Bioethics Faculty and Staff Publications

The Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics is dedicated to publishing scholarly work and research in peer-reviewed journals. This list contains the most recent work of our faculty and staff.


Korngiebel DM, McMullen CK, Amendola LM, Berg JS, Davis JV, Gilmore MJ, Harding CO, Himes P, Jarvik GP, Kauffman TL, Kennedy KA, Simpson DK, Leo MC, Lynch FL, Quigley DI, Reiss JA, Richards CS, Rope AF, Schneider JL, Goddard KA, Wilfond BS. Generating a taxonomy for genetic conditions relevant to reproductive planning. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A. 2016 Mar; 170(3): 565-73.

Kelley M, James C, Alessi Kraft S, Korngiebel D, Wijangco I, Joffe S, Cho MK, Wilfond B, Lee SS. The role of patient perspectives in clinical research ethics and policy: Response to open peer commentaries on "patient perspectives on the learning health system". American Journal of Bioethics. 2016 Feb; 16(2): W7-9.

Grady C, Nogues I, Wiener L, Wilfond BS, Wendler D. Adolescent research participants' descriptions of medical research. AJOB Empirical Bioethics. 2016 Jan 1; 7(1): 1-7.

Rosenberg AR, Bona K, Wharton CM, Bradford M, Shaffer ML, Wolfe J, Baker KS. Adolescent and young adult patient engagement and participation in survey-based research: A report from the "resilience in adolescents and young adults with cancer" study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Apr; 63(4): 734-6.

Leo MC, McMullen C, Wilfond BS, Lynch FL, Reiss JA, Gilmore MJ, Himes P, Kauffman TL, Davis JV, Jarvik GP, Berg JS, Harding C, Kennedy KA, Simpson DK, Quigley DI, Richards CS, Rope AF, Goddard KA. Patients' ratings of genetic conditions validate a taxonomy to simplify decisions about preconception carrier screening via genome sequencing. Am J Med Genet A. 2016 Mar; 170(3): 574-82.

Peay HL, Scharff H, Tibben A, Wilfond B, Bowie J, Johnson J, Nagaraju K, Escolar D, Piacentino J, Biesecker BB. "Watching time tick by…": Decision making for Duchenne muscular dystrophy trials. Contemp Clin Trials. 2016 Jan; 46: 1-6.

Brothers KB, Holm IA, Childerhose JE, Antommaria AH, Bernhardt BA, Clayton EW, Gelb BD, Joffe S, Lynch JA, McCormick JB, McCullough LB, Parsons DW, Sundaresan AS, Wolf WA, Yu JH, Wilfond BS; Pediatrics Workgroup of the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) Consortium; Pediatrics Workgroup of the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research CSER Consortium. When participants in genomic research grow up: contact and consent at the age of majority. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2016 Jan; 168: 226-231.e1.


Lown EA, Phillips F, Schwartz LA, Rosenberg AR, Jones B. Psychosocial Follow-Up in Survivorship as a Standard of Care in Pediatric Oncology. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2015 Dec; 62 Suppl 5: S531-601.

Tabor H. "Women Who Don't Give A Crap". PLoS Genetics. 2015 Dec 23; 11(12): e1005736. eCollection 2015 Dec.

Rosenberg AR, Syrjala KL, Martin PJ, Flowers ME, Carpenter PA, Salit RB, Baker KS, Lee SJ. Resilience, Health, and Quality of Life Among Long-Term Survivors of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. Cancer. 2015 Dec 1; 121(23): 4250-7.

Kraft SA, Porter K, Wilfond BS. Research on Medical Practices and the Patient-Physician Relationship: What Can Regulators Learn from Patients? AMA Journal of Ethics. 2015 Dec 1; 17(12): 1160-5.

Magnus D, Wilfond B. Commentary on Kim Miller. Clin Trials. 2015 Dec; 12(6): 564-6.

Williams SE, Morgan A, Opel D, Edwards K, Weinberg S, Rothman R. Screening Tool Predicts Future Underimmunization Among a Pediatric Practice in Tennessee. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Nov 18; pii: 0009922815615823.

Mancini ME, Diekema DS, Hoadley TA, Kadlec KD, Leveille MH, McGowan JE, Munkwitz MM, Panchal AR, Sayre MR, Sinz EH. Part 3: Ethical Issues: 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Circulation. 2015 Nov 3; 132(18 Suppl 2): S383-96.

Cho MK, Magnus D, Wilfond BS. Informed Consent for Research on Medical Practices. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Nov 3; 163(9): 725-6.

Opel DJ, Mangione-Smith R, Robinson JD, Heritage J, DeVere V, Salas HS, Zhou C, Taylor JA. The Influence of Provider Communication Behaviors on Parental Vaccine Acceptance and Visit Experience. Am J Public Health. 2015 Oct; 105(10): 1998-2004.

Taylor HA, Kuwana E, Wilfond BS. Is It Ethical to Enroll Cognitively Impaired Adults in Research That Is More Than Minimal Risk With No Prospect of Benefit? American Journal of Bioethics. 2015 Oct; 15(10): 64-5.

Taylor HA, Kuwana E, Wilfond BS. Recontact and Recruitment of Young Adults Previously Enrolled in Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Research. American Journal of Bioethics. 2015 Oct; 15(10): 56-7.

Melvin AJ, Mohan KM, Wald A, Porter K, Wilfond BS. Research recruitment of adult survivors of neonatal infections: Is there a role for parental consent? American Journal of Bioethics. 2015 Oct; 15(10): 58-59.

Brown A, Clark JD. A Parent's Journey: Incorporating Principles of Palliative Care into Practice for Children with Chronic Neurologic Diseases. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Sep; 22(3): 159-65.

