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KIE director quoted in Discover magazine article on “the thorny ethics” of Effective Altruism

KIE director Dan P. Sulmasy, MD, PhD is quoted in an August 4, 2023 online article in Discover Magazine on the “thorny ethics” of the philosophy of Effective, …

August 14, 2023

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KIE and PCCB “leadership in the complex field of medical ethics” profiled in Summer 2023 Georgetown Health Magazine

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics, along with the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics, is profiled in the summer 2023 issue of Georgetown Health Magazine. KIE director Dan…

July 13, 2023

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KIE scholar publishes first-of-its-kind disability bioethics reader

Senior Research Scholar Joel Michael Reynolds (new window) and Christine Wieseler, Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the California State Polytechnic…

May 31, 2023

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GU Bioethics Team wins 2023 national championship in Bioethics Bowl

KIE and the GU Philosophy Department congratulate the Georgetown undergraduate Bioethics team on winning the championship at the 2023 National Bioethics Bowl on April 15th at…

April 3, 2023

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KIE scholar Joel Michael Reynolds elected as a fellow of The Hastings Center 

Senior Research Scholar Joel Michael Reynolds (new window) has been recognized by The Hastings Center for his groundbreaking work on disability in the field of bioethics. The…

March 3, 2023

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Remembering Prof. Dr. phil. Hans-Martin Sass (1935-2023)

Prof. Dr. Phil. Hans-Martin Sass*December 4, 1935 –  †February 6, 2023 With sadness, we share news of the passing of Prof. Dr. phil. Hans-Martin Sass on February 6, 2023 at…

March 1, 2023

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KIE scholar named Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholar in Bioethics

Senior Research Scholar Joel Michael Reynolds was recently named a Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholar in Bioethics. Considered one of the top fellowships in the field, the…

June 7, 2022

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KIE Senior Scholar Founds The Journal of Philosophy of Disability

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics celebrates the inaugural issue of The Journal of Philosophy of Disability (JPD), released Thursday, November 18th. Joel Michael Reynolds, KIE…

November 22, 2021

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Bioethics Research Library Awarded Institute of Museums and Library Services Grant

The Bioethics Research Library of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics was awarded an Institute of Museums and Library Services (IMLS) grant.  The BRL proposes to preserve and make…

November 4, 2021

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Call for Applications: Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. Chair in Bioethics

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) at Georgetown University is seeking an outstanding scholar to fill the Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. Chair in Bioethics. The KIE is an academic…

October 8, 2021