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.
Impromptu Man is the story of an unlikely combination of ideas that have helped shape our time. Seen through the colorful personality and long career of one of the 20th century’s great innovators, the psychiatrist and psychodrama founder J.L. Moreno, this epic history takes the reader from the creative chaos of Habsburg…
The Penn Bioethics Journal (PBJ) is the premier peer-reviewed undergraduate bioethics journal. Established in 2004, the Journal provides a venue for undergraduates to make contributions to the field of bioethics. Embracing the interdisciplinarity of bioethics, PBJ reviews and publishes original work addressing debates in medicine, technology, philosophy, public policy, law, theology, and ethics,…
Thursday, May 14th
Houston Hall | 3417 Spruce Street | Philadelphia, PA 19104Commencement Colloquium
Guest Speaker: Susan Lederer, PhD
Class if '49 Auditorium
5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.MCocktails
Hall of Flags
Hall of Flags
6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Parking available in the
Parking Garage: Chestnut…
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.…
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.
The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy is pleased to announce the incoming Fellows in Advanced Biomedical Ethics. We have a great group and we are very excited for them to arrive, join our community & get started.
The 2016 fellows are:
Grace Lee, MD, Hospital of the University…