Nelson, James Lindemann, The Hastings Center Report
This distracted globe. The last Fellows meeting is scarcely a month past as I write these words, though it seems rather longer. Pace of life, perhaps, or maybe it's related to our having gathered in Washington, a city that for me carries a touch of the unreal. The heart of the meeting--a panel presentation with the title "Are We Ready for the Flu Pandemic?"--was certainly substantial enough, the sort of theme fully able to concentrate the mind (there being nothing for doing so like a personal prospect of death, as we're told). A hot topic coupled with extremely effective presenters--savvy, highly placed Beltway insiders, all knowledgeable about and sympathetic to bioethics, with varied …
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Publication information: Article title: Field Notes. Contributors: Nelson, James Lindemann - Author. Journal title: The Hastings Center Report. Volume: 36. Issue: 1 Publication date: January-February 2006. Page number: Not available. © 1999 Hastings Center. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.