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Kayhan Parsi
J.D., Ph.D.
  • Professor
  • Director, Graduate Program in Bioethics, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics
  • E-mail: kparsi@luc.edu
Publications

Parsi K & Elster N. "Conducting Research on Social Media - Is Facebook Like the Public Square?" The Americna Journal of Bioethics 2014; 14(10): 63-5.

Magnus, D, Parsi, K, Sharp, R. "AJOB 2.0: Taking Bioethics to a New Level," AJOB 2014; 14(8): 1-2.

Elster, N, Parsi, K. "Monopolizing Our Bodies? The Myriad Supreme Court Case and Issues of Access and Justice." Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports 2013 Oct.

Parsi K, Hossa N. "Complex Discharges and Undocumented Patients: Growing Ethical Concerns." The Journal of Clinical Ethics 2012; 23(4): 299-307.

Kayhan Parsi, Nanette Elster. "Growing Up With Autism: Challenges and Opportunities of Parenting Young Adult Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders." Bioethics 2012; 2(3): 207-11.

Stoltenberg M, Rumas N, Kayhan Parsi. "Global Health and Service Learning: Lessons Learned at US Medical School." Medical Education Online 2012, 17: 18848.

Swetz KM, Thorsteindottir B, Feely MA, Kayhan Parsi. "Balancing Evidence-Based Medicine, Justice in Health Care, and the Technological Imperative: A Unique Role for the Palliative Medicine Physician." Journal of Palliative Medicine 2012 April; 15(4): 390-91.

Parsi K. "Education as Prevention," Guidance for Healthcare Ethics Committees (eds, Micah Hester and Toby Schonfeld). Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Parsi K. "The Political Satirist as Public Intellectual: the Case of Jon Stewart," American Journal of Bioethics 2011 Dec;11(12):3-6.

Parsi K, Bhattacharya D, List J. "The Dread Disease: Cancer in the Developing World," Hastings Center Report 2011; 41(3): 13-14.

Parsi K. "Abandonment" (Mr. Jones), in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies, Colt H, Quadrelli S, and Friedman L, editors. Oxford University Press, 2011.

Dyson M, Parsi K. "Characterizing the Risk in Pediatric Research: An Ethical Examination of the Federal Regulations," Journal of Clinical Ethics 2010; 21(3).

Parsi K. "Toward a More Just Health Care System," Annals of Health Law 2010; 19: 53-6.

Parsi K. "Commitment to Honesty with Patients" and "Commitment to Patient Confidentiality," in Professionalism in Medicine: The Case-Based Guide for Medical Students, Spandorfer J, Pohl C, Rattner S & Nasca T, editors. (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.)

Education
Fellowship
  • Institute for Ethics at the American Medical Association, Bioethics
Advanced Degrees
  • B.A., Rice University, Houston, TX
  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center, Houston, TX
  • Ph.D., Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch of Galveston, Galveston, TX
Biography

Kayhan Parsi is a tenured Professor of Bioethics & Health Policy at the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Loyola University Chicago, having joined the faculty in January, 2002. He is also the Graduate Program Director of the online master’s and doctoral programs in bioethics.

He has served as a co-course director for Patient-Centered Medicine for the first year medical students at Stritch and is also a small group facilitator for both PCM-1 and PCM-3. He serves on the LUHS ethics committee and is an ethics consultant for LUHS.

He has published in a variety of areas and has interests in clinical ethics, medical ethics education, professionalism and professional ethics, global health and justice, media and bioethics, and the history of medicine and bioethics. He has been an adjunct professor at Northwestern University Law School and UIC College of Medicine.

He was elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2007 to the nominating committee of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, the major professional organization for bioethicists and medical humanities scholars in the United States. He was elected in 2009 to a 3-year term to the Board of Directors of ASBH. He also served as a member of the Public Interest Panel of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education from 2004 to 2006. He served as the chair of the Council of Graduate School Programs at Loyola for the year 2007-2008. In 2009, he was invited to serve as a book review editor for the American Journal of Bioethics (AJOB). In 2012, he was invited to serve as an associate editor for AJOB.

From 1997 to 2001, he worked at the Institute for Ethics at the American Medical Association (AMA). As Director of Academic Affairs, he supervised the Institute's Fellowship and Externship Programs, as well as the seminar and lecture series. He was a senior editor for the Virtual Mentor, the ethics journal of the AMA.

Courses

BEHP 402 Justice and Health Care

BEHP 406 Principles of Health Care Ethics

BEHP 410 Ethics Consultation Simulation Seminar

BEHP 413 History of Medicine & Bioethics

BEHP 417 Narrative Bioethics

BEHP 420 Bioethics, Biotechnology, and the Law

BEHP 491 Professionalism & Professional Ethics

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