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Why Parental Status Matters When Allocating Scarce Medical Resources

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Duration: 0:16:53 | Added: 24 Sep 2020
Katrien Devolder interviews Moti Gorin.

With Moti Gorin (Colorado State University) on which patients we should treat, if we can’t treat them all. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought questions about how to allocate scarce medical resources to the forefront. In this Thinking Out Loud interview with Katrien Devolder, Philosopher Moti Gorin (Colorado State University) argues that parents (or primary caregivers) of a dependent child should (sometimes) get priority. A controversial position that nevertheless has some intuitive appeal!

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