Bioethics News

May 2017 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. Check out our website here.
Who can apply for the summer school?
Everyone from high school seniors, university students to professionals worldwide!
Partial Scholarships for low-income country residents, Graduate Certificates and CMEs are available, Registration fees are 100% tax deductible
Click here for the Faculty
Click here for Lectures and Seminars
Click here for testimonials 2016 

Age and Longevity in the 21st Century: Science, Policy and Ethics

Michael D. West, Ph.D. has served as the BioTime Inc. Chief Executive Officer, Alamada, CA
R. Sean Morrison, M.D., FAAHPM, Professor and Director of the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City
David L. Katz MD, MPH
Founding director (1998) of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.

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.