Diekema DS. Physician Dismissal of Families Who Refuse Vaccination: An Ethical Assessment. J Law Med Ethics. 2015 Sep; 43(3): 654-60.

Wilfond BS, Fernandez CV, Green RC. Disclosing Secondary Findings from Pediatric Sequencing to Families: Considering the "Benefit to Families". J Law Med Ethics. 2015 Sep; 43(3): 552-8.

Wolf SM, Branum R, Koenig BA, Petersen GM, Berry SA, Beskow LM, Daly MB, Fernandez CV, Green RC, LeRoy BS, Lindor NM, O'Rourke PP, Breitkopf CR, Rothstein MA, Van Ness B, Wilfond BS. Returning a Research Participant's Genomic Results to Relatives: Analysis and Recommendations. J Law Med Ethics. 2015 Sep; 43(3): 440-63.

Wightman A, Diekema D. Should an undocumented immigrant receive a heart transplant? AMA J Ethics. 2015 Oct; 17(10): 909-913.

Weaver MS, Diekema DS, Carr A, Triplett B. Matched marrow, sibling shadow: The epidemiology, experience, and ethics of sibling donors of stem cells. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. 2015 Sep; 4(3): 100-104.

Kett JC. Prenatal Consultation for Extremely Preterm Neonates: Ethical Pitfalls and Proposed Solutions. J Clin Ethics. 2015 Fall;26(3):241-249.

Kelley M, James C, Alessi Kraft S, Korngiebel D, Wijangco I, Rosenthal E, Joffe S, Cho MK, Wilfond B, Lee SS. Patient Perspectives on the Learning Health System: The Importance of Trust and Shared Decision Making. Am J Bioeth. 2015 Sep;15(9):4-17.

Grady C, Eckstein L, Berkman B, Brock D, Cook-Deegan R, Fullerton SM, Greely H, Hansson MG, Hull S, Kim S, Lo B, Pentz R, Rodriguez L, Weil C, Wilfond BS, Wendler D. Broad Consent for Research With Biological Samples: Workshop Conclusions. Am J Bioeth. 2015 Sep;15(9):34-42.

McCullough LB, Brothers KB, Chung WK, Joffe S, Koenig BA, Wilfond B, Yu JH; Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) Consortium Pediatrics Working Group. Professionally Responsible Disclosure of Genomic Sequencing Results in Pediatric Practice. Pediatrics. 2015 Sep 14. pii: peds.2015-0624.

Welch MJ, Lally R, Miller JE, Pittman S, Brodsky L, Caplan AL, Uhlenbrauck G, Louzao DM, Fischer JH, Wilfond B. The ethics and regulatory landscape of including vulnerable populations in pragmatic clinical trials. Clin Trials. 2015 Sep 15. pii: 1740774515597701.

Jecker NS, Dudzinski DM, Diekema DS, Tonelli M. Ebola Virus Disease: Ethics and Emergency Medical Response Policy. Chest. 2015 Sep 1;148(3):794-800.

Chong JX, Buckingham KJ, Jhangiani SN, Boehm C, Sobreira N, Smith JD, Harrell TM, McMillin MJ, Wiszniewski W, Gambin T, Coban Akdemir ZH, Doheny K, Scott AF, Avramopoulos D, Chakravarti A, Hoover-Fong J, Mathews D, Witmer PD, Ling H, Hetrick K, Watkins L, Patterson KE, Reinier F, Blue E, Muzny D, Kircher M, Bilguvar K, López-Giráldez F, Sutton VR, Tabor HK, Leal SM, Gunel M, Mane S, Gibbs RA, Boerwinkle E, Hamosh A, Shendure J, Lupski JR, Lifton RP, Valle D, Nickerson DA; Centers for Mendelian Genomics, Bamshad MJ. The Genetic Basis of Mendelian Phenotypes: Discoveries, Challenges, and Opportunities. Am J Hum Genet. 2015 Aug 6;97(2):199-215.

Wolf ER, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Opel DJ. The impact of epidemics of vaccine-preventable disease on vaccine uptake: lessons from the 2011-2012 US pertussis epidemic. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2015 Jul;14(7):923-33.

Henrikson NB, Opel DJ, Grothaus L, Nelson J, Scrol A, Dunn J, Faubion T, Roberts M, Marcuse EK, Grossman DC. Physician Communication Training and Parental Vaccine Hesitancy: A Randomized Trial. Pediatrics. 2015 Jul;136(1):70-9.

Wilfond BS, Goddard KA.It's complicated: criteria for policy decisions for the clinical integration of genome-scale sequencing for reproductive decision making. Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2015 Jul;3(4):239-42.

Botkin JR, Belmont JW, Berg JS, Berkman BE, Bombard Y, Holm IA, Levy HP, Ormond KE, Saal HM, Spinner NB, Wilfond BS, McInerney JD. Points to Consider: Ethical, Legal, and Psychosocial Implications of Genetic Testing in Children and Adolescents. Am J Hum Genet. 2015 Jul 2;97(1):6-21. Review.

Emond MJ, Louie T, Emerson J, Chong JX, Mathias RA, Knowles MR, Rieder MJ, Tabor HK, Nickerson DA, Barnes KC; NHLBI GO Exome Sequencing Project, Go L, Gibson RL, Bamshad MJ. Exome Sequencing of Phenotypic Extremes Identifies CAV2 and TMC6 as Interacting Modifiers of Chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infection in Cystic Fibrosis. PLoS Genet. 2015 Jun 5;11(6):e1005273. eCollection 2015 Jun. and Correction: Exome Sequencing of Phenotypic Extremes Identifies CAV2 and TMC6 as Interacting Modifiers of Chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infection in Cystic Fibrosis. PLoS Genet. 2015 Aug 18;11(8):e1005424. eCollection 2015 Aug.

