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UPenn Master of Bioethics Program

Penn Bioethics featured in the Penn Gazette (May/June 2012) - read it here

The Penn Center Guide to Bioethics

"Seventy essays, all well informed and many with attitude." - Harold T. Shapiro, PhD, Princeton University, Former Chair, National Bioethics Advisory Board
Check out the Springer Publishing Company Link about the Guide and Penn Center Guide Brochure

Why Bioethics?

July 2008 - Grady et al - "Conclusion: Ethics education has a significant positive influence on moral confidence, moral action, and use of ethics resources by nurses and social workers." American Journal of Bioethics article

June 4, 2008 - NIH laments the "dearth of leadership" in bioethics, calls for more new scholars in the field. Chronicle of Higher Education article

Why Bioethics at Penn?

The UPenn Master of Bioethics (MBE) is an interdisciplinary degree offered by the renowned Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy (formerly the Center for Bioethics) at the University of Pennsylvania. The MBE degree program gives students broad exposure to the full range of topics and issues in contemporary bioethics, drawing on the expertise of our distinguished faculty and visiting fellows.

The UPenn Master of Bioethics program is one of the nation's premiere centers for bioethics education, attracting exceptional students from both the US and abroad. The program admits highly accomplished professionals who work in the bioethics-related fields of medicine, nursing, law, dentistry, social work, genetic counseling, regulatory affairs, public policy, veterinary medicine, and industry, as well as outstanding students in other professional degree programs at the University of Pennsylvania.

What makes the UPenn Master of Bioethics program unique is a threefold approach to bioethics training that combines excellent academic instruction, a worldwide network of alumni, and hands-on research and consulting opportunities that build on the classroom experience.

The Master of Bioethics program is under the leadership of Dr. Autumn Fiester, the Director of Graduate Studies.

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