• The Master of Bioethics and Fellowship in Bioethics programs are now accepting applications for Fall 2017
  • Jeffrey Drazen and Harlan Krumholz discuss the possible benefits and harms of clinical trial data sharing.

Master of Bioethics

Education, skills development and a hands-on Capstone experience that prepares professionals to assess and address morally challenging aspects of health care and issues in the life sciences. 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time course of study. Learn about the Master of Bioethics program.


Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics

In support of the Center's mission to advance the field of bioethics through education and research, we invite applications for the two-year Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics. Learn more about this program.


Fellowship in Bioethics

Open to physicians, nurses, lawyers, social workers, and others in academic fields related to medicine or health with a serious interest in bioethics, this year-long Fellowship immerses successful applicants in the ethics environment of the medical school and university. How to apply for Fellowships.

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Clinical Trail Data: Sharing and Reproducibility

Dec. 7: Clinical Trial Data Sharing and Reproducibility

Jeffrey Drazen and Harlan Krumholz discuss the possible benefits and harms of clinical trial data sharing.
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2017 Annual Bioethics Conference: Call for abstracts

Submission deadline for reproductive technology abstracts is January 31, 2017, 5 pm ET

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