Brazg T, Dotolo D, Blacksher E. Finding A Seat at the Table Together: Recommendations for Improving Collaboration between Social Work and Bioethics. Bioethics. 2015 Jun;29(5):362-8.

Kelen GD, Sauer L, Clattenburg E, Lewis-Newby M, Fackler J. Pediatric Disposition Classification (Reverse Triage) System to Create Surge Capacity. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2015 Jun;9(3):283-90.

Schneider JL, Goddard KA, Davis J, Wilfond B, Kauffman TL, Reiss JA, Gilmore M, Himes P, Lynch FL, Leo MC, McMullen C. "Is It Worth Knowing?" Focus Group Participants' Perceived Utility of Genomic Preconception Carrier Screening. J Genet Couns. 2015 Jun 21.

Wolfe J, Orellana L, Ullrich C, Cook EF, Kang TI, Rosenberg A, Geyer R, Feudtner C, Dussel V. Symptoms and Distress in Children With Advanced Cancer: Prospective Patient-Reported Outcomes From the PediQUEST Study. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Jun 10;33(17):1928-35.

Boss RD, Henderson CM, Wilfond BS. Decisions Regarding Resuscitation of Extremely Premature Infants: Should Social Context Matter? JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Jun 1;169(6):521-2.

Wilfond BS, Magnus DC. The potential harms and benefits from research on medical practices. Hastings Cent Rep. 2015 May-Jun;45(3):5-6.

Cho MK, Magnus D, Constantine M, Soo-Jin Lee S, Kelley M, Alessi S, Korngiebel D, James C, Kuwana E, Gallagher T, Diekema D, Capron AM, Joffe S, Wilfond BS. Attitudes Toward Risk and Informed Consent for Research on Medical Practices: A Cross-sectional Survey. Ann Intern Med. 2015 May 19; 162(10): 690-6.

Jecker NS, Dudzinski DM, Diekema DS, Tonelli M. Ebola Virus Disease: Ethics and Emergency Medical Response Policy. Chest. 2015 Apr 9.

Strelitz B, Gritton J, Klein EJ, Bradford MC, Follmer K, Zerr DM, Englund JA, Opel DJ. Parental vaccine hesitancy and acceptance of seasonal influenza vaccine in the pediatric emergency department. Vaccine. 2015 Apr 8;33(15):1802-7.

Rosenberg A. Poison. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2015 Apr 6.

Opel DJ, Omer SB. Measles, mandates, and making vaccination the default option. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Apr; 169(4): 303-4.

Kunz S, McAdams RM, Diekema DS, Opel DJ. A Quality of Life Quandary: A Framework for Navigating Parental Refusal of Treatment for Co-morbidities in Infants with Underlying Medical Conditions. Journal of Clinical Ethics. 2015 Spring; 26(1):16-23.

Roberts JR, Thompson D, Rogacki B, Hale JJ, Jacobson RM, Opel DJ, Darden PM. Vaccine hesitancy among parents of adolescents and its association with vaccine uptake. Vaccine. 2015 Mar 30; 33(14): 1748-1755.

Stokke J, Sung L, Gupta A, Lindberg A, Rosenberg AR. Systematic review and meta-analysis of objective and subjective quality of life among pediatric, adolescent, and young adult bone tumor survivors. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2015 Mar 27.

Cho MK, Taylor H, McCormick JB, Anderson N, Barnard D, Boyle MB, Capron AM, Dorfman E, Havard K, Reider C, Sadler J, Schwartz P, Sharp RR, Danis M, Wilfond BS. Building a Central Repository for Research Ethics Consultation Data: A Proposal for a Standard Data Collection Tool. Clinical and Translational Science. 2015 Mar 10.

Rosenberg AR, Yi-Frazier JP, Eaton L, Wharton C, Cochrane K, Pihoker C, Baker KS, McCauley E. Promoting Resilience in Stress Management: A Pilot Study of a Novel Resilience-Promoting Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults With Serious Illness. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 2015 Feb 11.

[Hays, R] Nelson JE, Mathews KS, Weissman DE, Brasel KJ, Campbell M, Curtis JR, Frontera JA, Gabriel M, Hays RM, Mosenthal AC, Mulkerin C, Puntillo KA, Ray DE, Weiss SP, Bassett R, Boss RD, Lustbader DR. Integration of palliative care in the context of rapid response: a report from the Improving Palliative Care in the ICU advisory board. Chest. 2015 Feb; 147(2): 560-9. Review.

An official American Thoracic Society policy statement: managing conscientious objections in intensive care medicine. Lewis-Newby M, Wicclair M, Pope T, Rushton C, Curlin F, Diekema D, Durrer D, Ehlenbach W, Gibson-Scipio W, Glavan B, Langer RL, Manthous C, Rose C, Scardella A, Shanawani H, Siegel MD, Halpern SD, Truog RD, White DB; ATS Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee. An Official American Thoracic Society Policy Statement: Managing Conscientious Objections in Intensive Care Medicine. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2015 Jan 15; 191(2): 219-227.


Johnson EM, Diekema DS, Lewis-Newby M, King MA. Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Critical Care Resources During Disaster: Northwest Provider Opinion. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2014 Sep 23:1-6.

Delgado F, Tabor HK, Chow PM, Conta JH, Feldman KW, Tsuchiya KD, Beck AE. Single-nucleotide polymorphism arrays and unexpected consanguinity: considerations for clinicians when returning results to families. Genet Med. 2014 Sep 18.

Clark JD. Who decides who should benefit? Allocating critical care in the context of "futile treatment". Crit Care Med. 2014 Sep; 42(9): 2127-8.

