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.
Funded by the National Science Foundation, a collection of bioethicists, including KIE scholar Tom Beauchamp, is taking up the question of medical research on chimpanzees in the second of a series of interdisciplinary meetings held at the KIE.
This June’s Intensive Bioethics Course (IBC) has been approved to offer a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits for participants in the health care professions.
KIE scholar Tom Beauchamp, along with colleagues, have penned a reply to a recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report on the use of chimpanzees in biomedical and behavioral research.
KIE scholars Ruth Faden and Tom Beauchamp are honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research Ethics from PRIM&R (Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research).
KIE Scholars Maggie Little, Henry Richardson, and Tom Beauchamp addressed Georgetown’s Board of Regents on the KIE’s Engaged Ethics Initiative for undergraduate students.
KIE scholar Tom Beauchamp traveled to the University of Delaware to speak on egregious cases from the history of research ethics, and the moral frameworks we can use to make sense of them.
Funded by a grant from the National Sciences Foundation (NSF), the KIE hosts the first of a series of high-level meetings on animal research ethics with colleges across the country.
KIE scholar Ruth Faden wins the Lifetime Achievment Award from the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH), making her the fourth KIE scholar to do so.
KIE scholar Tom Beauchamp will play a major role in a project funded by the National Science Foundation to study the ethical use of non-human animals in scientific research.
The KIE was honored with the Cornerstone Award from the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, for its pioneering work in the field of bioethics.
KIE Scholar Tom Beauchamp, along with a small group of scholars at Johns Hopkins University, received a Challenge Grant from the federal government to analyze the conceptual, moral, and policy dimensions of the distinction between research and treatment.