In a conversation about COVID-19 vaccine distribution priorities, Henry Richardson and Nancy Jecker will present different approaches to the just distribution of scarce resources such as allocating vaccines across countries in a global health emergency.
On September 17th, 2020, KIE Acting Director Dr. Dan Sulmasy participated as a speaker on a panel for the Completed Life Conference
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.
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 vaccine allocation.”
The Bioethics Research Library has contributed to the COVID-19 DigitalGeorgetown collection over the last six months.
Learn more about the reference services provided by the KIE’s Bioethics Research Library, and the way they have shifted over the decades since the Library’s founding.
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics welcomes Joel Michael Reynolds as its newest Senior Research Scholar.
On Wednesday, July 22nd, Senior Research Scholar Maggie Little moderated a conversation with Benevolent AI CEO Ken Mulvany on how AI is helping in the fight against COVID-19. The panelists discuss how business and technology are being used to help move us out of the COVID19 crisis.
KIE Senior Research Scholar Maggie Little last week presented new ethics guidance at AIDS 2020 on behalf of the Pregnancy and HIV/AIDS: Seeking Equitable Study (PHASES) Working Group. The Guidance represents the culmination of a seven-year, NIH-funded project
Read KIE Acting Director Dr. Daniel Sulmasy’s statement on Race, Trust, and Biomedical Ethics
Our webinar turns the focus of discussion toward concerns raised by the COVID-19 / new corona virus pandemic for the people outside the Global North.
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.
Georgetown University is moving all classroom instruction for all of our schools to virtual learning environments, beginning March 16 2020.
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.”
Dr. Quill R. Kukla, Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown, is taking an unusual path to engaging students to introductory philosophical concepts in her course Intro to Philosophy via BoJack Horseman in summer 2020.
From the beginning the Bioethics Research Library was revolutionary in helping establish the resources for the cross-disciplinary field of bioethics.
Dr. Quill R. Kukla, Senior Research Scholar at The Kennedy Institute of Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University, is one of 2019’s awardees of the Humboldt Research Award.