he Master of Bioethics (MBE) is an interdisciplinary
degree offered by the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. The MBE degree program gives students broad exposure to the full range of topics and issues in contemporary bioethics, drawing on the expertise of our distinguished faculty and fellows.
he UPenn bioethics minor is designed to give students
a broad overview of the methods, core content areas and central ethical questions in the field of bioethics. The bioethics minor is a cross-school, interdisciplinary educational program. Students of any major are eligible for the bioethics minor.
is based in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Under the direction of Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD, the Department stands as one of the world's premier institutions of research and education in biomedical ethics and health policy. The Department's distinguished faculty produce and disseminate scholarship and conduct programs in medical, graduate and undergraduate education in biomedical ethics.
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Not too long ago, there was no coming back from death. But a little electricity, applied to the heart in just the right way, has changed all that. Now death has become just another serious complication.…
Thursday, May 14th
Houston Hall | 3417 Spruce Street | Philadelphia, PA 19104Commencement Colloquium
Guest Speaker: Susan Lederer, PhD
Class if '49 Auditorium
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The Penn Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy is hosting an Intensive Workshops in Clinical Ethics Mediation: Thursday-Sunday, May 28-31, 2015.
The 4-day workshop will run from 9:00-5:00 each day. The Penn Clinical Ethics Mediation Program has offered over 25 intensive workshops since the program's launch in May 2010.…
Starting Monday, May 4th 2015, the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy is offering a new online course via Coursera: "The Affordable Care Act and the Future of Health Care Reform," taught by Ezekiel Emanuel. Click the sign up button below to learn more about this free online course.
For patients with stage II or III breast cancer, radiation therapy after breast conservation surgery or mastectomy improves breast cancer control and survival. However, because of unwanted radiation to the heart, radiation therapy may also increase the chance of future heart problems after breast cancer treatment has finished.