Bioethics and Humanities Academic Programs

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Affiliate Members

The Center for Literature, Medicine, and Biomedical Humanities
The Center for Literature, Medicine, and Biomedical Humanities provides interdisciplinary programs, courses, and summer seminars integrating humanities and health care. Through the study of the humanities, and in particular, through literary works, the Center examines critical health care issues. This work has application in clinical settings, academic medicine, health policy, and the liberal arts environment, and serves to deepen participant's ability to recognize, understand, and address ethical and humanistic issues in health care contexts.

Florida State University Dept of Philosophy
The Department of Philosophy at Florida State University, with its wide assortment of courses and variety of scholarly activities, provides a thorough and rigorous graduate training in philosophy. In addition, teaching assistantships available for graduate students provide valuable experience to assist their passage into the professional community.

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady
The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System is the leading health care innovator in Louisiana. We bring together outstanding clinicians, the most advanced technology and leading research to ensure that our patients receive the highest quality and safest care possible. This commitment is grounded in a history that is more than 100 years old, but reflected today by our strategic vision of transforming healthcare through superior performance and excellent patient care.

Fremont Health
Located in Fremont, Nebraska, the Medical Center is the only hospital within the county and is adjacent to several medical office buildings and support services. It is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees appointed by the Dodge County Board of Supervisors. While county owned, the Medical Center provides services through its own operations and finances, using no county or taxpayer funds.

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is an integrated, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Memphis, Tennessee, with locations and partners across the Mid-South. We're committeed to creating an environment that values the individual differences and unique contributions of everyone touched by our organization.

Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital, located in Houston, Texas, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education, and research. We are proud to be consistently ranked among the top children's hospitals in the nation.

Academic Programs

ACP-ASIM (American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine)
Center for Ethics and Professionalism

Albany Medical College
Alden March Bioethics Institute (AMBI)

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Einstein–Cardozo Masters of Science in Bioethics and Montefiore-Einstein Certificate in Bioethics and Medical Humanities

American University of Sovereign Nations
Masters in Bioethics and Global Public Health and Doctorate in Bioethics, Sustainability and Global Public Health

Antioch University
Bachelor of Arts in Humanities online program

Baylor College of Medicine
Center for Ethics, Medicine and Public Issues

Loyola Marymount University
Bioethics Institute

Boston University
Department of Health Law

Case Western Reserve University
The Department of Bioethics

Center to Advance Palliative Care

The Center for Genetics and Society

Children's Mercy Kansas City
Bioethics Center

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Department of Bioethics

Columbia University
Master of Science in Bioethics

Creighton University
Center for Health Policy and Ethics

Duke University
Masters in Bioethics & Science Policy

Duke University Medical Center
Center for the Study of Medical Ethics and Humanities

Duquesne University
Health Care Ethics Center

Emory University
The Center for Ethics

European Master in Bioethics
Two-year masters program in bioethics

The Everett Clinic

Fordham University
Center for Ethics Education

George Washington University
Center to Improve Care of the Dying

George Washington University
Philosophy Department

Georgetown University
Joseph and Rose Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Georgetown University
Center for Clinical Bioethics

Harvard University
Center for Bioethics

Hiram College
Center for Literature, Medicine, and Biomedical Humanities

Hofstra University
The Bioethics Center

Hofstra University
Gitenstein Institute for Health Law and Policy

Indiana University
Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions

Indiana University Center for Bioethics

Indiana University School of Law
Center for Law and Health

Indiana University School of  Liberal Arts
Philosophy Program with Concentration in Bioethics

International Network for Life Studies

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Promoting the ethical use of technology to expand human capacities.

Institute for Ethics at the AMA
The Institute for Ethics at the American Medical Association.

Johns Hopkins University
Phoebe R. Berman Bioethics Institute

Loma Linda University
Center for Christian Bioethics

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics & Health Policy

Mayo Clinic

McGill University
Graduate Program in Bioethics

Medical College of Wisconsin
The Center for the Study of Bioethics

Medical University of South Carolina
Institute of Human Values in Health Care

Michigan State University
Master of Arts in Bioethics, Humanities, and Society

Michigan State University
Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences

Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics

Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

New York Medical College
Bioethics Institute

New York University
Center for Bioethics

NYU Medical Humanities Syllabi
NYU Med-Lit maintains a number of medical humanities syllabi


Ohio State University
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Ohio University
Institute for Applied and Professional Ethics

Oklahoma Bioethics Center and Reference Library

Oregon Health Sciences University
Center for Ethics in Health Care

Princeton University
Student Bioethics Forum

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Bioethics Curricule

Saint Louis University
Department of Health Care Ethics

Saint Joseph's University
Online Master of Science in Health Administration program

Santa Clara University
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington
Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics

Stanford University
Center for Biomedical Ethics

SUNY Stony Brook
Division of Medicine in Society

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Center for Bioethics and Humanities

Temple University
Center for Bioethics, Urban Health, and Policy

Trinity International University
Masters degree in bioethics

UC Davis Health System
UCDHS Bioethics Program

Union Graduate College
Online MA program

University of Buffalo
Center for Clinical Ethics and Humanities in Health Care

University of British Columbia
Centre for Applied Ethics

University of Central Lancashire
Centre for Professional Ethics

University of Connecticut
Division of Medical Humanities, Health Law, and Ethics

University of Louisville
The Interdisciplinary Master of Arts in Bioethics and Medical Humanities

University of Minnesota
Center for Bioethics

University of Montreal
Bioethics Programmes

University of Pennsylvania
The UPenn Master of Bioethics

University of Pittsburgh
Consortium Ethics Program

University of Pittsburgh
MA in Bioethics

University of Rochester Medical Center
Master's Degree Program in Medical Humanities

University of South Florida
Masters Program in Medical Humanities and Bioethics

University of St. Mary's
Online Bachelor of Science in Health Information

University of Tennessee Knoxville
Graduate Program in Philosophy with a concentration in Medical Ethics

University of Texas Medical Branch
Institute for Medical Humanities

University of Toronto
The Ethics OSCE: Standardized Patient Scenarios for Teaching and Evaluating Bioethics

University of Toronto
Joint Centre for Bioethics

University of Utah
Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities

University of Washington
MA in Bioethics Program

Vanderbilt University
Center for Clinical and Research Ethics

Virtual Mentor
Geared toward medical students and residents.

Wake Forest University
Master of Arts in Bioethics 

Weill Cornell Medical College
Division of Medical Ethics

West Virginia University
Center for Health Ethics and Law

Western Michigan University
Medical Humanities Workgroup