Articles and Publications

Faculty Scholarly Activity Related to Ethics and Professionalism
(Since 2009)

Articles and Essays

  1. Spike, J.P. "Care versus Treatment at the End of Life for Profoundly Disabled Persons," Journal of Clinical Ethics, 23(1): 79-83, Winter 2012


  2. Spike, J.P. "Anesthesiological Ethics: Can Informed Consent be Implied?" Journal of Clinical Ethics, 23(1): 68-70, Winter 2012


  3. Spike, J.P. "Quality of Life and Elective C-Sections: Defining Limits to Maternal and Family Interests." Journal of Clinical Ethics. 252-255, Fall 2012.


  4. Spike, J.P. "Do Clinical Ethics Consultants Have a Fiduciary Responsibility to the Patient?" American Journal of Bioethics, 12(8): 13-15, Aug 2012.


  5. Brenner, G., Kueppenbender, K.D., Mao, J., Spike, J.P. "Ethical Challenges and Interventional Pain Medicine." Current Pain and Headache Reports, 16(1): 1-8, Feb 2012.


  6. Spike, J.P. "Ethics Consultation Process," Chapter in Committed to Ethics: Education and Guidance for Healthcare Ethics Committee Members, D. Micah Hester and Toby Schonfeld, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012. pp. 41-47.


  7. Spike, J. Assessment of Decision-Making Capacity. In Reichel's Care of the Elderly, 6th edition. Aronson, C. & Brummel-Smith, K., eds. New York: Cambridge University Press, 487-494, 2009.


  8. Aulisio, M., Spike, J., et al. ASBH Task Force White Paper: Improving Competencies in Clinical Ethics Consulation: An Education Guide. 2009


  9. Dubler, N., Spike, J., et al. Charting the Future: Credentialing, Privileging, Quality, and Evaluation in Clinical Ethics Consultation. Hastings Center Report, 39(6), 23-33, 2009.


  10. Spike, J. Resolving the Vexing Question of Credentialing: Finding the Aristotelian Mean. HEC Forum, Oct, 263-273, 2009.


  11. Spike, J., & Rousso, J. Starchild Cherrix: Negotiating about Religious Beliefs and Complementary and Alternative Medicine. MedEdPortal, 2009.


  12. Spike, J., & Sain, C. Wit: Teaching about Death, Dying, Clinical Trials, and DNR. MedEdPortal, 2009.


  13. Carlin, N., & Capps, D. Consciousness, the Vegetative State, and the Intrinsic Value of Life. Pastoral Psychology, 57, 223-234, 2009.


  14. Carlin, N. The Hospital Room As Uncanny: Psychoanalytic Observations and Recommendations for Pastors and Chaplains. Pastoral Psychology, 58, 27-42, 2009.


  15. Cole, T., & Carlin, N. The Suffering of Physicians. The Lancet, 374(9699), 1414-1415, 2009.


  16. Cole, T., & Carlin, N. Faculty Health and the Crisis of Meaning: Humanistic Diagnosis and Treatment. In Faculty Health in Academic Medicine: Physicians, Scientists, and the Pressures of Success. Cole, T., Goodrich, T. J., & Gritz, E. R., eds. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 147-164, 2009.

Forthcoming Publications

  1. Spike, J., & Carlin, N. Promoting Physician Stress Resilience When Facing Ethical Dilemmas, Book Chapter.

Posters and Presentations

  1. Carlin, N., Flaitz, C., McWherter, J., & Bebermeyer, R. "How to Implement an Interprofessional Ethics Curriculum: Practical Guidance for Dental Educators and Administrators from a Program-in-Progress." American Dental Education Association National Meeting, March 14, 2011.


  2. Flaitz, C., Willcockson, I., & Carlin, N. "Interprofessional Ethics Education for Dental Students and Dental Hygiene Students: Student Perception versus Student Performance." American Dental Education Association National Meeting, March 15, 2011.