Bioethics Film Collection

The Bioethics Research Library of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics is home to a special collection of over 700 unique DVD and VHS titles related to bioethical issues. Many of these films are rare, out-of-print, or require special care for preservation. We are able to make arrangements for interested patrons of the library to view many of the items from the collection. Please complete an Item Reserve Request if you are interested in viewing a specific title, or contact the library at bioethics@georgetown.edu to learn more about our film holdings.


Sample Titles

Selected titles from the Library’s film collection include:

  • “Doctor Death:” Medical Ethics and Doctor-Assisted Suicide
  • “Perfect Baby”: An ABC Nightline Special with Barbara Walters on July 19, 1990 (1990)
  • “Please Let Me Die”: The Wish of a Severely Maimed Patient [The Dax Cowart Case]. (1974) [Restricted Use]
  • “Reflections on My Forty Years in Science”: James Watson (1988)
  • …And Nothing But the Truth (1993)
  • 18 Ways to Make a Baby (2001)
  • 1984 (1984)
  • 1986 Bioethics Forum: Caring for Patients with AIDS (1986) [re-edited version]
  • A Battle Over Life Support: In Re Michael Martin (2002)
  • A Beautiful Mind (2001)
  • A Case of Need (1989)
  • A Case Study in Xenotransplantation: Research, Ethics, and Society (1999)
  • A Catholic-Christian Response to Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide (1993)
  • A Child on Her Mind
  • A Child’s Gift: Pediatric Organ Donation
  • A Choice Among Risks: Physical Restraints Rejected (1991)
  • A Choice for K’Aila (1990)
  • A Closer Look at the Institutional Ethics Committee (1985)
  • A Closer Walk (2003)
  • A Closer Walk (2006)
  • A Death of One’s Own (2000)
  • A Different Kind of Care (2000)
  • A Fate Worse than Death? (A Documentary about Withdrawing Artificial Life Support)
  • A Father’s Faith: The Tyrell Dueck Story (1998)
  • A Healthy Baby Girl (1996)
  • A Hospital on Trial: Zion v. New York Hospital
  • A Man of Endurance: The Amazing Story of Dax Cowart (1999)
  • A Matter of Trust (1989)
  • A Moral Foundation for the Helping Professions: Medicine, Law, Ministry, and Teaching, Edmund Pellegrino, M.D.; The 24th Annual J. Philip Clarke Family Lecture (2009 March 27)
  • A Place for Annie (1994)
  • A Portrait of Elie Wiesel (1988)
  • A Question of Genes: Inherited Risks (1997 – air date of September 16, 1997) / If You Could Know Your LifeStory, Would You Want to Know How it Ends?
  • A Request for Voluntary Euthanasia
  • A Right to Life or Death: Michigan v. Anderson (2002)
  • A Special Lady (1987)
  • A Time to Change (2000)
  • A Time to Choose
  • A World of Ideas with Bill Moyers: Joanne Ciulla (1990)
  • A World of Ideas with Bill Moyers: Leon Kass (1988)
  • A World of Ideas with Bill Moyers: Maxine Singer (1988)
  • A World of Ideas with Bill Moyers: Michael Josephson (1988)
  • A World of Ideas with Bill Moyers: Sissela Bok
  • A World of Ideas with Bill Moyers: Willard Gaylin (1988)
  • Abortion Denied: Shattering Young Women’s Lives (1990)
  • Abortion for Survival (1989)
  • Accidental Advocate (2009)
  • Act Justly: Facing the Challenges of Disparity and Diversity (2007)
  • Advance Directives: Assisting Patients with End-of-Life Decisions [and] Advance Directives: Making Informed End-of-Life Decisions
  • Advance Directives: Guaranteeing Health Care Rights (1991)
  • Advance Directives: The Physician’s Role (1995)
  • Advances in Medical Education with Henry Heimlich, M.D. (1997)
  • Aeon Flux (2005)
  • Against All Odds (September 7, 2000)
  • AIDS in the Jewish Community: A Synagogue Response (1997)
  • AIDS: In Search of a Miracle (1986)
  • All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  • Allocating Scarce Resources: Who Benefits? Robert M. Veatch
  • ALS Disease: Living with Terminal Illness
  • ALS: Choosing Life / Choosing Life (A.L.S.) [Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis]
