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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

October 14, 2020

Call for Applications: McDonald Agape Fellowship in Bioethics at Georgetown University

Through a generous grant from the McDonald-Agape Foundation, The Kennedy Institute of Ethics is pleased to announce a new McDonald-Agape Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioethics.

October 13, 2020

Recorded Webinar “On Pandemics, Vaccines, Age, and Global Justice: A Conversation with Henry Richardson and Nancy Jecker”

In a conversation about COVID-19 vaccine distribution priorities, Henry Richardson and Nancy Jecker presented different approaches to the just distribution of scarce resources such as allocating vaccines across countries in a global health emergency.

October 6, 2020

KIE Scholars to Present at Annual ASBH Meeting

Several KIE Scholars and students will present at the annual meeting of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities October 12-18, 2020.

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