Yu JH, Crouch J, Jamal SM, Bamshad MJ, Tabor HK. Attitudes of non-African American focus group participants toward return of results from exome and whole genome sequencing. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Sep;164(9):2153-60.

Wolf ER, Opel D, DeHart MP, Warren J, Rowhani-Rahbar A. Impact of a Pertussis Epidemic on Infant Vaccination in Washington State. Pediatrics. Epub 2014 Aug 18.

Tabor HK, Auer PL, Jamal SM, Chong JX, Yu JH, Gordon AS, Graubert TA, O'Donnell CJ, Rich SS, Nickerson DA; NHLBI Exome Sequencing Project, Bamshad MJ. Pathogenic variants for Mendelian and complex traits in exomes of 6,517 European and African Americans: implications for the return of incidental results. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Aug 7;95(2):183-93.

Rosenberg AR, Dussel V, Orellana L, Kang T, Geyer JR, Feudtner C, Wolfe J. What's Missing in Missing Data? Omissions in Survey Responses among Parents of Children with Advanced Cancer. J Palliat Med. 2014 Aug 1.

Boss R, Nelson J, Weissman D, Campbell M, Curtis R, Frontera J, Gabriel M, Lustbader D, Mosenthal A, Mulkerin C, Puntillo K, Ray D, Bassett R, Brasel K, Hays R. Integrating Palliative Care Into the PICU: A Report From the Improving Palliative Care in the ICU Advisory Board. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Jul 30.

Rosenberg AR, Orellana L, Kang TI, Geyer JR, Feudtner C, Dussel V, Wolfe J. Differences in Parent-Provider Concordance Regarding Prognosis and Goals of Care Among Children With Advanced Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Jul 14.

Crouch J, Yu JH, Shankar AG, Tabor HK. "We Don't Know Her History, Her Background": Adoptive Parents' Perspectives on Whole Genome Sequencing Results. J Genet Couns. 2014 Jul 12. 

Yu JH, Harrell TM, Jamal SM, Tabor HK, Bamshad MJ. Attitudes of genetics professionals toward the return of incidental results from exome and whole-genome sequencing. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Jul 3;95(1):77-84.

Burns JP, Sellers DE, Meyer EC, Lewis-Newby M, Truog RD. Epidemiology of Death in the PICU at Five U.S. Teaching Hospitals. Crit Care Med. 2014 Jun 27.

Camp KM, Parisi MA, Acosta PB, Berry GT, Bilder DA, Blau N, Bodamer OA, Brosco JP, Brown CS, Burlina AB, Burton BK, Chang CS, Coates PM, Cunningham AC, Dobrowolski SF, Ferguson JH, Franklin TD, Frazier DM, Grange DK, Greene CL, Groft SC, Harding CO, Howell RR, Huntington KL, Hyatt-Knorr HD, Jevaji IP, Levy HL, Lichter-Konecki U, Lindegren ML, Lloyd-Puryear MA, Matalon K, MacDonald A, McPheeters ML, Mitchell JJ, Mofidi S, Moseley KD, Mueller CM, Mulberg AE, Nerurkar LS, Ogata BN, Pariser AR, Prasad S, Pridjian G, Rasmussen SA, Reddy UM, Rohr FJ, Singh RH, Sirrs SM, Stremer SE, Tagle DA, Thompson SM, Urv TK, Utz JR, van Spronsen F, Vockley J, Waisbren SE, Weglicki LS, White DA, Whitley CB, Wilfond BS, Yannicelli S, Young JM. Phenylketonuria Scientific Review Conference: State of the Science and Future Research Needs. Mol Genet Metab. June 2014: 112(2)87-122.

Rosenberg AR, Postier A, Osenga K, Kreicbergs U, Neville B, Dussel V, Wolfe J. Long-Term Psychosocial Outcomes Among Bereaved Siblings of Children With Cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 May 30.

Opel DJ, Bahta L. How You Start the Conversation Matters. Minn Med. 2014 May;97(5):50-1.

JC Kett, DE Woodrum and DS Diekema. A Survey of Fetal Care Centers in the United States. J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2014 May 13.

McMillin MJ, Beck AE, Chong JX, Shively KM, Buckingham KJ, Gildersleeve HI, Aracena MI, Aylsworth AS, Bitoun P, Carey JC, Clericuzio CL, Crow YJ, Curry CJ, Devriendt K, Everman DB, Fryer A, Gibson K, Giovannucci Uzielli ML, Graham JM Jr, Hall JG, Hecht JT, Heidenreich RA, Hurst JA, Irani S, Krapels IP, Leroy JG, Mowat D, Plant GT, Robertson SP, Schorry EK, Scott RH, Seaver LH, Sherr E, Splitt M, Stewart H, Stumpel C, Temel SG, Weaver DD, Whiteford M, Williams MS, Tabor HK, Smith JD, Shendure J, Nickerson DA; University of Washington Center for Mendelian Genomics, Bamshad MJ. Mutations in PIEZO2 cause Gordon syndrome, Marden-Walker syndrome, and distal arthrogryposis type 5. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 May 1;94(5):734-44.

Wightman A, Largent E, Del Beccaro M, Lantos JD. Who Should Get the Last PICU Bed? Pediatrics. 2014 Apr 28.

Rosenberg AR, Starks H, Jones B. “I know it when I see it.” The complexities of measuring resilience among parents of children with cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2014 Apr 23.

Gordon AS, Tabor HK, Johnson AD, Snively BM, Assimes TL, Auer PL, Ioannidis JP, Peters U, Robinson JG, Sucheston LE, Wang D, Sotoodehnia N, Rotter JI, Psaty BM, Jackson RD, Herrington DM, O'Donnell CJ, Reiner AP, Rich SS, Rieder MJ, Bamshad MJ, Nickerson DA; NHLBI GO Exome Sequencing Project. Quantifying rare, deleterious variation in 12 human cytochrome P450 drug-metabolism genes in a large-scale exome dataset. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Apr 15;23(8):1957-63.

