the LAB collab
Language & Bioethics Collaboratory
A sample of previous and ongoing research projects at the LAB collab:
Understanding Hedging Language
What is the impact of language that introduces ambiguity (e.g. "hedging language") in clinical scenarios?
Hannah Kirsch and Kristin Kennedy
Exception from Informed Consent
One question or one sentence summary of EFIC project / conceptual ideas/direction
Samantha Stein & Justin Clapp
Candidacy & Decision Making
What shapes what interventions are possible and how are those possibilities conveyed to patients?
Bonnie O. Wong and Jacob A. Blythe
"We got it all" & other simple phrases
How do simple phrases like "we got it all" stick in patients' minds with unintended downstream effects?
Bonnie O. Wong
How do different individuals understand the concept of "treatability" differently and why does it matter?
Jason N. Batten & Bonnie O. Wong
Decision Making and Cancer Care
How does longitudinal and multidisciplinary decision making happen for cancer care?
Justin T. Clapp & Samantha Stein