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Forty-five years of leadership
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The Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University helped to invent the field of bioethics, beginning a tradition of creative leadership in practical ethics that continues into the twenty-first century.

Recent News

February 28, 2018

Senior Scholar to Present at Vatican

Senior Scholar John Keown will be contributing to the Vatican’s International Congress on Palliative Care, to be held Feb. 28 – March 1 in Rome.

February 27, 2018

Two Scholars Speak at National Academies of Sciences Workshop

Senior Scholars John Keown and Daniel Sulmasy each spoke at a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Workshop on Physician-Assisted Death in February.

February 26, 2018

KIE Director speaks in Webinar on Including Pregnant Women in Clinical Research

KIE Director Maggie Little recently spoke in a webinar on the ethical considerations for conducting research with pregnant and lactating women.

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