  • Altered States (1980)
  • Amanda’s Choice (2001)
  • America and the Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference (1993)
  • America’s Good Health, But at What Cost (1986)
  • An Act of Self-Determination (1992)
  • An Injury to One
  • An Institutional Response to AIDS (1984)
  • And the Band Played On (1993)
  • Anencephalic Infants: Early Delivery, Organ Donation? (1994)
  • Angela’s Journey
  • Angola Prison Hospice: Opening the Door (1998)
  • Animal and Human Cloning Data. National Academy of Sciences Forum (2001 August 7) (Part 5)
  • Animal Care Matters (1993)
  • Anna’s Story (2009)
  • Are You Fit to Marry? The Black Stork (1927; 1916)
  • Ask the Experts About Reform: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Headed? (2009)
  • Awakenings (1990)
  • Back to the Hearing World [and] Your Life in Stereo (The Bilateral Difference) (2007)
  • Balancing Society’s Mandates: IRB Review Criteria (1986)
  • Banking Our Genes: DNA Data on the Information Highway (1995)
  • Battered Child, Battered Trust (1986)
  • Beautiful Sin (2014)
  • Becky: The Value of Life (1977)
  • Behind the Lines (1997)
  • Being Human
  • Belmont Report Historical Archive
  • Bertha (1973)
  • Better Off Dead (1984)
  • Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Values, Ethics and the Physician-in-Training (1987)
  • Bhopal: The Search for Justice (2006)
  • Bio-Dad (2009)
  • Bioethics (2001)
  • Bioethics – A Changing World: 54th Annual AIBS [American Institute of Biological Sciences] Meeting, March 21-March 23, 2003
  • Bioethics Forums
  • Bioetica e Pesquisa com Seres Humanos
  • Biofutures: Owning Body Parts & Information
  • Birth of Bioethics (1993)
  • Black and White (2006)
  • Blade Runner (1991)
  • Bloodlines: Technology Hits Home (2003)
  • Blue End (2000)
  • Bodies and Souls
  • Body and Soul (2003)
  • Bohr’s Model of the Atom (2006)
  • Bonhoeffer (2003)
  • Born Dying (1984)
  • Born on the Fourth of July (1990)
  • Boy I Am (2006)
  • Boy in the Bubble (2006)
  • Bragdon v. Abbott: Implications for Asymptomatic Genetic Conditions
  • Brian’s Song (1971)
  • Britches (1986)
  • Buying Time: The Media Role in Health Care (1991)
  • Can’t Afford to Grow Old (1989)
  • Cancer Clinical Trials: An Introduction for Patients and Their Families (2001)
  • Caring at the End of Life (2001)
  • Caring for America’s Heroes. 2008 MHS Conference
  • Catholic Physicians’ Dinner, January 25, 1997 – Sacred Heart, Punta Gorda, FL – Dr. Edmund Pellegrino – Speaker (1997)
  • Catholic Physicians’ Guild, Diocese of Venice, Venice, Florida. Dr. Edmund Pellegrino – Speaker: Cloning: Christian Ethics & New Biology – November 8, 1997 (1997)
  • CBS 48 Hours: Ultimate Risk (April 15, 1999), Segment No. 528
  • Center for Health Ethics – Dr. Ed Pellegrino (2004)
  • Character and Virtue in Scientific Research (1991)
  • Charlie Rose Show: Mapping the Human Genome, Parts I-V (2000)
  • Charly (1968)
  • Children Divorcing Their Parents: Gregory K v. Ralph K (2002)
  • Children’s Hospital: Part 2: Pioneers & Society (2000)
  • Choosing Death (Spring 1993)
  • Choosing to Forego Artificial Nutrition (1990)
  • Circus Animal Welfare and Education
  • Civil Liberties: Who Has the Right to Make Mistakes? (1978)
  • Clinical Ethics Consultation: Providing Support: Michael M. Burgess
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines: Management of Cancer Pain (1994)
  • Clinical Trials Education Series (2001)
  • Clinical Trials: Because Lives Depend On It. A Clinical Trial Awareness Video for the General Public (2001)
  • Clone (2002)
  • Cloning for Stem Cells. National Academy of Sciences Forum (2001 August 7) (Part 4)
  • Cloning Research Forum at the National Academy of Sciences (2001 August 7)
  • Closer to Truth: Science, Meaning and the Future: Biology & Medicine [segment on clinical trials] (2000)
  • Cocoon (1985)
