Biomedical Ethics Unit

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Biomedical Ethics Unit

Location

Location

Core Courses

Core Courses

The Biomedical Ethics Unit contributes to courses in Fundamentals of Medicine and Dentistry (FMD), Transition to Clinical Practice (TCP), Physicianship, and Clerkship components of the M.D.,C.M. program.

  • INDS 302 – Medical Ethics and Health Law

Electives

Electives

The Unit offers a range of electives in biomedical ethics. For details see the Electives Program.

Graduate Program

Graduate Program

Graduate students can obtain a Master’s Specialization in Bioethics. In order to apply for the Specialization, students must be enrolled in the M.Sc. program in Experimental Medicine, Family Medicine, or Human Genetics, the LL.M. program in Law, or the M.A. program in Religious Studies or Philosophy.

Consult the Unit for further information, or see the Faculty of Medicine's Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies section.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2016-2017 (last updated Aug. 15, 2016) (disclaimer)

Biomedical Ethics Unit Faculty

Biomedical Ethics Unit Faculty

Director
J. Kimmelman (Interim)
Associate Professors
E. Bereza; B.A., M.D.,C.M.(McG.), C.C.F.P.(C)
C. Ells; R.R.T.(VGH), B.A.(St. Mary’s), M.A., Ph.D.(Tenn.)
J.R. Fishman; B.A.(Calif., Berk.), Ph.D.(Calif., SF)
J. Kimmelman; B.S.(Duke), Ph.D.(Yale)
N.B. King; B.A.(Penn.), M.A., Ph.D.(Harv.)
Associate Members
F. Carnevale (Ingram School of Nursing)
M. Hunt (School of Physical & Occupational Therapy)
Y. Joly (Human Genetics)
B.M. Knoppers (Centre of Genomics and Policy)
M.E. Macdonald (MQHRG)
T. Maniatis (Bioethics)
M.H. Zawati (Human Genetics)
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2016-2017 (last updated May. 16, 2016) (disclaimer)
Faculty of Medicine—2016-2017 (last updated Aug. 15, 2016) (disclaimer)