The Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for Bioethics Boot Camp, a three-week workshop in bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania, June 8-27, 2014. At Bioethics Boot Camp, students will be given an intensive introduction to bioethics and will be mentored in writing a publishable bioethics paper.
Eligible students are PhD students in philosophy, political theory, social sciences and law who have little or no prior experience in bioethics.
Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, in addition to travel expenses and living expenses. Participants are expected to develop a bioethics research topic at Boot Camp and continue working with a mentor on this topic afterwards, with the aim of publishing a bioethics paper within a year.
At Bioethics Boot Camp, students will:
To apply, please email a one-page statement of interest, a short writing sample (10-20 pages, on any topic), a CV, and an official or unofficial transcript to Megan McCusker at . Please also have one letter of recommendation emailed to Megan. Applications are due February 17, 2014.
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