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 the department chair, Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD, the Department stands as one of the premier institutions of research and education in medical ethics in the world. The Department's distinguished faculty produce and disseminate scholarship and conduct one of the leading bioethics master’s programs in the world.
The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks a bright, motivated Instructional Designer (ID) to lead the translation of the subject expertise of faculty to the online learning environment for effective educational outcomes.
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, April 28-May 1, 2016.
Professional mediators possess a unique skill set applicable to the facilitation of difficult conversations between individuals in emotionally laden situations. An effective…
Learning healthcare systems (LHSs) seek to study every patient interaction in order to improve health care. LHSs use existing patient data, quality-improvement methods, and patient-centered outcomes research to achieve this goal.
The comprehensive and systematic use of patients’ data and healthcare interactions for research and other learning activities requires careful attention…
A study reveals that, from 2009–2014, a considerable percentage of public
speakers at Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee meetings had disclosed
or undisclosed financial associations with the drug company seeking
product approval. Amid calls for increased public engagement in health care
and health-care research, steps must be taken to minimize the conflicts…
Nursing students at Penn learn valuable skills in biology and physiology, but they also study a more unusual subject: ethics.
While there isn’t a significant amount of research on ethics in nursing, bioethics as a whole enjoys a greater presence at Penn than it does at many other universities.
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Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Blockley Hall, 11th & 14th Floors
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4884