November 16, 2020
Remembering Robert M. Veatch, PhD 1939-2020
Robert M. Veatch, PhD, Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Professor Emeritus of Medical Ethics, and a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Georgetown University died Monday, November 9, 2020 at age 81 after a short illness.
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.
September 24, 2020
Acting Director Dr. Daniel Sulmasy Speaks at the Completed Life Conference
On September 17th, 2020, KIE Acting Director Dr. Dan Sulmasy participated as a speaker on a panel for the Completed Life Conference
September 14, 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.