Bioethics Master’s Program

We offer a Master's Degree Specialization in Bioethics. The Biomedical Ethics Unit administers that Program, Unit Members teach the two core courses (Bioethics Theory, Bioethics Practicum), electives (Topics in Philosophical Medical Ethics, Bioethics and World Religions, Genetics and Bioethics), and supervise most of the student theses. The Program admits students from the three supporting Faculties (Religious Studies, Law, Medicine) and one Department (Philosophy) which confer on completion of the Program a Master's Degree with a Specialization in Bioethics.

Medical and Residency Education

The Unit designs and organizes ethical curricula for medical students in their first, second, and fourth year. In addition, we occasionally supervise students in second year independent research projects and fourth year electives. Ethics and health law courses, seminars and rounds are also provided to hospital residents in a large number of residency programs and departments.

Undergraduate Students

Many of our Master’s level courses are open to upper level undergraduate students. Unit Members teach courses and ethics rounds in a number of contexts, at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Ethics courses or seminars are provided by Unit members to the following departments and schools: Philosophy, Psychology, Human Genetics, Family Medicine, Epidemiology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Microbiology & Immunology.

See bioethics master's program for details and application form.

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