Klitzman: When Violating Patient Confidentiality is Necessary

The Germanwings case brings up uncomfortable questions about when it is ethically necessary for a medical practitioner to forgo his patient’s privacy.

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Renowned Business Advisor Joseph Pine Joins Technology Management Faculty

Known for his TED Talk “What Consumers Want,” Joseph Pine has joined the faculty of the Executive Master of Science in Technology Management program.

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What Popular Baby Names Teach Us About Data Analytics

A new approach to mining the baby names dataset exemplifies the best application of data analytics, says Kaiser Fung, Associate Program Director of Columbia’s Applied Analytics Master’s Program.

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Klitzman: After Germanwings, a Reconsideration of Patient Confidentiality

M.S. in Bioethics director Dr. Robert Klitzman weighs the legal and ethical standards when it comes to disclosing the potential dangers of one’s patients.

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Klitzman on CNN: Should doctor have told co-pilot's employer of problems?

In the wake of the fatal and deliberate Germanwings plane crash by one ill co-pilot, what role do mental health practitioners have in warning authorities of potential harm?

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Steven Cohen on the Significance of Obama’s Latest Climate Change Move

Sustainability Management director Cohen explains why limiting the U.S. government’s own carbon footprint may have implications for federal climate change policy.

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Bioethics Director Recommends How We Should Address Subway Germs – and Fears

Dr. Robert Klitzman answers the question, “How dangerous are subway germs, really?”

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Robert Klitzman on Discovering One’s Ancestry Through Genetic Testing

In Men’s Health, Bioethics director Dr. Klitzman explains how DNA sequencing works and why one’s findings shouldn’t be quite so surprising.

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Beth Fisher-Yoshida on Work/Life Balance for Working Moms

In Fortune, the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution director says that it’s not a “balance,” it’s a juggling act.

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Narrative Medicine in The Atlantic: “How to Teach Doctors Empathy”

What is clinical empathy, why do we need it, and how can clinicians further develop this skill?

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