Bioengagement (Summer 2023)

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Bioethics at the Box Office

Take Care of Maya

(Story Syndicate & Wise Fools, 2023, TV-14)


Parental Rights, Medical Child Abuse, Breach of Hippocratic Oath

Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie

(Concordia Studio, 2023, Rated R for Language)

Biographical Documentary

Resilience, Suffering, Parkinson’s Disease

Human Nature

(Sandbox Films et. al., 2020, Not Rated)


CRISPR, Genome Editing, Biotechnology

Primetime Bioethics

Class of ’09

(Hulu, 2023)

Crime Thriller

Artificial Intelligence, Utilitarian Ethics, Privacy Ethics

Best Interests

(BBC, 2023)

Drama Mini-Series

Disability Ethics, End of Life Ethics, Parental Consent

The Resident

(Showtime, 2018)


Pandemics, Racial Disparity in Healthcare, Patient Autonomy, Corruption in Healthcare Systems


The Fox Inheritance

(Mary Pearcy, 2011)

Biomedical Ethics, Embodiment, What It Means to Be Human,

Never Let Me Go

(Kazuo Ishiguro, 2005)

Social Media Culture, Plastic Surgery, Commodification of the Body, Dark Drama

Populating the Future: Families and Reproduction in Speculative Fiction

(Edited by Britt Johanne Farstad, 2023)

Reproductive Ethics, Genetic Technologies, Posthumanism