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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Harvard Medical School
Center for Bioethics
641 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

phone: 617.432.2570 | fax: 617.432.3721

email: bioethics@hms.harvard.edu

Latest News

Ethics of Resource Allocation across the Lifespan

Mildred Solomon on health care resource allocation

Plugged-In Patients: Brain-Computer Interfaces

A Neuroethics Seminar Series Event with Philipp Kellmeyer and Leigh Hochberg

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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. Work alongside a bioethics leader in your field and gain practical, real-life understanding in this 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time course of study.

Come learn and work with us.


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 and a wish to further their knowledge of the history, philosophical underpinnings and contemporary practice of bioethics. Seminars explore a wide range of issues including ethical theory, clinical ethics, research ethics, and selected topics in public health ethics.

Learn more about the Fellowship and apply for 2016-2017

The deadline for submission of application materials is March 7, 2016