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Operation Streamline
by Ruth Gomberg-Munoz L Gipe In October of 2015, I traveled with a group of Loyola health science students and faculty to southern Arizona for a 4-day immersion trip on the U.S.-Mexico border. On Monday, we took a short bus ride to the Federal Courthouse in...

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Social Media: Confessions of a Digital Immigrant
By Patrick D. Herron, D.Bioethics Among my fellow faculty, who view my fondness for tweeting, posting and sharing content with a mix of apprehension and appreciation, I have been described as “savvy” when it comes to social media. I take that, as an extraor...

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Rethinking Formation for Diversity & Inclusion
by Patrick, McCruden, D.Bioethics, MTS Senior Vice President, Mission Integration CHI St. Vincent Serving as a Mission executive in catholic health care I’ve long been fascinated with a tension that exists between our desire to have diversity in our workfor...

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Equal opportunities for patients in different neonatal intensive care units: A tenable goal?
By Dalia Feltman, MD, MA One look at a healthcare billboard will reveal that hospitals want to appear unique—one touts superior surgical care; another state-of-the-art cancer treatments.  Quality of medical staff and the array of services offered are not wh...

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Labor Day Reflection: Being Hospitable toward Labor
Originally published 8/27/2013 Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer in the United States. Most of us observe the holiday without much reflection on labor and its meaning in our lives and our society. Many trends have contributed to this lack of i...

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Labor Day Reflection: Being Hospitable toward Labor
Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer in the United States. Most of us observe the holiday without much reflection on labor and its meaning in our lives and our society. Many trends have contributed to this lack of identification with the concept ...

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Human Dignity and Incarceration
By Greg Dober, MA 2007      I have been asked numerous times, why I advocate for adequate human rights and conditions, especially adequate healthcare, for incarcerated individuals.  I tend to jokingly refer to my graduate education at a Jesuit institution, ...

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An Integrated Bioethics: A Reflection on Laudato Si
Pope Francis's social encyclical, “Laudato Si”, issues
an urgent call for responsible action rooted in solidarity, with both human and
non-human others, to recognize the interconnectedness of a shared reality suffering
from neglect. As a theologian, several...

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The Dreamer Committee of Loyola University Chicago Launches Promoting Dignity through Education
Loyola University Chicago has been a leader in working for educational opportunity for Dreamers, i.e., persons who were brought to the United States as children and were raised and educated in this country, but remain without a path to normalization of thei...

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Loyola Stritch DREAMers Advocate for Students of DACA Status at LMSA Policy Summit
 Loyola Stritch delegates On March 27, 2015, the House of Delegates of the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) held its second annual policy summit.  This meeting considers resolutions that set policy for the organization, especially in regard to its...
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