Seasha Hassett pondered the invitation from a UW Medicine doctor: Would she be willing to enroll her twins, born prematurely at 25 weeks' gestation, in a trial of a new therapy that might prevent brain injury?
The United States is one of only eight nations worldwide to experience an increase over the past decade in maternal mortality related to childbirth. Researchers from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington
The UW's teaching program for bioethics is recognized as one of the nation's most vibrant and comprehensive such collection of courses. UW Medicine writer Brian Donohue spoke with several instructors to generate a seven-part series of Q&As.