  • Code Gray: Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing (1989)
  • Coma (1978)
  • Common Morality: A Principlist Approach: Robert M. Veatch
  • Complications of Pharmacological Therapy for Geriatric Patients (1989)
  • Confidentiality (1989)
  • Confronting the Killer Gene (1989)
  • Consent and Its Alternatives (1978)
  • Conspiracy (2001)
  • Conversations in Genetics, Volume 1 (2004)
  • Conversations in Genetics, Volume 2 (2004)
  • Cord Blood Banking: Information for the Caregiver
  • Corporate Ethics and Success
  • Cracking the Code of Life: The Race to Decode Human DNA (2001)
  • Critical Care (1997)
  • Curing Cancer (2003)
  • Current Controversies in Medicine: Informed Consent. National Institutes of Health [NIH] (United States) STEP Programs [Staff Training in Extramural Programs]
  • Cutting Edge (2001)
  • Da Vinci’s Inquest: The Quality of Mercy (1998)
  • Daring to Resist: Three Women Face the Holocaust (1999)
  • Dax’s Case (1985)
  • Deadly Inheritance (1997)
  • Dear Dr. Spencer: Abortion in a Small Town (1998)
  • Death And Dying (1980)
  • Death and Dying (1981)
  • Death by Doctor (1998) [Jack Kevorkian, M.D. and Thomas Youk]
  • Death on Request
  • Debate Over Clinical Trials of AZT to Prevent Mother-to-Infant Transmission of HIV in Developing Nations
  • Deception (1988)
  • Decision ’92 [1992], Senate Bill 162
  • Decoding the Book of Life (1989)
  • Defective Newborns: The Right to Life (1978)
  • Depression: Voices of An Illness
  • Der Ewige Jude: Ein dokumentarischer Film [The Eternal Jew] (1938)
  • Desperate Hours (2001)
  • Dialogues in Behavioral Health Research Ethics (2006)
  • Dialogues with Madwomen (1993)
  • Difficult Conversations in Pediatric Palliative Care (2003)
  • Difficult Decisions: When a Loved One Approaches Death (2000)
  • Dignified Exit (1990)
  • Dirty Pretty Things (2005)
  • Discontinuance of Dialysis (1990)
  • Discussions in Bioethics (1986)
  • DNA & Dollars (2006)
  • DNA (2000)
  • DNA and Cystic Fibrosis
  • DNA Research: Ethical Considerations. Interview with Edmund Pellegrino, M.D., October 1994 (1994)
  • DNA: The Human Race (2003)
  • Do Patients Still Need Generalists? [April 30, 2004]
  • Do Scientists Cheat? (1988)
  • Does God Care How We Make Babies? Ethical Concerns about Reproductive Choices, Cloning and Abortion. A Live Satellite Teleconference, April 25, 2000 (2000)
  • Donahue: [The Phil Donahue Show: Test-Tube Babies] (1978 August?) [Dr. Andre Hellegers, M.D., first director of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics speaking about the birth of Louise Brown, first baby born using IVF 1978. Second guest is Father William Smith]
  • Done with Life (1988) [Through with Life]
  • Dr. Edmund D. Pellegrino [cassette says “Edward”] 1994 May 18; St. Joseph’s Hospital (1994)
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
  • Dr. Solomon’s Dilemma (2000)
  • Dreams and Dilemmas (1998)
  • Duties or Consequences: Foundational Ideas: Alister Browne
  • Dying for Drugs
  • Dying for Health Care (1987)
  • Dying with Dignity: Experiences in the Netherlands (2001)
  • Dying Young (1991)
  • Echoes and Reflections: A Multimedia Curriculum on the Holocaust (2005)
  • Edmund D. Pellegrino, M.D., Being a Christian Physician Today 1988 (1988)
  • Eggsploitation
  • End of Life Care (2000)
  • End of Life: In Comfort and Care (1998)
  • Entering a Clinical Trial: Is It Right for You? / El estudio clinico le conviene o no participar? (2004)
  • EPEC: Education for Physicians on End-of-Life-Care: Participant’s Guide (1999)
  • EPEC: Education for Physicians on End-of-Life-Care: Trainer’s Guide (1999)
  • Ethical Considerations: The Genome Project (2000)
  • Ethical Issues in Orthopaedic Surgery (1998)
  • Ethical Issues in Orthopaedic Surgery: Discussion Guide to the Video Cases (2003)
  • Ethical Issues in Scientific Research: A Public Forum (1991)
  • Ethical Perceptions of Men and Women: Are They Different?
