How to Make Ethical Healthcare Decisions in a Pandemic

In this session, we will go through the skills of ethical decision-making and action and how those skills help public health policy, hospital organization policy, and clinical ethics at the bedside, especially as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clinical Ethics:

  1. Ira Bedzow and Lila Kagedan, “The ethical minefield of prioritizing health care for some
    with Covid-19,”, April 1,
  2. Ira Bedzow and Stacy Gallin, “When the current crisis passes, will we all still be created
    equal?” Citizens Voice, April 12, 2020,

Public Health:

  1. Ira Bedzow and Adam Block, “Weighing the economics, public health benefits of sheltering
    in place,” Modern Healthcare, April 6, 2020,

Hospital Organization:

  1. “In Which Direction Should Leaders Look When Planning For The Next Stage,”, May 18, 2020,
  2. Ira Bedzow and Adam Herbst, “Hospital Industry Faces Reckoning: Where Do We Go
    From Here?” The GlobePost, May 15, 2020,