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.
About Forensic DNA Phenotyping
Genetic researchers have recently begun to develop a type of DNA-typing that can identify criminal suspects based on traits such as skin, hair, and eye color, geographical ancestry, gait, and predisposition to smoking. Such visual and behavioral characteristics are part of an individual’s phenotype, the expression of…
The Project on Bioethics, Sexuality, and Gender Identity
Inspired by scholastic advancements in the Humanities on matters related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI) studies, whereby a distinct field of queer studies has been created, this project aspires to take the next step for the benefit of LGBTQI…
ScattergoodEthics is dedicated to education, research, and resource development for the field of psychiatric, mental, and behavioral healthcare ethics. The program engages in scholarly research, trains and educates clinicians and scholars in mental and behavioral healthcare ethics, sponsors programs and public events, and promotes and advocates for greater attention to the…
Harald Schmidt is giving a lunchtime talk for Penn's bioethics interest group on the ethics of rewards and penalties for health behavior.
Should obese people pay more for health insurance? Should employers offer health risk assessments and biometric screening for all employees, to improve the prevention of chronic conditions? Should…
Jan. 17-20, 2014. For more information, click here.
Founded in 2005, the Clinical Ethics Mediation Program at the University of Pennsylvania is the preeminent leader in mediation training for clinical application. Professionals who complete these programs acquire valuable skills that prepare them to effectively manage conflicts caused by communication breakdowns, cultural differences, and disparate…