Center for Bioethics Papers

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

June 2002


The members of a task force on bioethics consultation report their conclusions. The task force was convened by the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities and the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, although these groups do not endorse the group's conclusions. Two commentaries follow, and an essay by science reporter Nell Boyce sets the scene.


© The Hastings Center. Reprinted by permission. This article originally appeared in the Hastings Center Report, Volume 32, Issue 3, June 2002, pages 14-20.

NOTE: At the time of publication, author Jonathan D. Moreno was affiliated with the University of Virginia. Currently March 2007, he is a faculty member in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania.



Date Posted: 21 March 2007