Voices

Michael Rozier, S.J., is an assistant professor of health management and policy and health care ethics at Saint Louis University.

Politics & SocietyShort Take
Michael Rozier, S.J.
The C.D.C. wants Americans to stay home for the holidays. What can we do when what we sincerely hope for simply is not possible?
Health service workers light candles during a vigil for coronavirus victims at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York, on April 16. (Photo by John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx 2020)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Michael Rozier, S.J.
As Americans mourn those lost to Covid, we should consider what we will consider the “new normal.” Michael Rozier, S.J., asks how we can avoid repeating our apparent desensitization to gun violence.
“Should I wear a mask to the grocery store?” is one of the new questions about our responsibilities to others. Photo taken outside a business in San Francisco on April 11. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Michael Rozier, S.J.
How we choose to behave during the Covid-19 pandemic reveals who we are and whom we want to be, writes Michael Rozier, S.J. It is a time to rediscover true virtues.
Union Station's nearly deserted Main Hall in Washington, D.C., on Monday, March 16. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Michael Rozier, S.J.
We cannot allow the coronavirus to make us see others as a threat.
Politics & SocietyLast Take
Michael Rozier, S.J.
Effective medical and public health interventions are necessary to solve diseases of despair.
Politics & SocietyFeatures
Michael Rozier, S.J.
The Affordable Care Act has changed our expectations for health care. It shifted the way we live, which may be shifting what we believe.
Books
'The Finest Traditions of My Calling,' by Abraham M. Nussbaum
In All Things
Michael Rozier, S.J.
Although we the United States like to talk about how “other countries” ration health care, we have, we do, and we always will.
DEATH THREAT. Rhett Krawitt, 6, who has leukemia, could die if he catches measles from an unvaccinated child.
Michael Rozier, S.J.
The outbreak of measles has many concerned about the resurgence of a deadly disease. But what if it is actually the symptom of something much larger?The outbreak in January, which originated in Disneyland and has spread to over a dozen states, has brought the vaccine debate back to the national spot
(CNS photo/Jim West)
Michael Rozier, S.J.
The latest outbreak is a symptom of a much larger problem.