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.
Fr. John Langan, SJ, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University and Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, passed away on March 20, 2020. He was 79.
Dr. Robert M. Veatch, Senior Research Scholar at the KIE and Professor Emeritus of Medical Ethics at Georgetown, has published a fourth edition of “The Basics of Bioethics.”
Senior Research Scholar Bob Veatch comments on a case that fundamentally changed our thinking of doctor-patient relationships.
Undergraduate students from all across the university submitted scholarship, representing nearly twenty different majors at the College, SFS, and NHS.
This year, directly following the Bioethics Research Showcase reception, a cast of Georgetown students, alumni, and friends will perform a stage reading of a new play by Second City’s Katie Watson.
Senior Research Scholar Robert Veatch has a new book out, “Defining Death,” co-authored with Dr. Lainie Ross of University of Chicago.
Dr. Madison Powers, Dr. Robert Veatch, and Dr. Laura Bishop of the KIE will all present at Haverford College’s new Ethics in Science Symposium.
This month, the Bioethics Research Library will feature four new study carrels to be named and dedicated in honor of four founding figures of the field of bioethics.
Hear from participants in the 2014 and 2015 iterations of the course, and register for the 2016 version, which goes live at noon EST tomorrow, April 15th.
Explore this year’s iteration of the KIE’s popular online Introduction to Bioethics with an overview of the scholars and topics on deck for 2016.
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics is pleased to announce that furniture renovations to the Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University (BRL) are complete.
Dr. Robert Veatch will offer a talk on “The Future of Bioethics” as part of a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Georgetown University Press.
KIE scholar Robert Veatch argues that employer-mandated health insurance plans constrain individual choice and autonomy over health choices for employees in this editorial in The Hoya.
KIE scholar Robert M. Veatch was awarded the Henry Knowles Beecher lifetime achievement recognition by The Hastings Center, one of the world’s oldest bioethics centers.
Today, Georgetown announced “Introduction to Bioethics” as one of the university’s first massive online open courses (MOOCs) to be launched through the edX platform.
Today, Georgetown announced “Introduction to Bioethics,” featuring seven KIE scholars, as one of the university’s first massive online open courses (MOOCs) to be launched on the edX platform.
Current and recently-graduated students of the KIE are interviewed for this feature about their experience working in bioethics on the MA & PhD level.