The Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics hosts a variety of events providing practical and theoretical guidance to medical students, clincial practicioners, and biomedical researchers on emerging bioethical issues. The Center hosts two annual conferences, several special lectures, a weekly consortia series, and an intensive clinical ethics course.
Bioethical questions should not be answered in a vacuum. They are questions for families, for communities and societies, as well as professionals, to consider. Your voice is important and we invite you to participate. Many events are open to the public or are livestreamed for a global audience.
Behind Bars Conference: Ethics and Human Rights in U.S. Prisons
George W. Gay Lecture
Annual Bioethics Conference
Lawrence Lader Lecture
Harvard Clinical Ethics Course (continuing education credits may be available)
Research Ethics Weekly Consortia
Health Policy and Bioethics Weekly Consortia
Clinical Ethics Weekly Consortia
Organizational Ethics Weekly Consortia
Contemporary Authors in Bioethics Series