Center for Bioethics

Ethics for the future of health and medicine

Welcome to the IU Center for Bioethics, whose faculty conduct grant-funded research, teach across IU, provide consultations to researchers, and lead engagement with the broader community.

  • Learn about bioethics: Come to a talk, take a course, or get a degree.
  • Get the latest news and opinion about bioethics: sign up for the blog or visit the reference center.
  • Find out about the center’s faculty and their research.
  • Get help on an ethics or communication issue related to research, by requesting a consult from the Bioethics and Subject Advocacy Program (BSAP) of the Indiana CTSI.

Bioethics Blog

The Center for Bioethics offers regular posts and commentary on ethics events, invited speakers, and current bioethics news.

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Faculty at the center conduct grant-funded research on bioethics, communication and policy.

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Center faculty teach bioethics, responsible conduct of research, professionalism, law, medical humanities, and related topics.

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Center for Bioethics faculty work with researchers and clinicians at Indiana University to identify and address ethical issues in research and patient care.

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A full calendar of upcoming talks and seminars on ethics and medical humanities, covering topics related to medicine, health, society, and history is available. Recordings of previous talks sponsored by the Center for Bioethics and by center faculty are also available.

Seminars and Events