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Adding Value by Talking More
by Robert S. Kaplan, PhD, Derek A. Haas, MBA, and Jonathan Warsh, PhD

After the DNR: Surrogates Who Persist in Requesting Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
by Ellen M. Robinson, RN, PhD, et al

Against Transparency
by Lawrence Lessig, JD

America’s Addiction to Opioids: Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse
by Nora  D. Volkow, MD

Apologize-and-Pay Laws Don’t Keep Docs Out of Data Bank
by Robert Lowes

Bartleby in the NICU
by John D. Lantos, MD

Brave New Genome
by Eric S. Lander, PhD

Can Deceiving Patients Be Morally Acceptable?
by Daniel K. Sokol, PhD

Cardiac Surgery for Infective Endocarditis in Patients with Intravenous Drug Use 
by Oda Bratland Østerdal, et al

Casey’s Legacy: Finding Generosity When Admitting to an Error in Judgment 
by W. Richard Boyte, MD

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain—United States, 2016
by Deborah Dowell, MD, et al

Chasing Mendel: Five Questions for Personalized Medicine
by Michael J. Joyner, MD

Clinical Criteria for Physician Aid in Dying
by David Orentlicher, MD, JD, et al

Clinical Ethical Decision Making: The Four Topics Approach
by John H. Schumann, MD, and David Alfandre, MD, MSPH

Clinical Inertia
by Lawrence S. Phillips, MD, et al

Comfort Care for Patients Dying in the Hospital
by Craig D. Blinderman, MD, and J. Andrew Billings, MD

Comparison of Site of Death, Health Care Utilization, and Hospital Expenditures for Patients Dying with Cancer in 7 Developed Countries
by Justin E. Bekelman, MD, et al

Confronting Stem Cell Hype
by Timothy Caulfield, LLB, LLM, et al

A Controlled Trial of Arthroscopic Surgery for Osteoarthritis of the Knee
by J. Bruce Moseley, MD, et al

Data Monitoring Committees—Expect the Unexpected
by David L. DeMets, PhD, and Susan S. Ellenberg, PhD

Defining Medical Futility and Improving Medical Care
by Lawrence J. Schneiderman, MD

Discussions of Life Expectancy and Changes in Illness Understanding in Patients with Advanced Cancer
by Andrew S. Epstein, MD, et al

The Doctor’s New Dilemma
by Suzanne Koven, MD

Do Physicians’ Own Preferences for Life-Sustaining Treatment Influence Their Perceptions of Patients’ Preferences? A Second Look
by Lawrence J. Schneiderman, MD, et al

Do Unto Others: Doctors’ Personal End-of-Life Resuscitation Preferences and Their Attitudes toward Advance Directives
by Vyjeyanthi S. Periyakoil, MD

Early Palliative Care for Patients with Metastatic Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
by Jennifer S. Tamel, MD, et al

Enduring and Emerging Challenges of Informed Consent
by Christine Grady, PhD

Ethical and Quality Pitfalls in Electronic Health Records
by James L. Bernat, MD – Article Coming Soon
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Evaluation of Perioperative Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events
by Karen C. Nanji, MD, MPH, et al

Evolution of Reporting P Values in the Biomedical Literature, 1990-2015
by David Chavalarias, PhD, et al

Facing Our Mistakes
by David Hilfiker, MD

The Failure of Mandated Disclosure
by Omri Ben-Shahar, PhD, SJD, and Carl E. Schneider, JD

Full Disclosure—Out-of-Pocket Costs as Side Effects
by Peter A. Ubel, MD, Amy P. Abernethy, MD, PhD, and S. Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS

The High Cost of Prescription Drugs in the United States: Origins and Prospects for Reform
by Aaron S. Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH, et al

Highlights, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2015

How Doctors Die
by Ken Murray, MD

Humility and the Practice of Medicine: Tasting Humble Pie
by Harvey Max Chochinov, MD, PhD

The Influence of the Probability of Survival on Patients’ Preferences Regarding Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
by Donald J. Murphy, MD, et al

Informed Consent and the First Amendment
by Wendy K. Mariner, JD, MPH, and George J. Annas, JD, MPH

Interventions to Prevent and Reduce Physician Burnout: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
by Colin P. West, MD, PhD, et al

Keeping the Patient at the Center of Patient-and Family-Centered Care
by Robert L. Fine, MD

Late-Life Cardiac Interventions and the Treatment Imperative 
by Janet J. Shim, PhD

Laying Futility to Rest
by Michael Nair-Collins, PhD

Liberty Versus Need—Our Struggle to Care for People with Serious Mental Illness 
by Lisa Rosenbaum, MD

Liability Claims and Costs Before and After Implementation of a Medical Error Disclosure Program
by Allen Kachalia, MD, et al

Medical Error: The Second Victim
by Albert W. Wu, MD

Medical Ethical Dilemmas
by Brig. Gen. Dr. Jamal Hommadi

The New Era of Informed Consent: Getting to a Reasonable-Patient Standard Through Shared Decision Making 
by Erica S. Spatz, MD, MHS, et al

