Public Health and Social Jusitce

Ethics Discussion Sessions

ethics.jpgHandouts and brief slide shows from teaching sessions from the 1990s

*Note: Most issues relevant to ethics are discussed in the articles and slide shows on the other pages of this website*

Slide Shows:

art of med – genetics test ovrhds.doc
Overheads for Art of Medicine seminar on genetics testing, OHSU, late 1990s

*Drunk driving.ppt
Slide show for ethics seminar on drunk driving, OHSU, late 1990s

race and hlth care disc slides.ppt
Slides for ethics seminar on race and health care, OHSU, late 1990s


art of med – genetics test case.doc
Case for Art of Medicine seminar on genetics testing, OHSU, late 1990s

*art of med – out of hosp emergs.doc
Art of medicine cases, readings, and questions re out of hospital emergencies, OHSU, late 1990s

*art of med – truth telling.doc
Art of medicine cases, readings, and questions re truth telling in medicine, OHSU, late 1990s

Ethics & Health Policy, USF School of Nursing, Ong-Flaherty
Ethics and Health Policy (course description, syllabus, and assignments), University of San Francisco School of Nursing, Chenit Ong-Flaherty, PhD, RN

Ethics, Law, and Humanities – What Medical Students Should Know – M Hester
Overview of important topics that every medical student should learn in ethics, law, and narrative medicine, from Micah Hester, PhD

External Links:

Academic Centers and Programs in Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities (contains links to many programs):

Albany Medical College Alden March Bioethics Institute:

American College of Physicians Center for Ethics and Professionalism:

American Medical Association Medical Ethics:

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities:

American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics:

Australasian Bioethics Association:

Australasian Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics:

Baylor College of Medicine – Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy:

Bioethics Beyond Borders:

BioEdge – Bioethics News from around the World:


Bioethics Beyond Borders:

Bioethics Discussion Pages (Dr. Maurice Bernstein):

Bioethics for Clinicians, CMAJ:

Bioethics Today (Albany Medical College):

Boston University – Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights:

Canadian Bioethics Society:

Case Western University Department of Bioethics:

Center for Advanced Palliative Care:

Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity:

Center for Genetics and Society:

Cleveland Clinic Bioethics Department:

Cleveland State University Bioethics Center:

Columbia University Center for Bioethics:

Columbia University Center for the Study of Society and Medicine:

Columbia University Master of Science in Bioethics:

Creighton University Center for Health Policy and Ethics:

Creighton University Online Master of Public Health Program:

Dalhousie University Department of Bioethics:

Dalhousie University Medical Humanities HEALS Program:

Dartmouth College Ethics Institute:

Duke University Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine:

Duquesne University Center for Healthcare Ethics:

Durham University Centre for Medical Humanities:

Durham University Medical Humanities Blog:

East Carolina University Department of Medical Humanities:

Emory Center for Ethics:


Ethox Centre – University of Oxford Department of Public Health:

European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics:

European Union Online Resources (Public Health and Medicine):

Fordham University Center for Ethics Education:

Genethics Canada:

Global Bioethics Initiative:

Global Bioethics Initiative Bioethics International Summer School (2015):

Hastings Center:

Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health and Social Medicine:

Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health:

Human Genome Project – Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Research Project:

Imperial College London Primary Care and Social Medicine:

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

International Association for Ethics in Education:

International Association of Bioethics:

Iowa State University Bioethics Program:

Islamic Medical Association of North America:

Johns Hopkins University Berman Instititue of Bioethics:

Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University:

King’s College London Centre of Medical Law and Ethics:

Loma Linda University Center for Christian Bioethics:

Loyola Marymount University – Bioethics Institute:

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

Masters in Public Health Programs (Search MPH degrees, schools, and programs; view blog postings):

McGill University Bioethics Unit:

MedBioWorld Bioethics Journals:

Medical College of Wisconsin Bioethics:

Medical Ethics Conference Alerts:

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

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

Monash University Centre for Human Bioethics:

Mount Sinai Hospital Program in Narrative Ethics and Healthcare Humanities:

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization:

New York Medical College Bioethics Institute:

New York University Bioethics:

Newcastle University Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre:

Northwestern University Medical Humanities and Bioethics Program:

Ohio University Institute for Applied and Professional Ethics:

Oklahoma Bioethics Center:

Online Criminal Justice Degree Programs:

Online Paralegal Programs:

Open Society Institute:

Oregon Health and Science University Center for Ethics in Health Care:

Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics:

Project to Rebalance and Integrate Medical Education / Academy for Professionalism in Health Care:

Provincial Health Ethics Network of Alberta:

President’s Council on Bioethics:

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research:

Saint Louis University Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics:

Santa Clara University Markkula Center for Applied Ethics:

Seattle Children’s Hospital Pediatric Bioethics Program:

St. Francis International Center for Bioethics:

Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics:

Stanford Program on Arts, Humanities and Medicine:

SUNY Stony Brook University Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics:

SUNY Upstate Medical University Center for Bioethics and Humanities:

Trinity International University Bioethics:

UC Berkeley Office for the History of Science and Technology:

UC Davis Health System Bioethics Program:

UCLA Center for Research and Training in Humane and Ethical Medical Care:

UCLA Health System Ethics Center:

UC Irvine Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality:

UC San Diego Research Ethics Program:

UC Santa Barbara Walter H Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life:

UCSF Anthropology, History and Social Medicine:

UCSF Medical Humanities:

Union Graduate College Bioethics Program:

University of Alberta John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre:

University of Arizona College of Medicine Program in Medical Humanities:

University of Birmingham Centre for Global Ethics:

University of Bristol Centre for Ethics in Medicine:

Univeristy of British Columbia W Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics:

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

University of Central Lancashire Centre for Professional Ethics:

University of Chicago MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics:

University of Connecticut Medical Humanities, Health Law and Ethics:

University of Lancashire Centre for Professional Ethics:

University of Liverpool Medicine, Law, and Bioethics Unit:

University of Louisville Bioethics and Medical Humanities:

University of Manchester Centre for Social Ethics and Policy:

University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics:

University of Montana Center for Ethics:

University of Nottingham Centre for Applied Bioethics:

University of Otago Dunnedin School of Medicine Bioethics Centre:

University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics:

University of Pennsylvania Center for Neuroscience and Society:

University of Pittsburgh Consortium Ethics Program:

University of Pittsburgh Center for Bioethics and Health Law:

University of Rochester Center for Ethics, Humanities and Pallilative Care:

University of San Diego Ethics Matters:

University of Sheffield Institute of Biotechnological Law and Ethics:

University of South Florida Bioethics and Medical Humanities:

University of Tennessee Knoxville Center for Applied and Professional Ethics:

University of Texas Medical Branch Institute for the Medical Humanities:

University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics:

University of Utah Medical Ethics and Humanities Division:

University of Virginia Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities:

University of Washington Department of Bioethics and Humanities:

Vanderbilt University Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society:

Virtual Mentor, AMA:

Wake Forest University Bioethics:

Weill Cornell Medical College Medical Ethics:

Weill Cornell Medical College Public Health:

West Virginia University Center for Health Ethics and Law:

World Association for Medical Law:

Yale University School of Medicine Program for Humanities in Medicine: