Program for Biomedical Ethics

The Program for Biomedical Ethics at Yale School of Medicine provides multidisciplinary leadership regarding the ethical and social aspects of health care and medical research.

According to Dr. Mercurio, “The Program for Biomedical Ethics brings to Yale School of Medicine the opportunity to revitalize and expand our teaching of ethics to medical students and others throughout the medical center community and beyond.”

Mark Mercurio, MD, MA, is the Director of the Program for Biomedical Ethics. The Associate Directors of the Program for Biomedical Ethics are Lydia Dugdale, MD and John Schley Hughes, MD.


Events & Programs

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.