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Harvard Medical School launched the Center for Bioethics out of the conviction that we have a particular responsibility to ensure that values and ethics are always part of medical training, laboratory and clinical research, and ongoing professional education. ​ Learn more >



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Graduate Program

Master of Bioethics

The Master of Bioethics degree program combines resources from the Center, the Harvard teaching hospitals, and departments across the University in a one-year full time course of study.

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The Center's unique masters program affords a variety of opportunities for a capstone experience which involves mentored participation in clinical ethics, research ethics or public policy activities in the “real world”.

While the Center believes that thinking, writing, crafting ethical analyses and moral arguments, and conducting ethics research are important, it also believes that learning how to apply ethics knowledge outside the classroom is a critical element of a course of study in bioethics.

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Fellowship Program

The fellowships provide an opportunity for clinicians and others to return to the University setting in order to explore ethical issues that arise in the everyday practice of contemporary medicine.

Apply for 2015-2016

The deadline for submission of application materials is March 2, 2015