UM Publications in Ethics and Biomedical Informatics

This list contains selected publications in ethics and biomedical informatics by the faculty of the Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy.  



The University of Miami has been included in a number of U.S. Government events and workshops bearing on ethics and health information technology. A selection:

  • Korngiebel DM, Solomonides A, Goodman KW. Ethical and Policy Issues. In Cohen TA, Patel VL, Shortliffe EH, eds., Intelligent Systems in Medicine and Health: The Role of AI. Cognitive Informatics in Biomedicine and Healthcare series. Cham: Springer Nature 2022, pp. 505-525.
  • Lehmann CU, Fultz Hollis K, Petersen C, DeMuro PR, Subbian V, Koppel R, Solomonides AE, Berner ES, Pan EC, Adler-Milstein J, Goodman KW. Selecting venues for AMIA events and conferences: guiding ethical principles. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2022;29(8): 1319–1322,
  • Petersen C, Berner ES, Cardillo A, Fultz Hollis K, Goodman KW, Koppel R, Korngiebel DM, Lehmann CU, Solomonides AE, Subbian V. AMIA’s code of professional and ethical conduct 2022, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2022;
  • Goodman KW, Miller RA. Ethics in biomedical and health informatics: Users, standards, and outcomes. In Shortliffe, EH, Cimino JJ, Chiang MF, eds., Biomedical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine. Fifth Edition. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, 2021, pp. 391-423. (Revised from the Fourth Edition.)
  • Dimenstein K, Sosenko JM, Goodman KW. Do-It-Yourself Diabetes Management: Perspectives of a Patient, a Physician, and an Ethicist. Clinical Diabetes 2021; https://org/10.2337/cd20-0058
  • Gershengorn HB, Holt GE, Rezk A, Delgado S, Shah N, Arora A, Colucci LB, Mora B,Iyengar RS, Lopez A, Martinez BM, West J, Goodman KW, Kett DH, Brosco JP. Assessment of Disparities Associated With a Crisis Standards of Care Resource Allocation Algorithm for Patients in 2 US Hospitals During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Network Open 2021;4(3):e214149. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.4149
  • Petersen C, Smith J, Freimuth RR, Goodman KW, Jackson GP, Kannry J, Liu H, Madhavan S, Madhavan S, Sittig DF, Wright A. Recommendations for the safe, effective use of adaptive CDS in the US healthcare system: an AMIA position paper, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2021; ocaa319,
  • Goodman KW. Bioethics and Precision Medicine Focus on Information Technology. In: Phillips KA, Racz, LA and Yamamoto DP, eds. Total Exposure Health: An Introduction. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2020. pp. 281–9.
  • Walsh CG, Chaudhry B, Dua P, Goodman KW, Kaplan B, Kavuluru R, Solomonides A, Subbian V. Stigma, biomarkers, and algorithmic bias: recommendations for precision behavioral health with artificial intelligence, JAMIA Open, 2020;1(2):9-15.
  • Goodman KW, Zandi D, Reis A, Vayena E. Balancing risks and benefits of artificial intelligence in the health sector. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2020;98:230-230A. doi:
  • Rubinstein PF, Middleton B, Goodman KW, Lehmann CU. Commercial interests in continuing medical education: Where do electronic health records fit? Academic Medicine 2020 Feb 11. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003190. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 32079950.
  • Goodman KW. Ethics and health informatics. International Yearbook of Medical Informatics. 2020.
  • Harle CA, Golembiewski EH, Rahmanian KP, Brumback B, Krieger JL, Goodman KW, Mainous AG, Moseley RE. Does an interactive trust-enhanced electronic consent improve patient experiences when asked to share their health records for research? A randomized trial. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2019;26(7):620-629.
  • Miklin DJ, Vangara SS, Delamater AM, Goodman KW. Understanding of and barriers to electronic health records in a culturally diverse pediatric population. JMIR Medical Informatics 2019;7(2):e11570. doi:10.2196/11570
  • Lehmann CU, Petersen C, Bhatia H, Berner ES, Goodman KW. Advance directives and code status information exchange: a consensus proposal for a minimum set of attributes. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2019;28(1):178-185.
  • Malin B, Goodman KW. Between access and privacy: Challenges in sharing health data. International Medical Informatics Association, IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics 2018;27:55-59. doi:
  • Petersen C, Berner ES, Embi PJ, Fultz Hollis K, Goodman KW, Koppel R, Lehmann CU, Lehmann H, Maulden SA, McGregor KA, Solomonides A, Subbian V, Terrazas E, Winkelstein P. AMIA’s code of professional and ethical conduct. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2018;25(11):1579–1582.
  • Goodman KW. Health information technology as a universal donor to bioethics education. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2017;26(2):342-347. doi: 10.1017/S0963180116000943
  • Goodman KW. Ethical and legal issues in decision support. In Berner ES, ed., Clinical Decision Support Systems: Theory and Practice, Third Edition. Switzerland: Springer International, 2016,131-146.
  • Fiore RN, Goodman KW. Precision medicine ethics: selected issues and developments in next-generation sequencing, clinical oncology, and ethics. Current Opinions in Oncology 2016;28(1):83-7. doi: 10.1097/CCO.0000000000000247
  • Dhiman GJ, Amber KT, Goodman KW. Comparative outcome studies of clinical decision support software: limitations to the practice of evidence-based system acquisition. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2015;22(e1):e13-20. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocu033
  • Goodman KW. Addressing ethical issues in health information technology. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2015;24:252-54. doi: 10.1017/S0963180114000577
  • Goodman KW, Meslin EM. Ethics, information technology and public health: Duties and challenges in computational epidemiology. In Magnuson, JA,  Fu, PC, eds., Public Health Informatics and Information Systems, Second Edition, London: Springer-Verlag, 2014; 191-209 (wholly revised from 1st Ed., 2003).
  • Massoudi BL, Goodman KW, Gotham IJ, Holmes JH, Lang L, Miner K, Potenziani DD, Richards J, Turner AM, Fu PC. An informatics agenda for public health: summarized recommendations from the 2011 AMIA PHI Conference. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2012;9(5):688-695. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2011-000507
  • Goodman KW, Berner ES, Dente MA, Kaplan B, Koppel R, Rucker D., Sands DZ, Winkelstein P. Challenges in ethics, safety, best practices, and oversight regarding HIT vendors, their customers, and patients: a report of an AMIA special task force. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2011;18(1):77-81.
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