Kett JC. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and an Angel. JAMA Pediatr. 2014;168(4):305.

Taylor HA, Kuwana E, Wilfond BS. Ethics of continuing to provide a drug on an open-label extension study for an "unapproved indication". Am J Bioeth. 2014 Apr;14(4):56.

Taylor HA, Kuwana E, Wilfond BS. The ethics of disclosing to research subjects the availability of off-label marketed drugs. Am J Bioeth. 2014 Apr;14(4):51.

Diekema, DS. Personal Belief Exemptions to School Vaccination Mandates. Annual Reviews in Public Health. 2014; 35(3): 275-92.

Grady C, Wiener L, Abdoler E, Trauernicht E, Zadeh S, Diekema DS, Wilfond BS, Wendler D. Assent in Research: the Voices of Adolescents. J Adolescent Medicine. Epub 2014 Mar 14.

Magnus D, Wilfond B, Caplan A. Accepting Brain Death. N Engl J Med 2014; 370:891-94.

Rosenberg AR, Anderson JR, Lyden E, Rodeberg DA, Wolden SL, Kao SC, Parham DM, Arndt C, Hawkins DS. Early response as assessed by anatomic imaging does not predict failure-free survival among patients with Group III rhabdomyosarcoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Eur J Cancer. 2014 Mar;50(4):816-23.

Opel DJ, Feemster KA, Omer SB, Orenstein WA, Richter M, Lantos JD. A 6-month-old with vaccine-hesitant parents. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar;133(3):526-30.

Molina Y, Yi JC, Martinez-Gutierrez J, Reding KW, Yi-Frazier JP, Rosenberg AR. Resilience among patients across the cancer continuum: diverse perspectives. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2014 Feb;18(1):93-101.

Wilfond B.  Tracheostomies and Assisted Ventilation in Children with Profound Disabilities: Navigating Family and Professional Values. Pediatrics 2014;133;S44-49.

Botkin JR, Lewis MH, Watson MS, Swoboda KJ, Anderson R, Berry SA, Bonhomme N, Brosco JP, Comeau AM, Goldenberg A, Goldman E, Therrell B, Levy-Fisch J, Tarini B, Wilfond B; Bioethics and Legal Work Group of the Newborn Screening Translational Research Network. Parental permission for pilot newborn screening research: guidelines from the NBSTRN. Pediatrics. 201;133(2):e410-17.

Brown AN, Gonzalez GR, Wiester RT, Kelley MC, Feldman KW. Care taker blogs in caregiver fabricated illness in a child: A window on the caretaker's thinking? Child Abuse Negl. 2014 Jan 3. pii: S0145-2134(13)00387-6


Tate RC, Kelley MC.  Triage in the Tower of Babel: interpreter services for children in the prehospital setting. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Dec;29(12):1280-2.

Feltman D, Stokes T, Kett J, Lantos J. Is Treatment Futile for an Extremely Premature Infant with Giant Omphalocele? Pediatrics. Epub 2013 Dec 23.

Rosenberg AR, Anderson JR, Lyden E, Rodeberg DA, Wolden SL, Kao SC, Parham DM, Arndt C, Hawkins DS. Early response as assessed by anatomic imaging does not predict failure-free survival among patients with Group III rhabdomyosarcoma: A report from the Children's Oncology Group. Eur J Cancer. Epub 2013 Dec 18. 

Wilfond BS. Quality Improvement Ethics: Lessons from the SUPPORT Study. Am J Bioeth , 2013: 13(12)14-19

Guon J, Wilfond B, Farlow B, Brazg T, Janvier A. Our Children Are Not a Diagnosis: The Experience of Parents Who Continue Their Pregnancy After a Prenatal Diagnosis of Trisomy 13 or 18. Am J Med Genet A. Epub 2013 Dec 5.

Wilfond, B.  Oxygen and Estrogen. Hastings Center Report. 2013 Nov-Dec;43(6): inside back cover.

Yi-Frazier JP, Yaptangco M, Semana S, Buscaino E, Thompson V, Cochrane K, Tabile M, Alving E, Rosenberg AR. The Association of Personal Resilience with Stress, Coping, and Diabetes Outcomes in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes: Variable- and Person-Focused Approaches. Journal of Health Psychology Epub 2013 Nov 21

Rosenberg AR, Wolfe J, Bradford M, Shaffer M, Yi-Frazier J, Curtis JR, Syrjala KL, Baker KS. Resilience and psychosocial outcomes in parents of children with cancer. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. Nov. 19, 2013: 61(2).

Opel DJ, Heritage J, Taylor JA, Mangione-Smith R, Salas HS, Devere V, Zhou C, Robinson JD. The Architecture of Provider-Parent Vaccine Discussions at Health Supervision Visits. Pediatrics. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

DM Dudzinski. In the Interest of Fairness. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 2013;22(4):401-2

Kaci A and Starks H.  Caring for the elderly in Algeria within the discourse of traditionalism and modernism: Is there a Kabyle “woman problem”? International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics. 2013 Oct; 6 (2): 160-178.

Dorschner MO, Amendola LM, Turner EH, Robertson PD, Shirts BH, Gallego CJ, Bennett RL, Jones KL, Tokita MJ, Bennett JT, Kim JH, Rosenthal EA, Kim DS; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Grand Opportunity Exome Sequencing Project, Tabor HK, Bamshad MJ, Motulsky AG, Scott CR, Pritchard CC, Walsh T, Burke W, Raskind WH, Byers P, Hisama FM, Nickerson DA, Jarvik GP. Actionable, pathogenic incidental findings in 1,000 participants' exomes. Am J Hum Genet. 2013 Oct 3;93(4):631-40.

