Should US hospitals seek out international patients?
Many US hospitals seek out international patients who are able to pay for care not available in their home countries, but some argue that they take up beds that should go to local patients. Are you for or against US hospitals seeking out foreign patients?

Last Answered: 4 hours ago

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Should There Be a Ban on Experimenting With CRISPR on Human Embryos?
A Chinese scientist has created genetically modified babies using CRISPR. While this technology may prevent or treat diseases, it may also create new medical and ethical issues. Are you for or against a ban on experimenting with CRISPR on human embryos?

Last Answered: 3 days ago

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Should Doctors Ask Patients With Dementia About Gun Ownership?
Patients with dementia who have guns may be a danger to themselves or others, but guidance on discussing this matter are lacking, and some patients may be offended when questioned. Are you for or against asking patients with dementia about gun ownership?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Should Children Be Allowed at Medical Meetings?
Most major medical meetings do not offer childcare. Some feel that well-behaved children should be allowed to be in sessions or exhibit halls, but others worry that children will distract attendees. Are you for or against children at medical meetings?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Should Counselling Be Required for Patients Using Direct-to-Consumer Pharmacogenetics Tests?
Clinicians are worried that consumers will act on results from direct-to-consumer pharmacogenetics tests without seeking a professional opinion. Are you for or against required counselling for patients using direct-to-consumer pharmacogenetics tests?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Should There Be Tougher Brain Death Determination Standards?
Current neurologic tests for brain death may leave room for error, but tightening standards could lower the amount of transplantable organs available to those in need. Are you for or against tougher brain death determination standards?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Should There Be a Quota for Minority Populations in Drug Trials?
Minority patients are often underrepresented in cancer drug trials, causing them to miss out on treatments and suffer unanticipated side effects when drugs are approved. Are you for or against a mandatory quota for minority populations in drug trials?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Should Hospital Physicians Address Outpatient Clinic Letters to Patients?
The Academy of Royal Medical Colleges has released new guidance encouraging hospital physicians to write outpatient clinic letters directly to patients, without using medical jargon. Are you for or against addressing outpatient clinic letters to patients?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Should Lawmakers Implement Opioid Taxes?
Lawmakers will consider implementing opioid taxes in upcoming legislative sessions. Funds will be used to combat the opioid crisis, but drugmakers argue that the tax may ultimately harm consumers. Are you for or against opioid taxes?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Free Medical School Tuition: Should There Be Requirements?
NYU School of Medicine is offering free tuition to all medical students, regardless of need or merit, but some feel that they should be required to practice in underserved areas. Are you for or against free tuition without any stipulations?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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