No Appointment Necessary? Ethical Challenges in Treating Friends and Family
by Katherine J. Gold, MD, MSW, et al

The New Era of Informed Consent: Getting to a Reasonable-Patient Standard Through Shared Decision Making
by Erica S. Spatz, MD, MHS, et al

On the Resuscitation of the Apparently Dead
by J. P. Payne, FFARCS

Palliative Care for the Seriously Ill
by Amy S. Kelley, MD, MSHS, and R. Sean Morrison, MD

Patient Care and Population Health: Goals, Roles and Costs
by Lauris Christopher Kaldjian, MD, PhD

Patients’ Expectations about Effects of Chemotherapy for Advanced Cancer
by Jane C. Weeks, MD, et al

Personalized Medicine and Genetic Malpractice
by Gary E. Marchant, PhD, JD, and Rachel A. Lindor, JD, MD

Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia in the ICU: A Dialogue on Core Ethical Issues 
by Ewan C. Goligher, MD, PhD, et al

Physician Bullying: “Not Allowed to Cry”
by Pamela L. Wible, MD

Placebo and Deception: A Commentary
by Anne Barnhill, PhD, and Franklin G. Miller, PhD

The Porosity of Autonomy: Social and Biological Constitution of the Patient and Biomedicine
by Jonathan Beever, PhD, and Nicolae Morar, PhD

Prehospital Termination of Resuscitation in Cases of Refractory Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
by Comilla Sasson, MD, MS, A. J. Hegg, MD, and Michelle Macy, MD, et al

Preliminary Evidence of Impaired Thinking and Sick Patients
by Eric J. Cassell, MD, et al

Prevalence of and Factors Related to Discordance About Prognosis Between Physicians and Surrogate Decision Makers of Critically Ill Patients
by Douglas B. White, MD, MAS

Promoting Population Health through Financial Stewardship
by Peter A. Ubel, MD, and Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil

Providing Appropriate End-of-Life Care to Religious and Ethnic Minorities
by Daniel K. Partain, MD, Cory Ingram, MD, and Jacob J. Strand, MD

The Public and the Gene-Editing Revolution
by Robert J. Blendon, ScD, et al

Public Health in the Precision-Medicine Era
by Ronald Bayer, PhD and Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH

Rationing-Missing Ingredient in Health Care Reform
by Ernle Young, PhD

Ravines and Sugar Pills: Defending Deceptive Placebo Use
by Johnathan Pugh, DPhil

Regulating Off-Label Drug Use—Rethinking the Role of the FDA
by Randall S. Stafford, MD, PhD

Relationship Between Cancer Patients’ Predictions of Prognosis and Their Treatment Preferences
by Jane C. Weeks, MD, et al

The Renormalization of Smoking? E-cigarettes and the ‘Tobacco Endgame’ by Amy L. Fairchild, PhD, et al

Responding to Requests for Potentially Inappropriate Treatments in Intensive Care Units
by Gabriel T. Bosslet, MD

Responding to Suffering
by Ronald M. Epstein, MD, and Anthony Back, MD

The Shared Decision-Making Continuum
by Alexander A. Kon, MD

Shared Decision Making in ICUs: An American College of Critical Care Medicine and American Thoracic Society Policy Statement
Alexander A. Kon, MD, FCCM

Shifting Vaccination Politics—The End of Personal-Belief Exemptions in California
by Michelle M. Mello, JD, PhD, et al

A Short History of Economics as a Moral Science
by James E. Alvey 

Sins of Omission: Getting Too Little Medical Care May be the Greatest Threat to Patient Safety
by Rodney A. Hayward, MD, et al

Surrogate Decision Makers’ Interpretation of Prognostic Information
by Lucas S. Zier, MD, MS, et al

Talking with Patients about Other Clinicians’ Errors
by Thomas H. Gallagher, MD, et al

Top 10 Things Palliative Care Clinicians Wished Everyone Knew About Palliative Care
by Jacob J. Strand, MD, et al

Training Doctors to Manage Their Feelings
by Lucette Lagnado

Transitional Chaos or Enduring Harm? The EHR and the Disruption of Medicine
by Lisa Rosenbaum, MD

Unbelievable Folly of Clinical Trials in Heart Failure: The Inconvenient Truth About How Investigators and Guidelines Weigh Evidence
by Milton Packer, MD

Unnecessary Distractions Frequent During Surgery
by Anne Harding

Volume-Outcome Disparities and Informed Consent: What Should Surgeons Disclose? by Lance K. Stell, PhD

What is a Disease?
by Jackie L. Scully, PhD

Withdrawing Artificial Nutrition and Hydration from Minimally Conscious and Vegetative Patients: Family Perspectives
by Celia Kitzinger, PhD, and Jenny Kitzinger, PhD