The journal spans a wide range of subjects and is edited by Center faculty member Martha Montello, PhD 


The Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine of the University of Zurich in collaboration with the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School will offer the first Intensive Bioethics Course, which will be also the 10-year anniversar

Barbara Bierer

The Wall Street Journal
Head transplants, at the extreme frontier of medicine, are inching toward reality. Robert Truog, director of the HMS Center for Bioethics and Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Legal Medicine and professor of anaesthesia at Boston Children's Hospital, is quoted.

Melissa Abraham

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology is committed to supporting Alumni as they continue beyond the walls of the Harvard Chan School.

Robert Truog

Harvard Medicine
Dr. Robert Truog comments on the regulations and ‎ethics‬ of involving kids in pediatric clinical trials.

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The Sun Chronicle
Dr. Rebecca Brendel, Director of the Master’s Program at the HMS Center for Bioethics, on the muted response to counseling services at the One Fund Center.

The prospect of using noninvasive brain stimulation for neuroenhancement in healthy individuals generates a host of ethical questions: What constitutes normal versus impaired ability? Which neurological functions can be ethically improved, and which, if any, should remain unchanged?

Barbara Bierer

The Center for Bioethics' Executive Director, Christine Mitchell, along with current Fellow in Medical Ethics Paul McLean and former Fellow Carol Powers participated in a Tweet Chat on April 20th on "Patients Without Surrogates."

Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, MD, JD

HMS launches new degree to educate tomorrow’s biomedical ethicists

Robert Truog

The New York Times
Tens of thousands of serious medical mistakes happen every year at American hospitals and clinics. While a handful of health care organizations have opted for broad disclosure amid calls for greater openness, most patients and their families still face significant obstacles if they try to find out what went wrong. Center Director Dr. Robert Truog is quoted.