Articles & Publications

The faculty of the Campus-Wide Ethics Program have engaged in various scholarly activities related to ethics and professionalism since the program’s inception in 2009. Works include a book chapter, articles, essays, posters, and presentations.

Book Chapter

Spike, J. P., & Carlin, N. (2013). Promoting physician stress resilience when facing ethical dilemmas. In C. R. Figley, P. Huggard, & C. Rees (Eds.), First do no self harm: Understanding and promoting physician stress resilience (pp. 281-293). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Abstracts, Articles, & Essays

  • Polczynski, A. M., Rozmus, C., & Carlin, N. (2019). Beyond silos: An interprofessional, campus-wide ethics education program. Nursing Ethics, 26(7-8), 2314-2324. doi:10.1177/0969733019832948
  • Rozmus, C., Carlin, N., Polczynski, A., Spike, J., & Buday, R. (2015). The Brewsters: A new resource for interprofessional education. Nursing Ethics, 22(7), 815-826. doi:10.1177/0969733014547974
  • Carlin, N., Flaitz, C., & Polczynski, A. (2013). Interprofessional ethics: An innovative active-learning experience for health professional students. Journal of Dental Education, 77(2), 224.
  • Spike, J. P. (2012). Care versus treatment at the end of life for profoundly disabled persons. Journal of Clinical Ethics, 23(1), 79-83.
  • Spike, J. P. (2012). Anesthesiological ethics: Can informed consent be implied?. Journal of Clinical Ethics, 23(1), 68-70.
  • Flaitz, C., Casamassimo, P. S., & Lunstroth, R. B. (2012). Is social justice relative when it comes to oral health: The realities of a complex health issue. Journal of Pastoral Care, 62, 189-198.
  • Spike, J. P. (2012). Quality of life and elective C-sections: Defining limits to maternal and family interests. Journal of Clinical Ethics, 23(3), 252-255.
  • Spike, J. P. (2012). Do clinical ethics consultants have a fiduciary responsibility to the patient?. American Journal of Bioethics, 12(8), 13-15.
  • Brenner, G., Kueppenbender, K.D., Mao, J., & Spike, J. P. (2012). Ethical challenges and interventional pain medicine. Current Pain and Headache Reports, 16(1), 1-8.
  • Spike, J. P. (2012). Ethics consultation process. In D. M. Hester & T. Schonfeld (Eds.), Committed to ethics: Education and guidance for healthcare ethics committee members (pp. 41-47). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
  • Spike, J. (2009). Assessment of decision-making capacity. In C. Aronson & K. Brummel-Smith (Eds.), Reichel’s care of the elderly (6th ed.) (pp.487-494). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
  • Aulisio, M., Spike, J., et al. (2009). ASBH Task Force white paper: Improving competencies in clinical ethics consultation: An education guide.
  • Dubler, N., Spike, J., et al. (2009). Charting the future: Credentialing, privileging, quality, and evaluation in clinical ethics consultation. The Hastings Center Report, 39(6), 23-33.
  • Spike, J. (2009). Resolving the vexing question of credentialing: Finding the Aristotelian mean. HEC Forum, 263-273.
  • Spike, J., & Rousso, J. (2009). Starchild Cherrix: Negotiating about religious beliefs and complementary and alternative medicine. MedEdPortal.
  • Spike, J., & Sain, C. (2009). Wit: Teaching about death, dying, clinical trials, and DNR. MedEdPortal.
  • Carlin, N., & Capps, D. (2009). Consciousness, the vegetative state, and the intrinsic value of life. Pastoral Psychology, 57, 223-234.
  • Carlin, N. (2009). The hospital room as uncanny: Psychoanalytic observations and recommendations for pastors and chaplains. Pastoral Psychology, 58, 27-42.
  • Cole, T., & Carlin, N. (2009). The suffering of physicians. The Lancet, 374(9699), 1414-1415.
  • Cole, T., & Carlin, N. (2009). Faculty health and the crisis of meaning: Humanistic diagnosis and treatment. In T. Cole, T. J. Goodrich, & E. R. Gritz (Eds.), Faculty health in academic medicine: Physicians, scientists, and the pressures of success (pp. 147-164). Totowa, NJ: Humana Press.

Posters & Presentations

  • Rozmus, C., Carlin, N., Polczynski, A., & Frazier, L. (2017, July). Beyond silos: An interprofessional, campus-wide ethics education program. Paper presented at the 2017 International Nursing Research Congress, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Lunstroth, R. B., Satin, D., & Tunzi, M. (2013, May). Come experience (and seal) four best practices in family medicine ethics education. Paper presented to the STFM Annual Spring Conference, Baltimore, MD.
  • Lunstroth, R. B. (2013, March). The Brewsters: An interdisciplinary, interactive ethics resource for the health professions. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, San Antonio, TX.
  • Carlin, N., Flaitz, C., & Polczynski, A. (2013, March). Interprofessional ethics: An innovative active-learning experience for health professional students. Poster presented at the annual meeting and exhibition of the American Dental Education Association, Seattle, WA.
  • Carlin, N., Seifert, W., Polczynski, A., Spike, J., & Cole, T. (2012, June). The Brewsters: A new resource for interprofessional ethics education for health professional schools. Paper presented at the 16th annual meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, Portland, OR.
  • Carlin, N., Flaitz, C., McWherter, J., & Bebermeyer, R. (2011, March). How to implement an interprofessional ethics curriculum: Practical guidance for dental educators and administrators from a program-in-progress. Paper presented at the national meeting of the American Dental Education Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Flaitz, C., Willcockson, I., & Carlin, N. (2011, March). Interprofessional ethics education for dental students and dental hygiene students: Student perception versus student performance. Paper presented at the national meeting of the American Dental Education Association, San Diego, CA.