  • Ethics and American Medicine: History, Change, and Challenge (1997)
  • Ethics and High-Tech Pain Management (1994)
  • Ethics and Scientific Research, Program No. 9
  • Ethics and the Neonatal Unit, Program No. 10
  • Ethics at the Bedside (1991)
  • Ethics Committee Case Consultation (1994)
  • Ethics Committees: Allies in Long-Term Care (1990)
  • Ethics in a World of Difference: Challenges of Human Diversity: Alice Dreger
  • Ethics in Biomedical Research (2005)
  • Ethics in Health Care: Building Competence for Health Professionals
  • Ethics in Nursing (1987)
  • Ethics in Public Health (2002)
  • Ethics in Surgery Curriculum. “Principles for Communicating Bad News” and “Advanced Directives and Withdrawal/Withholding of Treatment” (1999?)
  • Ethics in the Age of Bioterrorism (2005)
  • Ethics on Trial
  • Ethics Outlook 2003-2004
  • Ethics Seminar Euthanasia – Tape One 1990 March 31 (1990)
  • Ethics Seminar Euthanasia – Tape Two 1990 March 31 (1990)
  • Ethics: What Is It and Why Is It Important: Michael Stingl
  • Ethics: What Is Right?
  • Euthanasia
  • Euthanasia (1986)
  • Euthanasia (1989)
  • Euthanasia (1990)
  • Euthanasia: Murder or Mercy? (1985)
  • Everyday Choices (2003)
  • Everywoman: Pregnancy Disability (program aired on Channel 9, WUSA in Washington, DC on Saturday, August 13, 1977) [includes an interview with Andre Hellegers, M.D., first director of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics]
  • Evolving Concern: Protection for Human Subjects (1986)
  • Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
  • Fatal Illness is Truth Right for All Patients
  • Father Knows Best: A Case Study about Advance Directives
  • Fertility Scandals: Doctors Playing God
  • Fetal Rights (1987)
  • Fidelity, Wisdom & Love: Patients and Proxies in Partnership [Video and Workbook] (2003)
  • Field of Genes (1998)
  • Final Choices (1986)
  • Forgiving Dr. Mengele (2005)
  • Forum on Cloning: Video Set
  • Forum: Bioethics and the Human Genome (2001)
  • Forum: Biotechnology and Ethics
  • Four of a Kind
  • Frankenstein (1931)
  • From Animal Showboat to Animal Lifeboat: Detroit Zoological Institute
  • From Chance to Choice: The Revolution in Molecular Medicine (1987)
  • From Competence to Coma: Understanding Advance Directives (1992)
  • From Homo Sapiens to Techno Sapiens: Protecting the Essence of Being Human
  • From Rules to Caring Practices: Ethics and Commmunity-Based Care for Elders (2001)
  • Front Wards, Back Wards (2006)
  • Frontline: Dangerous Prescription (2000)
  • Frontline: Organ Farm (2000)
  • Gattaca (1997)
  • Gender Trouble (2003)
  • Gene Blues: Dilemmas of DNA Testing (1997)
  • Gene Therapy Trials Halted: CNN Saturday (2000)
  • Genes on Trial: Genetics, Behavior, and the Law (2002)
  • Genetic Testing: The Scientific, Social, Ethical and Legal Applications and Implications in the Criminal Justice System (2000)
  • Giving Bad News: Practical Advice for End of Life Situations(2005)
  • Global Bioethics for Long-Term Human Survival
