Morten Magelssen

Associate Professor - Centre for Medical Ethics
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Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts hus 0450 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Clinical ethics and ethics reflection in healthcare
  • End-of-life ethics (inc. assisted dying)
  • Priority setting and resource allocation
  • Ethics of biotechnology, especially prenatal diagnosis
  • Christian perspectives on medical ethics and bioethics
  • Conscientious objection in healthcare

Courses taught

Head of teaching in medical ethics in the university medical school

Teaching in the university medical school and CME's master-level courses

Seminars for healthcare professionals and clinical ethics committee members around the country on topics in clinical ethics

Background

  • Leader of CME's permanent project on clinical ethics, 2019-
  • Member of the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board, 2019-2023
  • Researcher, 2014-
  • PhD, University of Oslo, 2010-2014
  • Bachelor of philosophy, 2009
  • Resident physician, Lovisenberg Diaconal Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, 2006-2010
  • Medical internship, Skien and Porsgrunn, 2005-2006
  • Medical doctor (cand. med.), 2004

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Publications

  • Gaasø, Ole Marius; Rø, Karin Isaksson; Bringedal, Berit & Magelssen, Morten (2019). Legers holdninger til aktiv dødshjelp. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  139(1), s 1- 7 . doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.18.0391
  • Haaland Barlaup, Astrid; Landsverk, Åse Marie; Myskja, Bjørn Kåre; Supphellen, Magne & Magelssen, Morten (2019). Acceptable attitudes and the limits of tolerance: Understanding public attitudes to conscientious objection in healthcare. Clinical Ethics.  ISSN 1477-7509.  14(3), s 115- 121 . doi: 10.1177/1477750919851066
  • Magelssen, Morten; Le, Nhat Quang & Supphellen, Magne (2019). Secularity, abortion, assisted dying and the future of conscientious objection: modelling the relationship between attitudes. BMC Medical Ethics.  ISSN 1472-6939.  20 . doi: 10.1186/s12910-019-0408-4 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Magelssen, Morten; Pedersen, Reidar; Miljeteig, Ingrid; Ervik, Håvard & Førde, Reidun (2019). Importance of systematic deliberation and stakeholder presence: A national study of clinical ethics committees. Journal of Medical Ethics.  ISSN 0306-6800.  s 1- 5 . doi: 10.1136/medethics-2018-105190
  • Antonsen, Yngve; Normann, anne k meinich; Nilsen, Heidi Rapp & Magelssen, Morten (2018). Systematisk etikkarbeid krever lederforankring. Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning.  ISSN 2387-5976.  4(1), s 40- 49 . doi: 10.18261/issn.2387-5984-2018-01-06 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Hofmann, Bjørn & Magelssen, Morten (2018). In pursuit of goodness in bioethics: Analysis of an exemplary article. BMC Medical Ethics.  ISSN 1472-6939.  19(60), s 1- 11 . doi: 10.1186/s12910-018-0299-9 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Karlsen, Heidi Marie; Gjerberg, Elisabeth; Førde, Reidun; Magelssen, Morten; Pedersen, Reidar & Lillemoen, Lillian (2018). Etikkarbeid i kommunal helse- og omsorgstjeneste – evaluering av etikkrefleksjonens innhold og betydning. Nordisk sygeplejeforskning.  ISSN 1892-2678.  8(1), s 22- 36 . doi: 10.18261/issn.1892-2686-2018-01-03
  • Karlsen, Heidi Marie; Lillemoen, Lillian; Magelssen, Morten; Førde, Reidun; Pedersen, Reidar & Gjerberg, Elisabeth (2018). How to succeed with ethics reflection groups in community healthcare? Professionals’ perceptions. Nursing Ethics.  ISSN 0969-7330.  26(4), s 1243- 1255 . doi: 10.1177/0969733017747957
  • Magelssen, Morten (2018). Er prioritering forenlig med helsepersonells profesjonsetikk?, I: Henriette Sinding Aasen; Berit Bringedal; Kristine Bærøe & Anne-Mette Magnussen (red.),  Prioritering, styring og likebehandling: Utfordringer i norsk helsetjeneste.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 978-82-02-56935-8.  Kap. 5.  s 140 - 165
  • Magelssen, Morten & Førde, Reidun (2018). Prioritering i helsetjenesten: Ni dilemmaer i kjølvannet av Spinraza-saken. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0800-336X. . doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-3053-2018-03-04-08
  • Magelssen, Morten; Holmøy, Trygve; Horn, Morten Andreas; Fondenes, Ove; Dybwik, Knut Gustav & Førde, Reidun (2018). Ethical challenges in tracheostomy-assisted ventilation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of Neurology.  ISSN 0340-5354.  265(11), s 2730- 2736 . doi: 10.1007/s00415-018-9054-x Full text in Research Archive.
  • Magelssen, Morten; Pedersen, Reidar & Førde, Reidun (2018). Hvordan arbeider klinisk etikk-komiteene?. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  138(2), s 134- 137 . doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.17.0375
  • Magelssen, Morten; Solberg, Berge; Supphellen, Magne & Haugen, Guttorm (2018). Attitudes to prenatal screening among Norwegian citizens: liberality, ambivalence and sensitivity. BMC Medical Ethics.  ISSN 1472-6939.  19(80), s 1- 8 . doi: 10.1186/s12910-018-0319-9 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Myskja, Bjørn Kåre & Magelssen, Morten (2018). Conscientious objection to intentional killing: an argument for toleration. BMC Medical Ethics.  ISSN 1472-6939.  19 . doi: 10.1186/s12910-018-0323-0 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Blikshavn, Thomas; Husum, Tonje Lossius & Magelssen, Morten (2017). Four reasons why assisted dying should not be offered for depression. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry.  ISSN 1176-7529.  14(1), s 151- 157 . doi: 10.1007/s11673-016-9759-4 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Bringedal, Berit; Isaksson Rø, Karin; Magelssen, Morten; Førde, Reidun & Aasland, Olaf G. (2017). Between professional values, social regulations and patient preferences: medical doctors' perceptions of ethical dilemmas.. Journal of Medical Ethics.  ISSN 0306-6800.  44(4), s 239- 243 . doi: 10.1136/medethics-2017-104408 Full text in Research Archive.

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  • Hofmann, Bjørn Morten & Magelssen, Morten (2018). Fostertest: Liten viten, stor vilje. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.  s 25
  • Hofmann, Bjørn Morten & Magelssen, Morten (2018). Uvitenhet om NIPT i Uviten-spalten. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.  s 37
  • Magelssen, Morten; Oftestad, Eivor Andersen & Solbakk, Jan Helge (2018). Abortlov uten diskriminering. Vårt land.  ISSN 0805-5424.  s 14- 15
  • Materstvedt, Lars Johan & Magelssen, Morten (2018). Missvisande och felaktigt från Smer. Läkartidningen.  ISSN 0023-7205. Show summary

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Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:45 PM - Last modified Oct. 2, 2019 9:29 PM

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