Making the difficult leap from academic to clinical ethics

Kent, Heather
February 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/20/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 4, p531
Academic Journal
Reports on a program at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta attempting to bridge the gap between academic and clinical ethics. How many hospitals hire ethicists with strong theoretical backgrounds; Goal of the program to teach ethicists how hospitals work and the kinds of ethical challenges hospitals face; Thoughts of Canadian ethicist Gary Goldsand of his involvement in the program.


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