

Steven Potter PhD and Glenn McGee, Ph.D., holder of the John B. Francis Chair in Bioethics at the Center for Practical Bioethics and founding editor of The American Journal of Bioethics discuss the science behind and ethical issues surrounding genetic selection, and the consequences of this new technology in terms of human evolution.
Fast Company
September 1, 2010

Glenn McGee predicts that "we will soon begin to recognize the danger of an ant-trail model of reproduction whereby strangers without any responsibility to each other and clinicians able to vanish in a puff of smoke meet in a transaction that culminates in humanity's ultimate act: creation."
American Medical News
August 30, 2010

"It's common courtesy that the health care professional introduces him or herself, so I see that as a basic primer of communication with patients and that is taught in nursing schools and medical schools," said Connie Ulrich, RN, who contributed a commentary to the American Journal of Bioethics in response to the study. "Any time we can be transparent, we should be."



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