Master of Bioethics (MBE)

Master of Science in Medical Ethics (MSME)

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Jonathan Bush and Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel Discuss the Current State of Health Care

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Stoned: A Doctor's Case for Medical Marijuana

No substance on earth is as hotly debated as marijuana. Opponents claim it’s dangerous, addictive, carcinogenic, and a gateway to serious drug abuse. Fans claim it as a wonder drug, treating cancer, anorexia, AIDS, chronic pain, glaucoma, arthritis, migraines, PTSD, and insomnia. Patients suffering from these conditions need—and deserve—hard facts based on medical…

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Apply now: Penn Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy Penn Postdoctoral Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine invites applications for the postdoctoral Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics.  This 2-year Fellowship…
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Ezekiel Emanuel: The Kindle Singles Interview

If you’ve read something provocative, thoughtful or mildly outrageous about health care in recent years (sample headline: “Why I Hope to Die at 75”), there’s a decent chance the author was Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D. — oncologist, bioethicist and White House adviser on Obamacare. You’ll find him keynoting at medical conferences, arguing…
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About the Department

The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy 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.