Devorah Goldman

Tikvah Visiting Fellow

Devorah Goldman is EPPC’s Tikvah Visiting Fellow. Her work focuses primarily on medical policy, culture, and public bioethics.

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Devorah Goldman is EPPC’s Tikvah Visiting Fellow. Her work focuses primarily on medical policy, culture, and public bioethics.

She is the editorial director of the Krauthammer Fellowship—a one-year program for young writers run by the Tikvah Fund—as well as a contributing editor at The Public Discourse, American Purpose, Mosaic, and the Solomon Journal. She runs a Substack newsletter, Side Effects, which focuses on medical culture.

Ms. Goldman’s writing has appeared in the Wall Street JournalBloomberg BNA, National Affairs, the Weekly Standard, the New Atlantis, and other publications. She previously worked as a legislative staffer in the U.S. Senate and an editor at National Affairs.

Ms. Goldman has also helped spearhead several initiatives at the Tikvah Fund. These include the creation of a curriculum on the role of the Hebrew Bible in American history, which is currently being used as part of a two-year course offered by over 20 Jewish day schools. Together with the Blackstone Legal Fellowship and the Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty, Ms. Goldman developed Tikvah’s summer legal fellowship, which launched in May 2021.

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The Long-Term Harms of Anonymous Sperm Donation

Devorah Goldman

Medical professionals have willingly abetted the conception of human beings in circumstances marked by deceit.

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Public Discourse / January 30, 2023

The Rise of the Hospitalist

Devorah Goldman

Who does your doctor work for?

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Side Effects / November 17, 2022

The Advice Column of Expressive Individualism

Devorah Goldman

The expressive individualists promised a world in which moral conventions could be cast off in favor of something more beautiful, purposeful, passionate, and true. Instead, we have been left with an aimless, bloodless, timid culture.

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Public Discourse / November 15, 2022

The Clash Between Technocracy and Religion

Devorah Goldman

Bureaucratic institutions apply a patina of objective, empirical rigor over human judgements that are fundamentally subjective and too often anti-religious.

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Mosaic Magazine / November 2, 2022

Electronic Health Records, Inflation, and Private Medicine

Devorah Goldman

These made‐​to‐​order, government‐​approved systems — which were not sought after by either doctors or the patient community — have failed in egregious ways.

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Cato Institute / July 13, 2022

The Real Meaning of the Anti-Antiracism Protest at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Devorah Goldman

A small pilot program reflects an alarming trend in America’s medical institutions.

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Substack / June 9, 2022

Liz Scheier on Loving Liars

Devorah Goldman

Liz Scheier’s memoir tells of navigating the extreme emotional turbulence of life as the child of a dishonest parent. Though she is fascinated by deceit and believes we are naturally drawn to liars, her own story explains how she built a new life based on trust, forgiveness, and enduring love.

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Public Discourse / May 12, 2022

The Political Transformation of Medicine

Devorah Goldman

The revised MCAT includes a section that screens for adherence to progressive orthodoxies.

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Wall Street Journal / April 26, 2022

Bucking the Secularist Storyline

Devorah Goldman

The recently restored 1975 film Hester Street offers a refreshing take on the clash of religion’s dictates with modern life.

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American Purpose / March 8, 2022

The Doctor’s Office Becomes an Assembly Line

Devorah Goldman

Consolidation is wiping out private practices and making medical care costlier and worse.

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The Wall Street Journal / December 29, 2021

INTERVIEW: Devorah Goldman on Maintaining Faith Amid Modern Malaise

Devorah Goldman

In an interview with Elayne Allen of Public Discourse, EPPC Tikvah Visiting Fellow Devorah Goldman speaks about her background, our society’s cultural and political fragmentation, and how Jewish and Christian faith can be a guiding light.

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Public Discourse / December 19, 2021

Medicine Without a Soul

Devorah Goldman

Secularized medicine imperils the human ends of the healing arts, warns Charles Camosy in Losing Our Dignity.

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American Purpose / November 10, 2021