Recent Publications


Kim SYH. Canadian Medical Assistance in Dying and the Hegemony of Privilege. American Journal of Bioethics 2023;23(11):1-6. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2023.2264096

Astrachan IM, Ruck Keene A, Kim SYH. Questioning our presumptions about the presumption of capacity. J Med Ethics. 2023. 

Kim SYH. What does true equality in assisted dying require? American Journal of Bioethics 2023;23(9):1-4.

Nyquist C, Cohen-Almagor R, Kim SYH. Expert Views on Medical Involvement in the Swiss Assisted Dying Practice: “We want to have our cake and eat it, too”? American Journal of Bioethics-Empirical Research. 2023:1-19. 

Kim SYH, Berens NC. Risk-Sensitive Assessment of Decision-Making Capacity: A Comprehensive Defense. Hastings Center Report. 2023;53(4):30-43.

Kious B, Lewis B, Kim SYH. Epistemic Injustice and the Psychiatrist. Psychological Medicine. 2023:1-5.

Keene AR, Kane NB, Kim SYH, Owen GS. Mental Capacity—Why Look For a Paradigm Shift? Medical Law Review. DOI: 10.1093/medlaw/fwac052.

Nicolini ME, Jardas E, Gastmans C, Zarate C, Kim SYH. Irremediability in Psychiatric Euthanasia: Examining the Objective Standard. Psychological Medicine. DOI: 10.1017/S0033291722002951

Raskoff S, Thurm A, de Oliveira Miguel H, Kim SYH, Quezado Z.(Kim and Quezado, co-senior authors) Pain Research and Children with Severe Intellectual Disability: Ethical Challenges and Imperatives. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. 2022. 10.1016/S2352-4642(22)00346-7

Berens N, Kim SYH. Reply to Commentary by Bostwick JM: The Importance of Studying Complex Policy Issues in Physician-Assisted Death. Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry 2022;63(5):516-17.

Berens, N., & Kim, S. Y. (2022). Rapid-Response Treatments for Depression and Requests for Physician-Assisted Death: An Ethical Analysis. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. doi:10.1016/j.jagp.2022.07.003

Kane, N. B., Ruck Keene, A., Owen, G. S., & Kim, S. Y. H. (2022). Difficult Capacity Cases—The Experience of Liaison Psychiatrists. An Interview Study Across Three Jurisdictions. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2022.946234

Berens, N. C., & Kim, S. Y. H. (2022). Should Assessments of Decision-Making Capacity Be Risk-Sensitive? A Systematic Review. Frontiers in Psychology, 13. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2022.897144

Kim, S., & Kimmelman, J. Practical steps to identifying the research risk of pragmatic trials. Clinical Trials. doi:10.1177/17407745211063476

Kim SYH. The Unstable Boundary of Suffering-Based Euthanasia Regimes. The American Journal of Bioethics. 2022;22(2):59-62.

Berens N, Wasserman D, Wakim P, Bernhard T, Kim SYH. Resource Limitation and ‘Forced Irremediability’ in Physician-Assisted Death for Nonterminal Mental and Physical Conditions: A Survey of the US Public. Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. 2022.

Kim SYH, Kane NB, Ruck Keene A, Owen GS. Broad concepts and messy realities: optimising the application of mental capacity criteria. Journal of Medical Ethics. 2021.

Nicolini ME, Gastmans C, Kim SYH. Psychiatric euthanasia, suicide and the role of gender. The British Journal of Psychiatry. 2021:1-4.

Kuylen MN,  Kim SYH, Ruck Keene A, Owen GS.   Should age matter in COVID-19 triage? A deliberative study.  Journal of Medical Ethics 2021. DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2020-107071

Kane, N. B., Keene, A. R., Owen, G. S., & Kim, S. Y. H.  Applying decision-making capacity criteria in practice: A content analysis of court judgments. PLoS ONE, 16(2), e0246521. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0246521. 2021

Kim SYH & Ruck Keene A (2020). A new kind of paternalism in surrogate decision-making? The case of Barnsley Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v MSP. Journal of Medical Ethics, medethics-2020-. doi:10.1136/medethics-2020-106797

Kim SYH. Comparative Effectiveness Research, Learning Health Systems, and Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trials. In: Iltis AS, MacKay D, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Research Ethics. Oxford University Press; 2020.

Kim SYH, Mangino D, Nicolini M. Is this person with dementia (currently) competent to request euthanasia? A complicated and underexplored question. Journal of Medical Ethics. 2020

Mangino DR, Bernhard T, Wakim P, Kim SYH. Assessing public's attitudes towards euthanasia and assisted suicide of persons with dementia based on their advance request: an experimental survey of US public. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2020.

Kim SYH, Grady C. Ethics in the time of COVID: What remains the same and what is different. Neurology. 2020;94(23):1007-1008.

Mangino DR, Nicolini ME, De Vries RG, Kim SYH. Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide of Persons With Dementia in the Netherlands. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2020;28(4):466-477.

Kim, S. How Dutch Law Got a Little Too Comfortable With Euthanasia. The Atlantic. June 8, 2019.

Nicolini, M. E., Peteet, J. R., Donovan, G. K., & Kim, S. Y. H. Euthanasia and assisted suicide of persons with psychiatric disorders: the challenge of personality disorders. Psychological Medicine, 1-8. doi:10.1017/S0033291719000333

Ruck Keene, A., Kane, N. B., Kim, SYH., & Owen, G. S. (2019). Taking capacity seriously? Ten years of mental capacity disputes before England's Court of Protection. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 62, 56-76. Open Access.

Miller, D. G., Kim, S. Y. H., Li, X., Dickert, N. W., Flory, J., Runge, C. P., & Relton, C. (2018). Ethical Acceptability of Postrandomization Consent in Pragmatic Clinical Trials. JAMA Network Open, 1(8), e186149. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.6149