In July 2020 The Pellegrino Center launched a newsletter for medical professionals at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH). This resource, created in collaboration with the MGUH Clinical Ethics Committee, supplements the Pellegrino Center’s Ethics Consultation Service by providing easily digestible, critical information as well as by responding to inquiries about issues in bioethics.

May 2022 (new window): “The Ethics of Safety” by Myles N. Sheehan, SJ, MD and “Reflecting with Resolve” by Sarah Vittone, MSN, DBe

April 2022 (new window): “Defining Futility” by Allen H. Roberts II, MD

March 2022: (new window) “Autonomy in Context” by Allen H. Roberts II, MD

February 2022 (new window): “Health Care Providers?” by Myles N. Sheehan, SJ, MD

January 2022: “Navigating End-of-Life Care with the Ethical and Religious Directives” by Claudia Sotomayor, MD, DBe

December 2021: “Nurturing Hope” by Myles N. Sheehan, SJ, MD

November 2021: “It is a passion to take care of a patient” — An Interview with Siva Subramaniam, MD

October 2021: “Threading the Needle in Cases of Biomedical Futility” by Allen Roberts II, MD, MA

September 2021: “Spirituality in Health Care” by Myles N. Sheehan, SJ, MD

August 2021: The Ethics Consultation Service at MGUH: Meet the Consult Team

July 2021: “The Role of Virtue in Medical Ethics” by Allen Roberts, II, MD, MA

June 2021: “Reflections on Professionalism” by Jeevan M. Puthiamadathil, MD

May 2021: “What an Ethics Consult is Not” by Myles N. Sheehan, SJ, MD and Claudia Ruiz Sotomayor, MD, DBe

April 2021: “On Trust” by Allen Roberts, II, MD, MA

March 2021: “On Suffering” by Myles N. Sheehan, SJ, MD

February 2021 “The Ethicist’s Role in IMOC Rounds” by Claudia Ruiz Sotomayor, MD, DBe

December 2020 (new window): “Finding Hope in Trying Times” by Myles N. Sheehan, SJ, MD

November 2020 (new window): “Ask the bioethicist:  How should we explain brain death?”  by Allen Roberts, II, MD, MA

October 2020 (new window): “African Americans and Healthcare Advance Directives: What It Means to Do “Everything We Can” by Lawrence Prograis, MD

September 2020 (new window): “When are two doctors better than one?” by G. Kevin Donovan, MD, MA

August 2020 (new window): “Moral Distress” by Claudia Sotomayor, MD, DBe and Sarah Vittone, MSN, DBe

Inaugural Issue — July 2020 (new window): “Pandemic and Pandemonium” by Myles Sheehan, SJ, MD