Is Our Political System An Obstacle to Fighting a Pandemic or a Strength?
Apr 1, 2020
Center faculty Daniel Goldberg, JD, PhD co-authored with professors Karen Adkins from Regis University and Govind Persad from University of Denver, an article describing how the buy-in for social isolation is understandably challenging for many in a society that cherishes individual freedoms and individualism over the collective. The pandemic highlights how our behavioral norms as well as our nation’s overarching political philosophy may be incompatible with a crisis of this nature. Read article>>
As coronavirus infections explode in the U.S., hospitals could be forced to make harrowing choices if pushed to the brink.
New York Times
Mar 24, 2020
CBH Director Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH is trying to ensure that patients on admission to Colorado hospitals are asked whether they would forgo a ventilator if there were not enough for everyone. “One thing everyone agrees on is that the most morally defensible way to decide would be to ask the patients.” Read article>>