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KIE Acting Director Provides Ethical Guidance for District of Columbia COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

KIE Acting Director Dr. Daniel Sulmasy met with staff of the DC Department of Health and their Scientific Advisory Committee to provide ethical analysis and guidance for…

December 9, 2020

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Remembering Robert M. Veatch, PhD 1939-2020

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…

November 16, 2020

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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. The…

October 14, 2020

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

Watch the entire recorded webinar here: The Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) hosted a virtual conversation about COVID-19 vaccine distribution priorities on Friday, October 9th,…

October 13, 2020

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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. The meeting will take place entirely…

October 6, 2020

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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 entitled “A Case for Objections and Concerns” for the Completed Life…

September 24, 2020

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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…

September 14, 2020

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Senior Scholar Co-Authors Article Advancing an Ethical Framework for the Global Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines

KIE Senior Research Scholar Henry S. Richardson partnered with a global group of experts in co-authoring a new paper in Science entitled “An ethical framework for global…

September 13, 2020

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Bioethics Research Library Collects COVID-19 Resources

Over the last six months, the Bioethics Research Library has contributed to the COVID-19 DigitalGeorgetown collection. Jonathan Zarrillo, Archivist and Research Librarian, has…

September 10, 2020

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Library Reference Services: An introduction

When the Kennedy Institute of Ethics’s Bioethics Research Library was founded, the interdisciplinary field of bioethics was just coming into its own in the US. Research and…

September 1, 2020