Jake Earl

Jake Earl

Jake Earl is Adjunct Lecturer of Philosophy at Georgetown University and a professional bioethics consultant. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in bioethics at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center and worked as a clinical ethicist at a comprehensive medical center.


Abortion restrictions put hospital ethics committees in the spotlight – but what do they do?

By: and - June 26, 2023

Many states have imposed sweeping restrictions that all but ban abortion since the June 2022 Supreme Court ruling that overturned the 50-year-old constitutional right to the procedure. These laws have created new obstacles for pregnant patients facing life-threatening complications like severe fetal anomalies, cancer diagnoses and ectopic pregnancies – when a fertilized egg implants outside […]