The Department of Bioethics offers many programs, including our highly successful Master of Arts program in Bioethics and Medical Humanities, which emphasizes the multi- and interdisciplinary nature of the field.
The Department of Bioethics offers two unique concentrations for students: Research Ethics and Medicine, Society and Culture.
Around the world, ethical issues in medicine and the life sciences are addressed in different ways, reflecting different cultural traditions and social systems.
- Provide excellent education in bioethics and medical humanities to students and professionals in the School of Medicine and throughout the University;
- Contribute outstanding research and scholarship to the world literature in bioethics and medical humanities;
- Provide local, regional, and national service to health professionals, policy makers, and the public;
- Promote international bioethical dialogue through research collaborations, training programs, and institutional partnerships