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.

Latest News

Harvard Medical Ethicists Challenge Court Ruling on Lethal Injection in Alabama Case

Amicus Brief Co-Authored by Center for Bioethics Director Robert Truog

Psychogenic seizures and medical humor: Jokes as a damaging defense

Epilepsy & Behavior Volume 64, Part A, November 2016, Pages 26–28

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