News and Events for the Bioethics Community
Latest Updates from Bioethics Blogs
- DHHS Will Pay You $75 to Register Your Advance DirectiveSource: bioethics.net, blog maintained by the editorial staff of The American Journal of Bioethics | Published on 2014-04-20
- 10 Common Questions (and their Answers) on Medical FutilitySource: bioethics.net, blog maintained by the editorial staff of The American Journal of Bioethics | Published on 2014-04-20
- Reflections on the Metaphors We Live–and Die–BySource: bioethics.net, blog maintained by the editorial staff of The American Journal of Bioethics | Published on 2014-04-19
- “Breakthrough Cures”? Reasons for SkepticismSource: bioethics.net, blog maintained by the editorial staff of The American Journal of Bioethics | Published on 2014-04-18
- Surge in Narcotic Prescriptions for Pregnant WomenSource: bioethics.net, blog maintained by the editorial staff of The American Journal of Bioethics | Published on 2014-04-18
- Life before AnesthesiaSource: bioethics.net, blog maintained by the editorial staff of The American Journal of Bioethics | Published on 2014-04-18
- Terminal Illness and The Right Not to KnowSource: Practical Ethics, ethics in the news blog by University of Oxford | Published on 2014-04-18
- Genetic Testing in Torts Litigation – Justice or Injustice?Source: Bioethics Forum, the blog of the Hastings Center Report | Published on 2014-04-18
- Genetic Testing in Torts Litigation – Justice or Injustice?
- What’s so good about Good Friday? Good Friday and Bioethics
This Fall there are currently 12 courses that count toward the minor. Head on over to the Kennedy Institute of Ethics page on the bioethics minor to learn more.
Courses in the Department of Philosophy
PHIL 105-01: Ethics: Bioethics
PHIL 105-02: Ethics: Bioethics
PHIL 105-03: Ethics: Bioethics
PHIL 129-01: Ethics: Global Justice
PHIL 129-02: Ethics: Global Justice
PHIL 138-01: Ethics: Environmental Ethics
PHIL 39801: Philosophy of Biology
Larry Bryce Huebner
PHIL 435: Global Justice/The Environment
Courses Outside the Department of Philosophy
BIOL 261-01: Science/Society: Global Challenges
INAF 398-01: Comparative and International Medical Law and Ethics
PHYS 203-01: Science/Society: Global Challenges
Francis Slakey and Allyson Anderson
STIA-356-01: Global Health Ethics
Today, April 15 marks a new chapter in the storied life of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE). Georgetown University, the KIE and a host of staff, scholars, and students launched the very first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in the field of bioethics.
On April 23, 2014, Georgetown University will formally announce the first-of-its-kind, Georgetown University Energy Prize.
The event will convene community leaders from the 40+ cities and counties who have signed Letters of Intent to compete, along with our public, private and non-profit partners, and members of the media, to learn more about the Prize and how they can leverage this opportunity to rethink America’s energy usage.
The event will include top leaders from across the Federal Government, thought leaders from innovative corporations, and experts from academic and non-profit organizations. Featured speakers will include Daniel Poneman, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy; John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University; and Ellen S. Alberding, President of the Joyce Foundation.
For more information, and to download the current agenda, visit www.guep.org/launch
News from bioethics.net
- French School Carries out DNA Dragnet in Rape Case
- Free samples of prescription drugs are costly to patients, study says
- New fathers may need help with depression: study
- Tobacco on TV tied to adult smoking rates
- For kids, moving can be mentally tough
- National event urges Americans to plan for the end
- Is a patient ‘vegetative?’ The crucial answer may be quite wrong.
- Simple Blood Test To Spot Early Lung Cancer Getting Closer
- Breast Ca Growth Slowed by CDK4/6 Inhibitors
- 112 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Chase Reconstructed In 3D, Image Has Many ‘Depths And Impressions’
Latest from bioethics.com
- Cost of Treating Patients May Influence Doctors
- Cyborg Glasses Save Users the Need to Control Emotions
- Broad Institute Gets Patent on Revolutionary Gene-Editing Method
- Preterm Births, Multiples, and Fertility Treatment
- Research Brings Significant Improvement in Genetic Analysis of Tumors
- Cancer Drugs Targeted to Patient’s Own Genetics to Be Offered in New NHS Trial
- Identical Twins, One Case of Down Syndrome: A Genetic Mystery
- The Rapture of the Nerds
- Scientists Make First Embryo Clone from Adults
- Preventing AI from Developing Anti-Social and Potentially Harmful Behaviour