Penn Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics

Master of Bioethics (MBE)

Master of Science in Medical Ethics (MSME)

Minor in Bioethics

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Upcoming Events

August Workshop: Mediation of Clinical Ethics Disputes

The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy is now enrolling for an intensive workshop, Mediation of Clinical Ethics Disputes, that will take place Thursday-Sunday, August 4-7th, 2016. Professional mediators possess a unique skill set applicable to the facilitation of difficult conversations between individuals in emotionally laden situations. An effective mediation…

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Recent News & Scholarship

Bioethics after Brexit

It is too soon to know how the crisis that has been created by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union will play out. But it is worth considering that the field of bioethics has a grave stake in the outcome. Modern bioethics is to a great extent a product of…
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Volpp and Asch Win AcademyHealth Article-of-the-Year Award

Penn Medicine and Wharton School Professors and LDI Senior Fellows Kevin Volpp and David Asch have won the AcademyHealth Article-of-the-Year Award for their paper detailing a study of the effects of financial incentives on physicians and patients, the organization announced. The award, which recognizes the year's "best scientific work in…

'We're at a point of historic reckoning' on standards for behavioral health care

We've come a long way from the days when mental hospitals, like England's notorious "Bedlam", doubled as carnival sideshows, where the public paid good money to gawk at the antics of the patients chained to their walls. But even in the U.S., Pennsylvania Hospital, a main place for treating people with…
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