  • Global Health Ethics: Duty, Justice and Responsibility: James Dwyer
  • Good Neighbors
  • Gorillas in the Mist (1989)
  • Grand Rounds Lecture 1999: Father Richard McCormick
  • Habeas Corpus (2005)
  • Hable con Ella [Talk to Her] (2002)
  • Half Life: A Parable for the Nuclear Age (1986)
  • Harbor of Hope: Living with a Chronic or Life-Threatening Illness
  • Hard to Believe: How Doctors Became Murderers and Why We Turned a Blind Eye (2015)
  • Harvest of Fear (2001)
  • Healing by Killing (1998)
  • Health by River and Road: Doctors in Rural Ecuador
  • Health Care for All (2008)
  • Health Care on the Critical List (1985)
  • Health Care System Reform: The Issues. Excerpts from the 37th Annual National Health Care Forum: “Costs Up…Access Down” (1990)
  • Health Quarterly, Fall 1991, Program #102 (covers three topics: Oregon Experiment, rationing in the emergency room, and AIDS)
  • Healthcare Crisis: Who’s at Risk? (2000)
  • Hear and Now: The Cochlear Implant in the Later Years (2007)
  • Heaven Only Knows (1995)
  • Help Me Die (1990)
  • Henry: One Man’s Way (1997)
  • Hiding and Seeking (2004)
  • High Tech Babies: Technology and Ethics of In Vitro Fertilization (1986)
  • Hitler and the Nazis Box Set: The Architecture of Doom (1991); The Eye of Vichy (2003); and In the Shadow of the Reich (1997) and The Cross and the Star: Jews, Christians and The Holocaust (1992)
  • HIV-AIDS: Legal and Ethical Issues (1990)
  • Hold Your Breath
  • Homo Sapiens 1900 (1999)
  • Hope is the Thing with Feathers
  • Hotel Rwanda (2004)
  • How Do You Say Thank You?: An African America Perspective on Organ & Tissue Donation
  • How Much More: Decisions Near the End of Life (1988)
  • How Smart Must One Be to Be a Person? (1978)
  • How to Have a Good Life and a Good Death (2003)
  • Hoxey: How Healing Becomes a Crime (1987)
  • Human Cloning Public Policy Issues. National Academy of Sciences Forum (2001 August 7) (Part 3)
  • Human Cloning Research. National Academy of Sciences Forum (2001 August 7) (Part 1)
  • Human Dignity and Human Cloning (January 2003)
  • Human Experimentation: From Tuskegee 1932 to Today (April 27, 2005)
  • Human Guinea Pigs: Suicide Missions
  • Human Reproductive Cloning. National Academy of Sciences Forum (2001 August 7) (Part 2)
  • I Had an Abortion (2005)
  • I Need It to Make Sense: Reflections on Caring for Dying Children and Their Families (2003)
  • I’m a Veteran. Should I Participate in Research? Here Are Some Things You NEED to Know (2003)
  • Ich Klage An
  • If Symptoms Persist (2008)
  • If These Walls Could Talk (1996)
  • Illegal Abortion (1966)
  • Illness as Experience (1998)
  • In Defense of Animals: A Portrait of Peter Singer (1990)
  • In It to Win: The Jack Abramoff Story (2015)
  • In My Father’s Church (2004)
  • In Need of a Map! Concepts and Frameworks in Ethical Decision Making: Patricia Rodney & Michael McDonald
  • In Sickness or In Health: Making Decisions in Long-Term Care
  • In the Absence of Angels: A Report on the Homeless Mentally Ill (1988)
  • In the Family (2008?)
