Bioethics Bootcamp Accepting Applications

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The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for Bioethics Boot Camp, a three-week intensive introduction to bioethics, held at Penn on June 4-23, 2017. 

Bioethics Boot Camp is designed for graduate students in philosophy, political theory, law and the social sciences. 

At Bioethics Boot Camp, students

  • Attend lectures by philosophers, social scientists, lawyers, physicians and medical researchers giving an overview of the interdisciplinary field of bioethics
  • Have seminars exploring specific bioethics issues in depth
  • Go on rounds in the hospital
  • Get practical advice about publishing bioethics papers and pursuing a career in bioethics
  • Are paired with a faculty mentor, who helps the student develop a bioethics research topic and write a publishable bioethics paper

Boot Camp participants will receive a $4,000 stipend & lodging at Penn.

To apply, please send a one-page statement of interest, one letter of recommendation, a short writing sample (<10 pages), and a CV to Caitlin O’Neill, Administrative Coordinator, at .  Applications due January 2, 2017.

Bioethics Boot Camp is funded by the Greenwall Foundation.