Bioethics News

June 2016 Newsletter

Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI) is dedicated to fostering public awareness and understanding of bioethical issues, and to exploring solutions to bioethical challenges.
Through its events and activities, which include annual summer schools on global bioethics, GBI seeks to keep the international community, policy decision-makers, the media, and the general public aware of important bioethical issues which is essential for making informed decisions and fostering public debate. Using various platforms, we at GBI are able to promote our motto “Doing bioethics in real life!”.
GBI is an active member of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and enjoys a special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, the UN’s central platform for debate, reflection, and innovative thinking on sustainable development.
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Upcoming Events
Call for Applications Deadline Extended:
Bioethics Summer Programs 2016

What would you prefer this summer?

The multicultural and sparkling life of New York City or the lovely Pearl of the Adriatic (Dubrovnik)?

Click on Apply Here below for more information, or simply reply to this email!

Students may intern with GBI during the summer of 2016 as well as attend the summer programs.

Partial Scholarships for low-income country residents & Continuing Medical Education credits are available

Manhattan, NYC – July 11-22, 2016
Extended Deadline: July 5The registration fees are 100% tax deductible
Apply Here
Dubrovnik, Croatia – August 5-14, 2016
Deadline: July 10
Apply Here
Rita Charon, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director of Program of Narrative Medicine; Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center
Honoring the Stories of Illness
Thurs, July 21, 6:00 – 7:15pm
A cocktail reception will follow, TBDWhere:
New York Society for Ethical Culture – Ceremonial Hall
2 West 64th Street (at Central Park West)
New York, NY 10023
RSVP to Ana Lita
Phone: 212-687-3324 | Fax: 212-661-4188

The views, opinions and positions expressed by these authors and blogs are theirs and do not necessarily represent that of the Bioethics Research Library and Kennedy Institute of Ethics or Georgetown University.