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Evelyn Yang’s courage opens the door for a discussion of how health care systems can allow sexual assault to occur — and address it ineffectively. Dr. Esther Choo and Dr. Reshma Jagsi write in an opinion piece for Think. Think is NBC News' home for op-eds, in-depth anayses and essays about news and current events.


New research by Susan Dorr Goold, professor of internal medicine, and health management and policy, and Renuka Tipirneni, assistant professor of internal medicine, suggests that Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act is linked to higher numbers of low-income people having jobs or going to school. “Our findings suggest states could achieve goals of fuller employment among low-income residents by expanding Medicaid coverage or maintaining an expansion program,” Goold said, “Good health helps people gain employment or stay employed.” Jeff Kullgren was also a co-author on the study.

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In an episode of the “AMA Moving Medicine” podcast, our director, Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil provides an overview of sexual harassment and discrimination in the medical field. See the transcript of the presentation in the link below.

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Leftover prescription opioids pose big risks to kids, yet most parents keep their own and their child's unused painkillers even after they're no longer medically necessary for pain.


An AMA Journal of Ethics article by CBSSM's Katherine Feder and Janice Firn, PhD "How Should Clinical Ethics Consultants Support Parents’ Decision Making?" was recently highlighted on the American Medical Association's website. Using a hypothetical case of a 3-year-old patient who suffered widespread brain damage after cardiac arrest during surgery, the authors explored how a clinical ethics consultant can adopt a personalized, values-based approach to facilitating grieving parents’ decision-making.

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