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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.

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July 29, 2020

Senior Scholar Maggie Little moderated a conversation with Ken Mulvany on how AI is helping in the fight against COVID-19

On Wednesday, July 22nd, Senior Research Scholar Maggie Little moderated a conversation with Benevolent AI CEO Ken Mulvany on how AI is helping in the fight against COVID-19. The panelists discuss how business and technology are being used to help move us out of the COVID19 crisis.

July 21, 2020

KIE Scholars React to COVID-19

Our scholars are working with other leading experts to help provide ethical guidance in high-level healthcare policies and in day-to-day life during the COVID-19 pandemic. A sample of their direct public engagement can be found here.

July 16, 2020

Senior Scholar Maggie Little Presents New Ethics Guidance at AIDS 2020 on Research with Pregnant Women

KIE Senior Research Scholar Maggie Little last week presented new ethics guidance at AIDS 2020 on behalf of the Pregnancy and HIV/AIDS: Seeking Equitable Study (PHASES) Working Group. The Guidance represents the culmination of a seven-year, NIH-funded project

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