  • In the Gloaming (1997)
  • In the Lab: Mentors and Students Behind the Scenes (2004)
  • In the Morning (2004)
  • In the Shadow of the Reich: Nazi Medicine (1997; with 1930s footage)
  • In Your Hands: The Tools for Preserving Personal Autonomy (1987)
  • Innovation: Genetic Prophesy
  • Innovation: The Gene Machine (1988)
  • Innovations in Trauma Training with Henry Heimlich, M.D. (1997)
  • Innovative Treatments, Extraordinarey Outcomes (2007)
  • Integrity in Scientific Research: Five Video Vignettes (1996)
  • Intensive Care (1996)
  • Introducing TJ: Therapeutic Jurisprudence (2000)
  • Introduction to Bioethics: A Provincial Health Ethics Network [PHEN] Distance Education Course: What Part Do Principles Play? [53:26]; Respect for Autonomy [54:08]; On Being Good: Virtue Ethics [1:05:41] (2001)
  • Investigator 101 Training
  • Iranian Kidney Bargain Sale (2007)
  • Iris (2001)
  • Is It a Boy or a Girl (1999)
  • Is This Life Worth Living? (1987)
  • Issues at the End of Life: Caring Ethically: Peter A. Singer
  • Issues in Clinical Teaching: A Moral Dilemma (1980)
  • Issues Raised by Human Cloning Research (2001)
  • J. D. Watson’s 60th Birthday (1988 April)
  • Japanese Relocation: Internment Camps & Tale of Two Cities
  • Jewish Biomedical Ethics (1983)
  • John Q (2002)
  • John’s Story: A Case Study about the Rights of Minors in Health Care Decisions
  • Judgment day: intelligent design on trial (2007)
  • Junior (1994)
  • Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Just Keep Breathing (2014)
  • Kennedy Institute of Ethics – Honorary Degree Ceremony (Doctorate of Humane Letters Honoris Causa) for Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Inaugural Lecture by I. John Keown, D.Phil., Ph.D. for the Rose F. Kennedy Chair in Christian Ethics (2003)
  • Lake of Fire (2007)
  • Landmark Trials of Modern Ethics (1994)
  • Last Rights (1987)
  • Last Rights: Facing End-of-Life Choices (2009)
  • Leadership for Our Nation’s Health: AAMC Awards Dinner
  • Learning from Patients: The Science of Medicine (2004)
  • Let Their Voices Be Heard: Children’s Stories of Grief
  • Life Continues (1980)
  • Life Matters: Arthritis & Liver Transplant (1988)
  • Life Patent Pending (1982)
  • Life Running Out of Control: Gene Food and Designerbabies
  • Life’s Greatest Miracle (2001)
  • Lifestory: A Guide to Living Donation and Kidney Transplant
  • Lights Breaking: Ethical Questions about Genetic Engineering (1986)
  • Live and Let Go: An American Death (2002)
  • Living and Healing During Life-Threatening illness. Supportive Care of the Dying: A Coalition for Compassionate Care
  • Living Choices (1991)
  • Living Forever: The Longevity Revolution (2001)
  • Living Fully Until Death (1995)
  • Living Wills
  • Living With Cancer: A Message of Hope. The Human Side of the Cancer Experience (1998)
  • Living With Dying (2000)
  • Lodz Ghetto: Inside a Community Under Siege (1989)
  • Lorenzo s Oil (1993)
  • Losing Isaiah
  • Lucanamarca
  • Lynchburg Story: Eugenic Sterilization in America (1994)
  • M (1931)
  • Made in India: SEWA in Action (1998)
  • Mademoiselle and the Doctor (2004)
  • Making Babies: Frontline Examines Booming Infertility Business (1999)
  • Making Better Babies: Genetics and Reproduction (2002)
  • Making Every Moment Count
  • Malpractice (1986)
  • Man Alive: Dark Side of Hope (1988)
  • Managin Our Miracles: Health Care in America (1986) (see individual titles)
  • Managing Madness
  • Managing Pain: A Neglected Essential of Patient Care (1994)
  • Manic Depression: Voices of an Illness
  • Mapping stem cell research: terra incognita (2008)
  • Massey Lectures 2006: The Ethical Imagination by Margaret Somerville (2006)
  • Maternal PKU: A New Crisis on the Horizon
  • Measuring Up: The Eugenics Debate
  • Medical Choices and Pastoral Guidance (October 29, 1991)
  • Medical Ethics and End-of-Life Decisions: Edmund D. Pellegrino, MD, MACP, Video #851 (2005)
  • Medical Ethics: The Catholic Perspective (2007)
  • Medical Guinea Pig (2007)
  • Medicating Kids (1999)
  • Medicine and Humanistic Understanding: The Significance of Narrative in Medical Practices (2005)
  • Medicine at the Crossroads (1993)
