Program For Biomedical Ethics
The Program for Biomedical Ethics was established at Yale School of Medicine to provide multidisciplinary leadership regarding the ethical and social aspects of medicine and health care. The interdisciplinary team draws upon philosophy, law and social and behavioral sciences to provide expert biomedical ethics consultations for families, researchers, physicians and other health care providers. Additionally, the Program for Biomedical Ethics develops and presents various ethics-related educational programs throughout the academic year for medical, nursing and physician assistant students, the community, Yale faculty as well as local, regional and national health care professionals.
Yale Pediatric Ethics Program
The Yale Pediatric Ethics Program is led by Mark Mercurio, MA, MD and offers academic and clinical services to faculty and staff at Yale-New Haven Hospital. The program educates clinicians, staff, residents and medical students on issues related to pediatric ethics, and provide consultation services to patients, families and staff. The goal is to help individuals involved in a child’s medical care gain an understanding of the varied views and opinions and offer an acceptable approach to all.
Bioethics Interest Group
The Bioethics Interest Group offers a monthly forum for medical, nursing and physician assistant students at Yale University School of Medicine to explore issues related to ethics in the training, practice, governance, history and philosophy of medicine. The group offers educational seminars, advocates for the medical ethics in the greater Yale community and facilitates medical students’ participation in the ethical life of the medical center and university at large.
Student Medical Series
The Student Ethics Series offers medical, nursing and physician assistant students at Yale University School of Medicine the opportunity to participate in an ethics series presented by leading Yale faculty.