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Healthcare and bioethics

For this assignment, you will address issues related to either healthcare or bioethics.

Choose One: Healthcare or Bioethics

Choose one of the following topics: Healthcare or Bioethics. View at least two videos from either topic.

  • Healthcare
  • Bioethics
  • Note: The first two videos are approx. an hour each. If you choose either one, the video will count as two. 
  • Critical Care: America vs the World (YouTube|56:04)
    • Millions of Americans have no health insurance and live in fear that one illness could bankrupt them. Even though the U.S. spends far more on health care than other wealthy nations, Americans die of preventable diseases at greater rates. The PBS NewsHour special, “Critical Care: America vs the World,” examines how four other nations achieve universal care for less money, with better outcomes.
    • NOTE: This is a full-length documentary and thus can count as the two required videos for this assignment.
  • The Healthcare Divide (Full Documentary) | FRONTLINE (YouTube|53:17)
    • How pressure to increase profits and uneven government support are widening the divide between rich and poor hospitals, endangering care for low-income populations.
    • NOTE: This is a full-length documentary and thus can count as the two required videos for this assignment.
  • The Economics of Healthcare: Crash Course Econ #29 (YouTube|10:25)
    • Why is health care so expensive? Once again, there are a lot of factors in play. Jacob and Adriene look at the many reasons that health care in the U.S. is so expensive, and what exactly we get for all that money. Spoiler alert: countries that spend less and get better results are not that uncommon.
  • Healthcare, Ethics, & Postmodernism | Philosophy Tube (YouTube|19:08)
    • How can we ethically distribute healthcare resources?
  • Martin Shkreli on Drug Price Hikes and Playing the World’s Villain (YouTube|16:29)
    • Martin Shkreli is a 32-year-old entrepreneur and company builder. A modern-day Horatio Alger story, Shkreli grew up the son of two janitors in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, hustled his way into the hedge fund game, and is now worth at least $45 million. Although he made his money betting against the pharmaceutical industry, Shkreli switched to running a drug company in 2012. In August of last year, one of his companies acquired the rights to a drug that treats an infection that affects in people with AIDS and other immunodeficiencies. Overnight, the price per pill rose by more than 5000 percent, and Shkreli became the poster child for capitalistic greed.
    • NOTE: This video is from 2016 and is included to depict Shkreli himself and his state of mind regarding his actions. Review the 2022 update on his case; ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Released from Prison (WebMD)
  • Public Health Ethics. Thinking About Bioethics, Human Rights, Justice and Moral Responsibility (YouTube|29:18)
    • This video provides a framework for thinking about public health ethics. It explores bioethics, human rights, justice, and moral responsibility.


Thoughtfully reflect on the issues discussed in the talks you have viewed. Address the following points in your essay:

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  • What is the speaker’s point of view about the topic? Is the speaker biased?
  • What ethical issues and ethical reasoning are argued?
  • Do you think that the issues discussed have moral and ethical implications? Why or why not?
  • Do you agree with the speaker’s point of view? Be specific and thorough. Express how and why you agree or disagree and discuss how ethics and values contribute to your opinion.
  • Consider the theoretical concepts discussed in the course. Do not just state your viewpoint, rather provide relevant details to support your findings and/or position.

Your document should be between 300-500 words in length. Any references to support your work must be cited in the most current APA format.

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