Shaw JL, Robinson R, Starks H, Burke W, Dillard DA. Risk, Reward and the Double-Edged Sword: Views of Pharmacogenetic Testing Among Alaska Native/American Indian People. American Journal of Public Health. 2013 103:12, 2220-2225.

Taylor HA, Wilfond BS. Managing disclosure of research misconduct by a graduate student to a university mental health professional during a clinical counseling session. Am J Bioeth , 2013: 13(10)68

Taylor HA, Wilfond BS. The ethics of contacting family members of a subject in a genetic research study to return results for an autosomal dominant syndrome. Am J Bioeth, 2013: 13(10)61.

Opel DJ, Marcuse EK. Rethinking vaccine policy making in an era of vaccine hesitancy: Time to rebuild, not remodel? Hum Vaccin Immunother. Epub 2013 Oct 1.

Opel DJ, Taylor JA, Zhou C, Catz S, Myaing M, Mangione-Smith R. The Relationship Between Parent Attitudes About Childhood Vaccines Survey Scores and Future Child Immunization Status: A Validation Study. JAMA Pediatr. Epub 2013 Sep 23.

Taylor HA, Kuwana E, Wilfond BS. Challenging cases in research ethics. Am J Bioeth. Epub 2013 Sept 11

Diekema DS.  Provider Dismissal of Vaccine-Hesitant Families: Misguided Policy That Fails to Benefit Children. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics Epub 2013 Sept 6.

Starks H, Wang S, Farber S, Owens DA, Curtis JR. Cost savings vary by length of stay for inpatients receiving palliative care consult services. Journal of Palliative Medicine. Epub 2013 Sept 4.

Opel DJ, Banerjee A, Taylor JA. Use of alternative childhood immunization schedules in King County, Washington, USA. Vaccine. Epub 2013 Aug 24.

Burke W, Matheny Antommaria AH, Bennett R, Botkin J, Clayton EW, Henderson GE, Holm IA, Jarvik GP, Khoury MJ, Knoppers BM, Press NA, Ross LF, Rothstein MA, Saal H, Uhlmann WR, Wilfond B, Wolf SM, Zimmern R. Recommendations for returning genomic incidental findings? We need to talk! Genet Med. Epub 2013 Aug 1

Wong CA, Taylor JA, Wright JA, Opel DJ, Katzenellenbogen RA. Missed Opportunities for Adolescent Vaccination, 2006–2011. J Adolesc Health. Epub 2013 Jul 1.

Lev O, Wilfond BS, McBride CM. Enhancing Children Against Unhealthy Behaviors – An Ethical and Policy Assessment of Using a Nicotine Vaccine. Public Health Ethics. 2013 Jul;6(2):197-206.

Wade CH, Tarini BA, Wilfond BS. Growing Up in the Genomic Era: Implications of Whole-Genome Sequencing for Children, Families and Pediatric Practice. Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet. 2013 Epub Jul 15.

Wilfond BS, Diekema DS, Woodrum D. The OHRP and SUPPORT. N Engl J Med. Epub 2013 Jun 5.

Moreno MA, Goniu N, Moreno PS, Diekema DS. Ethics of Social Media Research: Common Concerns and Practical Considerations. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. doi:10.1089/cyber.2012.0334. Epub 2013 May 16.

Rosenberg AR, Baker KS, Syrjala KL, Back AL, Wolfe J. Promoting Resilience Among Parents and Caregivers of Children with Cancer. J Palliat Med. June 2013, 16(6): 645-652. Epub 2013, May 6.

Dudzinski DM, Rhodes R, Fiester A. Pedagogical goals for academic bioethics programs. Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2013 Jul;22(3):284-96. Epub 2013 Apr 30.

Committee on Bioethics, American Academy of Pediatrics (Diekema et al). Policy Statement: Ethical Controversies in Organ Donation After Circulatory Death. Pediatrics 2013; 131(5):1021-1026. Epub 2013 Apr 29. 

Mann PC, Woodrum DE, Wilfond BS. Fuzzy Images: Ethical Implications of Using Routine Neuroimaging in Premature Neonates to Predict Neurologic Outcomes. J Pediatr. 2013.03.055 . Epub 2013 Apr 26.

Yu JH, Jamal SM, Tabor HK, Bamshad MJ. Self-guided management of exome and whole-genome sequencing results: changing the results return model. Genet Med. 2013.35. Epub 2013 Apr 25.

Opel DJ, Marcuse EK. Window or mirror: social networks' role in immunization decisions. Pediatrics. 2013 ;131(5):e1619-20. Epub 2013 Apr 15.

Jamal SM, Yu JH, Chong JX, Dent KM, Conta JH, Tabor HK, Bamshad MJ. Practices and Policies of Clinical Exome Sequencing Providers: Analysis and Implications. Am J Med Genet A. 2013; 161(5): 935-950. Epub 2013 Apr 22.

Yu JH, Crouch J, Jamal SM, Tabor HK, Bamshad MJ. Attitudes of African Americans toward return of results from exome and whole genome sequencing. Am J Med Genet A. 2013 May;161(5):1064-72. Epub 2013 Apr 22.  

Loggers ET, Starks H, Shannon-Dudley M, Back AL, Appelbaum FR, Stewart FM. Implementing a Death with Dignity program at a comprehensive cancer center. N Engl J Med. 2013;368(15):1417-24. Epub 2013 Apr 11. 

Rosenberg AR, Dussel V, Kang T, Geyer JR, Gerhardt CA, Feudtner C, Wolfe J. Psychological Distress in Parents of Children with Advanced Cancer. JAMA Pediatr. 2013;():1-7. Epub 2013 Apr 1.

