The following bibliography lists (i) publications that have been edited by the ICMM Center of Reference on the one hand and (ii) relevant publications in other contexts that have been written by people who work with the ICMM Center of Reference and (iii) published teaching material of the ICMM Center of Reference.

(i) Publications edited by members of the Center of Reference

(ii) Relevant Publications (co-) authored by Members of the Center of Reference

      • Messelken, Daniel. 2020. Ethical Reflections on the Role of Military Health Care Providers in Enhancement. In Enhancing Soliders. A European Ethical Approach, ed. Gèrard de Boisboissel and Magdalena Revue, 128–134. Paris: CREC/ EuroISME.
      • Messelken, Daniel. "The ‘peace role’ of healthcare during war: understanding the importance of medical impartiality."
        Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps. Published Online First: 10 October 2018. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2018-000982
      • Messelken, Daniel. "Humanity in the Midst of Armed Conflict: Military Doctors’ Ethical Obligations". Politorbis 65 (2018-01).
      • Messelken, Daniel (2017)
        Medical Care during War – A Remainder and Prospect of Peace
        In: Florian Demont (editor): The Nature of Peace & the Morality of Armed Conflict. Palgrave. Forthcoming 2017.
      • Messelken, Daniel (2017)
        On the duty to care during epidemics.
        In: Messelken, Daniel; Winkler, David (2017), editors: Ethical Challenges for Military Health Care Personnel: Dealing with Epidemics. London: Routledge, November 2017.
      • BMJ ScreenshotDaniel Messelken, Johan Crouse, David Winkler (2015)
        When childhood ends: estimating the age of young people
        BMJ 2015; 351:h6699
        (Download PDF)
      • Lisa Eckenwiler, Matthew Hunt, Ayesha Ahmad, Philippe Calain, Angus Dawson, Robert Goodin, Daniel Messelken, Leonard Rubenstein, Verina Wild (2015)
        Counterterrorism policies and practices: health and values at stake.
        WHO Bulletin, Vol. 93, pp. 737–738.
      • Koch, Bernhard (2015)
        There’s Always Potential! Medicine and the Debate on Human Enhancement for Soldiers
        Ethics and Armed Forces 2015/01, pp. 37-42
        Direct link to PDF
      • Messelken, Daniel (2015)
        Conflict of Roles and Duties – Why Military Doctors are Doctors
        Ethics and Armed Forces 2015/01, pp. 43-46
        Direct link to PDF
        Republished in the ICMM's International Review of the Armed Forces Medical Services, Vol. 88, Nr. 3, pp. 56-59.
        PDF of IRAFMS Reprint.
      • von Einem, Cord (2015)
        Military Healthcare Professionals in Conflict with International Humanitarian Law
        Ethics and Armed Forces 2015/01, pp. 17-22.
        Direct link to PDFMilMedEthics-Gross
      • Messelken, Daniel; Baer, Hans U (2013)
        Hovering Between Roles: Military Medical Ethics.
        In: Gross, Michael L; Carrick, Don. Military Medical Ethics for the 21st Century. Farnham, UK, pp. 261-278.
        ISBN 978-1-4094-3898-4
      • Messelken, Daniel (2013)
        Physicians at War: Betraying a Pacifist Medical Ethos?
        Filozofski Godišnjak, 26, pp. 379-400.

(iii) Teaching Material

      • Messelken, Daniel, editor
        Textbook for the ICMM Course on Military Medical Ethics in Times of Armed Conflict
        Zürich, 2014. Sixth edition: 2018.
        Available only for course participants. Please contact us if you are interested in more information about this collection.
      • Messelken, Daniel; Baer, Hans U (2012), editors
        Textbook for the 1st Advanced Course in International Humanitarian Law and Military Medical Ethics
        Zürich, 2012. No longer available.



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