Tag Archives: medical ethics
New York Times letter about Jeff Sessions and Asylum–What Sessions Did 2 Days Ago is Beyond Abhorent
Here it is: To the Editor: Re “Sessions Shrinks Paths to Asylum” (front page, June 12): The ruling that Attorney General Jeff Sessions handed down saying that fleeing domestic or gang violence isn’t reason enough to qualify someone to receive … Continue reading
The British Medical Journal (BMJ) recently printed a piece highlighting many of the problems with state Physician Health Programs (PHPs) that I have been writing about for several years. You can find the BMJ piece here: http://bit.ly/29dtSFC I am so … Continue reading
My paper of the same title was just published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine. The title sums up the essence of the paper, namely that since other healthcare entities (such as hospitals and residency training programs) are subject to … Continue reading
I have a new piece out in the AMA Journal of Ethics about physician health programs. You can find it here.
My piece in Newsweek about the APA, Harsh Interrogations, and Close Ties with the Dept of Defense and the CIA
See the full article here.
Letter in the Boston Globe about the American Psychological Association’s collaboration and collusion with the Dept of Defense and the CIA regarding torture
Click here to see my letter to the Globe. Some psychologists fought mightily for years to change the course of the AMA on torture. Some of these individuals were horribly maligned by the APA in the process. Hats off to … Continue reading
The British Medical Journal recently published a report, which you can find here, details the extent to which the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has been accepting significant amounts of money from the pharmaceutical industry (among others) and highlights some … Continue reading
A day after I wrote this piece for theconversation.com about psychologists and torture, the New York Times highlighted a newly issued report that details the extent to which senior level members of the American Psychological Association (APA) conspired with the … Continue reading
Most states have physician health programs (PHPs), and physicians who are referred to them are generally bound to do whatever the PHP tells them in order to continue practicing medicine. Thus, PHPs wield a lot of power. The problem … Continue reading