Opel DJ, Taylor JA, Phillipi CA, Diekema DS. The Intersection of Evidence and Values in Clinical Guidelines: Who Decides What Constitutes Acceptable Risk in the Care of Children? Hospital Pediatrics Apr 1, 2013; 3(2): 87-91.

Doorenbos AZ, Starks H, Bourget E, McMullan DM, Lewis-Newby M, Rue TC, Lindhorst T, Aisenberg E, Oman N, Curtis JR, Hays R, and the Seattle Ethics in ECLS (SEE) Consortium (Jonna D Clark, Harris P Baden, Thomas V Brogan, Jane L Di Gennaro, Robert Mazor, Joan S Roberts, Jessica Turnbull and Benjamin S Wilfond.) Examining Palliative Care Team Involvement in Automatic Consultations for Children on Extracorporeal Life Support in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. J Palliat Med. May 2013;16(5): 492-495. Epub 2013 Mar 29.

Marneros AG, Beck AE, Turner EH, McMillin MJ, Edwards MJ, Field M, de Macena Sobreira NL, Perez AB, Fortes JA, Lampe AK, Giovannucci Uzielli ML, Gordon CT, Plessis G, Le Merrer M, Amiel J, Reichenberger E, Shively KM, Cerrato F, Labow BI, Tabor HK, Smith JD, Shendure J, Nickerson DA, Bamshad MJ; University of Washington Center for Mendelian Genomics. Mutations in KCTD1 cause scalp-ear-nipple syndrome. Am J Hum Genet. 2013 Apr 4;92(4):621-6. Epub 2013 Mar 28. 

Rosenberg AR, Wolfe J. Palliative care for adolescents and young adults with cancer. Clinical Oncology in Adolescents and Young Adults. 2013 Mar 25:3 41–48.

AAP Task Force on Circumcision (Diekema primary author). Cultural Bias and Circumcision: The AAP Task Force on Circumcision Responds. Pediatrics 2013; 131(4): 801-804. Epub 2013 March 18.

AAP Task Force on Circumcision (Diekema primary author). The AAP Task Force on Neonatal Circumcision: A Call for Respectful Dialogue. Journal of Medical Ethics 2013; March. Epub 2013 March 18.

Walter JK, Rosenberg AR, Feudtner C. Tackling Taboo Topics: How to Have Effective Advanced Care Planning Discussions with Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer. JAMA Pediatr. 2013;167(5):489-490. Epub 2013 Mar 11.

Vayena E, Mastroianni A, and Kahn, J. 2013. Caught in the Web: Informed consent for online health research. Sci. Transl. Med. 2013 Feb 20;5(173): p. 173fs6.

Opel DJ, Banerjee A, King P, Paul C, Glassy D, and Yasuda K. Washington State Licensed Child Care Facility Directors’ Perspectives on Childhood Immunization. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society 2013; 2(1): 40-49.

Ross LF, Saal HM, Anderson R, David K, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Bioethics, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Genetics, and American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Social, Ethical, and Legal Issues Committee. Liaisons: Douglas S. Diekema – American Board of Pediatrics. Ethical and Policy Issues in Genetic Testing and Screening of Children: Technical Report. Genetics in Medicine 2013; 15(3):234–245. Epub 2013 Feb 21.

Ross LF, Saal HM, Anderson R, David K, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Bioethics, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Genetics, and American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Social, Ethical, and Legal Issues Committee. Liaisons: Douglas S. Diekema – American Board of Pediatrics. Ethical and Policy Issues in Genetic Testing and Screening of Children: Policy Statement. Pediatrics 2013; 131:620–622. Epub 2013 Feb 21.

McCormick JB, Sharp RR, Ottenberg AL, Reider CR, Taylor HA, Wilfond BS. The Establishment of Research Ethics Consultation Services (RECS): An Emerging Research Resource. Clin Transl Sci. Feb 2013; 6(1):40-4.  

Melvin AJ, Edwards K, Malone J, Hassell L, Wilfond BS. Role for CTSAs in leveraging a distributed research infrastructure to engage diverse stakeholders in emergent research policy development. Clin Transl Sci. 2013 Feb;6(1):57-9.

Rosen D, Wilfond B, Lantos JD. Obstructive sleep apnea in a 17-year-old with profound cognitive impairment. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar;131(3):581-5. Epub 2013 Feb 4.

Clark JD, Dudzinski DM. The culture of dysthanasia: attempting CPR in terminally ill children. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar;131(3):572-80. Epub 2013 Feb 4.

Opel DJ, Marcuse EK. The enigma of alternative childhood immunization schedules: what are the questions? JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Mar 1;167(3):304-5. Epub 2013 Jan 21.

Rosenberg AR, MacPherson CF, Johnson R. Re-thinking adherence: a proposal for a new approach to risk assessment. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. Epub 2013 Jan 23.


Opel DJ.  Physician, Patient, Parent: Where Exactly Is the Line? The Hastings Center Report. 2012; 4 (6): 14-18.

Kelley M, Edwards K, Starks H, Fullerton S, James R, Goering S, Holland S, Disis M, Burke W. Values in Translation: How Asking the Right Questions Can Move Translational Science Toward Greater Health Impact. Clin Trans Sci 2012; 5(6): 445–451.

Kelley MC, Trinidad SB. Silent loss and the clinical encounter: Parents' and physicians' experiences of stillbirth – a qualitative analysis. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012, 12:137.

Kelley M, Unguru Y, Myers GD, Lantos JD. An 8-year-old foster child with behavioral problems who needs a bone marrow transplant. Pediatrics. 2012 Nov;130(5):936-40.