  • Medicine at the Crossroads: Code of Silence (1993)
  • Medicine at the Crossroads: Conceiving the Future
  • Medicine at the Crossroads: Disordered States
  • Medicine at the Crossroads: Life Support
  • Medicine at the Crossroads: Pandemic
  • Medicine at the Crossroads: Random Cuts
  • Medicine at the Crossroads: Temple of Science
  • Medicine at the Crossroads: The Magic Bullet
  • Memory of the Camps
  • Metropolis (1984)
  • MICU (1985) [Medical Intensive Care Unit]
  • Middle of the End (1989)
  • Million Dollar Baby (2005)
  • Miss Evers’ Boys (Based on the True Story of the Infamous Tuskegee Experiment)
  • Monkey trial (2002)
  • More Lessons from the Angels of Death
  • More Sides to the Story: Faith Based Perspectives: Mary Lou Cranston
  • Mortal Choices with Ruth Macklin (Part I); Public Policy, Private Choices with Ruth Macklin (Part II); (1990)
  • Mother’s Day (1990)
  • Mothers Courage, Thriving Survivors (2006)
  • Mr. Jones (1993)
  • My Left Foot (1989)
  • My Life (1994)
  • My Sister, My Bride (2004)
  • My Son Shall be Armenian (2006)
  • Nature of Things: Animals in Research – Breaking the Habit (1991)
  • NCME # 851 Medical Ethics
  • Nell (1994)
  • Network (1976)
  • Neuroethics (2003)
  • Never Forget, Never Forgotten
  • Nick and Sheila and the World: A Case Study about Patient Rights
  • Night Mother
  • Nightline: Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s (2000)
  • Nightline: Kidney for a Condemned Man (2003)
  • Nightline: Micro-Preemies (2000)
  • Nightline: The Davis Embryos. Air Date of August 7, 1989 (1989)
  • NIH Press Conference — Dr. James Watson, September 26, 1988
  • No Fears, No Tears
  • No Fears, No Tears – 13 Years Later
  • No Greater Love (2002)
  • No Heroic Measures (1986)
  • No Room in the Marketplace: The Health Care of the Poor (1986)
  • No Second Chance (1991)
  • Normal (2003)
  • Now, Voyager (1942)
  • NPR – Xenotransplantation (1999)
  • Nuremberg (2000)
  • Nuremberg: Tyranny on Trial (2005 & 1995)
  • Nutrition and Hydration: Complex Decisions (1990)
  • Nuts (1987)
  • Nyumbani : CBS Interview (2001)
  • Odds of Recovery (2002)
  • Of Mice and Men (1981)
  • Offspring (2001)
  • Old Nature, New Science: Respecting Nature, the Natural, and Life
  • On Being Good: Virtue Ethics with Edmund D. Pellegrino (2001)
  • On Being Good: Virtue Ethics: Edmund D. Pellegrino
  • On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying (see individual titles) (2000)
  • On Parting: A Shared Grief (1988)
  • On the Edge of Being: When Doctors Confront Cancer
  • One Brief Life: The Baby L Case [New Zealand case]
  • One in 2000
  • One Journey – Many Voices: Conversations about Serious Illness and Dying (2006)
  • One Survivor Remembers (1995)
  • One True Thing (1999)
  • Open Hearted
  • Oral History Project: Ed Pellegrino, M.D., March 4, 1998 (1998)
  • Orchids
  • Ordinary People (1980)
  • Oregon Health Care Decisions: Choices and Costs in Health Care [and] Oregon Health Care Decisons: Citizen’s Health Care Parliament…and Beyond (1984)
  • Organizational Ethics
  • Organs for Sale (2004)
  • Our Genes / Our Choices (2003)
  • Outbreak (1995)
  • Pain Management: New Knowledge, New Awareness (1994)
  • Pain Management: Standards of Practice (1994)
  • Palliative Care: Care for Terminally Ill Patients
  • Pandora’s Box (2003)
  • Paradigms and Paradoxes: Health Strategies for the 21st Century (1991)
  • Parent’s Rights: Denied (1991)
  • Parents and Post Mortems (2002)
  • Parents at the Threshold: You Are Not Alone (1998)
  • Partial-Birth Abortion on Trial
  • Partners in Health Care (1991)
  • Patient to Patient: Cancer Clinical Trials and You. An Initiative of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and the National Cancer Institute
  • Patient, Heal Thyself: How the New Medicine Puts the Patient in Charge
  • Patients and Doctors: Communication is a Two Way Street (1986)
  • Pellegrino Lecture – Osler Birthday Celebration (2008)
  • Pellegrino, Dr. Edmund D. (1986)
  • Personal Ethics and the Future of the World (1992)
  • Perspectives in Bioethics, No. 4, 1987 January 30 (1987)
  • Peter Singer: A Dangerous Mind (2003)
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