Researchers discuss the need for ethics and its integration into research projects that harness artificial intelligence.
When AI is watching patient care: Ethics to consider
Ethical and legal issues accompany the potential benefits of using computer vision-based ambient intelligence in health care.
Financial transparency may diminish trust in doctors, new study finds
A Stanford study has found that mandated public disclosure of physicians' financial ties may have diminished trust in all physicians.
Inheritance: On family secrets, genetics and ethics
With a DNA test, Dani Shapiro discovered that the man she had thought was her father was not. She discussed the finding, and her writing, on campus.
In the Spotlight: At the intersection of tech, health, and ethics
Nicole Martinez-Martin, a postdoctoral fellow in biomedical ethics, shares her experiences in the realms of teaching, law, and health in this In the Spotlight Q&A.
The future of ethics and biomedicine: An interview
In this radio show, Stanford bioethicist David Magnus and host Russ Altman discuss the ethical implications of using AI in health care.
Considering the challenges posed by technology that tracks whether you took your meds
Digital medicine advances prompt call for more study about potential implications and ethical issues for patients and clinicians.
Journal editor aims to prompt thoughtful review of ethics in precision health
Stanford medical student Jason Neil Batten edits an ethics in precision health journal issue for the American Medical Association's Journal of Ethics.
Scientific publishing: How much is too much?
John Ioannidis reflects on the phenomenon of "hyper-publishing," where certain scientists are listed as authors on scores of papers a year.
A galvanizing exhibit explores issues raised by Frankenstein
A new exhibit at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center draws on the themes of technology, medicine and ethics raised in Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein.
Listen to the human stories, the Henrietta Lacks family tells scientists
Author Rebecca Skloot and Henrietta Lacks family members discuss the importance of telling the human stories behind medical science
Countdown to Childx: Bioethics in pediatrics
How much control should we exert over the genetic makeup of our future children? Bioethicist Jeffrey Kahn will address this as part of his keynote session at next week's Childx conference at Stanford.
Stanford researchers probe the ethics of using artificial intelligence in medicine
Physicians should consider the ethical challenges of using artificial intelligence in making patient care decisions, three Stanford University School of Medicine researchers say in a perspective piece in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Why Frankenstein matters, now, to you
Stanford anesthesiologist and writer Audrey Shafer reflects on the importance of considering the scientific and ethical issues raised by Frankenstein.
Stanford Medicine magazine explores medicine’s new frontiers
Stanford Medicine magazine's winter issue explores science that pushes boundaries and also considers ethical questions raised about research.
Stanford bioethicists explore use of new spinal muscular atrophy drug
In her role as a Stanford anesthesiologist, Alyssa Burgart, MD, doesn't see patients with spinal muscular atrophy as often as the neurologists who regularly treat …