The Committee for Pediatric Research, and the Committee on Bioethics (Diekema DS, et al). Policy Statement: Human Embryonic Stem Cell (hESC) and Human Embryo Research. Pediatrics. 2012; 130(5): 972-977.

Tabor HK, Murray JC, Gammill HS, Kitzman JO, Snyder MW, Ventura M, Lewis AP, Qiu R, Simmons LE, Rubens CE, Santillan MK, Eichler EE, Cheng EY, Bamshad MJ, Shendure J. Non-invasive fetal genome sequencing: opportunities and challenges. Am J Med Genet A. 2012 Oct;158A(10):2382-4.

Rosenberg A.  How They Do This. Journal of Clinical Oncology. Epub 2012 Sept 24.

Opel DJ, Banerjee A, King P, Paul C, Glassy D, Yasuda K. Washington State Licensed Child Care Facility Directors' Perspectives on Childhood Immunization. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society. 2012 Sept 19.

Kelley M.  The Invisible Children. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics. 2012 Fall; 2(2): E4-E6.

Dudzinski DM, Hébert PC, Foglia MB, and Gallagher TH. The Disclosure Dilemma – Large-Scale Adverse Events. N Engl J Med 2012; 363:978-986.

Blank S, Brady M, Buerk E, Carlo W, Diekema DS, MD, Freedman A, Maxwell L, Wegner S. American Academy of Pediatrics. Circumcision Policy Statement. Pediatrics. 2012; 130(3): 585-586.

Blank S, Brady M, Buerk E, Carlo W, Diekema DS, MD, Freedman A, Maxwell L, Wegner S. Male Circumcision. Pediatrics. 2012; 130(3): e756-e785.

Yudell M, Tabor HK, Dawson G, Rossi J, Newschaffer C. Priorities for autism spectrum disorders risk communication and ethics. Autism. 2012 Aug 23.

Janvier A, Farlow B, Wilfond B. The Experience of Families with Children with Trisomy 13 and 18 in Social Networks. Pediatrics 2012 Aug: 130(2)

Opel DJ, Olson ME. Ethics for the Pediatrician: Bioethics Education and Resources. Pediatrics in Review 2012 Aug: 33(8).

Taylor JA, Opel DJ. Choriophobia: A One-Act Play. Pediatrics 2012 Aug: 130(2).

Wilfond B. Predicting Our Future: Lessons from Winnie-the-Pooh. Hastings Cent Rep. 2012 Jul-Aug;42(4):3.

Shear SB, Hart L, Diekema DS.  Female Genital Cutting: The Misnomer of Female Circumcision. In The Surgical Guide to Circumcision, Eds. DA Bolnik, M Koyle, and A Yosha. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2012, pp. 281-290.

Emond MJ, Louie T, Emerson J, Zhao W, Mathias RA, Knowles MR, Wright F, Rieder MJ, Tabor HK, Nickerson DA, Barnes KC, NHLBI GO Exome Sequencing Project, ESP-Lung GO Project Group, Gibson RL, Bamshad MJ. Exome sequencing of extreme phenotypes identified DCTN4 as a modifier of chronic pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in cystic fibrosis. Nature Genetics 2012 July 8.

Clark J. Balancing the Tension: Parental Authority and the Perception of Physician Paternalism in End of Life Care. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012;166(7):594.

Kitzman JO, Snyder MW, Ventura M, Lewis AP, Qui R, Simmons LE, Gammill HS, Ruben CE, Santillan DA, Murray JC, Tabor HK, Bamshad MJ, Eichler EE, Shendure J. Non-invasive whole genome sequencing of a human fetus. Science Transl Med 2012 Jun: 4 (137).

Wilfond BS, Diekema DS. Engaging Children in Genomics Research: Decoding the Meaning of Assent in Research. Genetics in medicine 2012;14(4):437-43.

Wolf SM, Beskow LM, Cho MK, Christman MF, Crock BN, Green RC, Hall R, Illes J, Kahn JP, Keane M, Knoppers BM, Koenig BA, Kohane IS, Lawrenz F, Leroy B, Maschke KJ, McGeveran W, Ossorio P, Parker LS, Petersen GM, Richardson HS, Scott JA, Terry SF, Van Ness B, Wilfond BS, Wolf WA. Managing Incidental Findings and Research Results in Genomic Research Involving Biobanks and Archived Data Sets. Genetics in medicine 2012;14(4):361-84.

Beskow LM, Fullerton SM, Namey EE, Nelson DK, Davis AM, Wilfond BS. Recommendations for ethical approaches to genotype-driven research recruitment. Hum Genet. 2012 May 24.

Buchanan A, Kelley M. Biodefense and the Production of Knowledge: Rethinking the Problem. Journal of Medical Ethics 2012 May 21.

Tabor HK, Stock J, Brazg T, McMillin MJ, Dent KM, Yu JH, Shendure J, Bamshad MJ. Informed Consent for Whole Genome Sequencing: A Qualitative Analysis of Participant Expectations and Perceptions of Risks, Benefits, and Harms. Am J Med Genet A 2012 158A(6):1310-9.

Diekema DS. Improving Childhood Vaccination Rates. N Engl J Med 2012; 366:391-393

Opel DJ, Robinson JD, Heritage J, Korfiatis C, Taylor JA, Mangione-Smith R. Characterizing providers’ immunization communication practices during health supervision visits with vaccine-hesitant parents: a pilot study. Vaccine. 2012 Feb 8;30 (7):1269-75. Epub 2012 Jan 9.

Opel DJ, Diekema DS.  Why We Should Not Eliminate Personal Belief Exemptions to Vaccine Mandates. Journal of Health Policy, Politics, and Law. 2012; 37(1): 111-117.