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 >


Fellowship in Medical Ethics

Open to physicians, nurses, lawyers, social workers, and others in academic fields related to medicine or health with a serious interest in medical ethics 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.

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

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Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, MD, JD

Support for Bill S.853, An Act Improving Medical Decision-Making

Testimony of Rebecca Weintraub Brendel MD, JD before the Massachusetts State Joint Committee on Judiciary

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Master of Bioethics

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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.

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