Abortion and the Hippocratic Oath 2018-10-05T20:00:28+00:00

Project Description

For centuries, the Hippocratic Oath, through which physicians promise to defend life, was revered as the standard for ethical medical practice. Today, however, it is rarely used. In fact, intentionally terminating life is now seen as an ethical medical practice in some cases. Is the Hippocratic Oath still relevant in 2018?

Helpful resources:  

Planned Parenthood Promo Video of Leana Wen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8bCLk-eueo 

Christian Medical and Dental Association: https://cmda.org/ 

American College of Pediatricians: https://www.acpeds.org/health-professionals/issues-in-medical-ethics  

AAPLOG Letter to Members: https://aaplog.org/hippocratic-registry/ 

American Association of pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists: https://aaplog.org/ 

London’s Science Museum: http://broughttolife.sciencemuseum.org.uk/broughttolife/techniques/hippocraticmedicine 

PBS NOVA on the Hippocratic Oath: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/hippocratic-oath-today.html 

Association of American Physicians and Surgeons on variations of the Hippocratic Oath: http://www.aapsonline.org/ethics/oaths.htm#bears 

The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/wellness/1991/10/22/under-oath/53407b39-4a27-4bca-91fe-44602fc05bbf/?utm_term=.878ee926c82d 

Oath of the Healer: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/21136074_The_Oath_of_the_Healer 

AUL Research: http://www.aul.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Abortion-Inc.pdf 

Proverbs 24:11-12: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs+24%3A11-12&version=NIV