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 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…
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…
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'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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