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New Podcast featuring Anna Lewis

August 25, 2021

Research Associate, Anna Lewis, sat down for an episode of The Genetics Podcast. The episode discusses the ethical questions that arise as more people get their DNA sequenced. 

Episode 67 "Dr Anna Lewis from the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard, on the biggest ethical questions in DNA sequencing and editing" can be listen to here.

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New Article from Natalie Kofler in the Boston Globe

August 25, 2021

Visting Fellow, Natalie Kofler, along with Seema Mohapatra and Françoise Baylis, have a new Op-Ed in The Boston Globe. The article, "Why cities like Boston shouldn’t follow New York’s lead on vaccination passports," details how vaccination passports could be onerous and cost-prohibitive while also causing concern for people of color. You can read the article ...

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Christopher Robichaud's Leadership Simulation: Patient Zero wins International Serious Play Gold Award

July 16, 2021

Leadership Simulation: Patient Zero won the International Serious Play Gold Award! Serious Play recognizes outstanding game-based learning in higher education, uniting creators across education, healthcare, government, and military sectors accelerating the field of game-based learning. 

Author, Christopher Robichaud, is the Director of Pedagogical Innovation and a Senior Lecturer in Ethics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Patient Zero models the tensions and tradeoffs required for...

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New Article from Frances M. Kamm in the Philosophers' Magazine

June 4, 2021

Long-time Center affiliate and Professor, Frances M. Kamm, has a new essay in The Philosopher's Magazine. The article, "Harms, Wrongs, and Meaning in a Pandemic," compares deaths from COVID-19 to those from U.S. wars in the twentieth century while examining the varying degress of harm done to those who have died. You can read the essay ...

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