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…
Come to an information session for the International Intership Program (IIP) to learn about the program, ask questions, and prepare for the application and admissions process. This information session will highlight 2015 internship opportunities in the field of bioethics.
Mediation of Clinical Ethics Disputes
BIOE 545 | BIOE 547
Learn to effectively manage clinical disputes among and between caregivers, patients and surrogates
Discover how to define problems and assess personal needs to generate mutually acceptable options
Role-play in a variety of simulated clinical situations as both disputants and mediators
How is this for a headline sure to catch your attention: "Why I hope to Die at 75." It was the title of an opinion piece written earlier this year for The Atlantic by Zeke Emanuel, chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University…
Dr. Connie Ulrich received a 5 year, $2,038,959 grant from the National Cancer Institute for her 1R01CA196131 award entitled: " Retention in Cancer Clinical Trials: Modeling Patients' Risk Benefit Assessments”. Dr. Ulrich’s study will use an innovative mixed methods approach and mathematical 3-D perceptual mapping (multidimensional scaling) to examine how patient-participants conceptualize…