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.
Our 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.
Mark Mercurio, MD, MA, is the Director of the Program for Biomedical Ethics. The Associate Directors of the Program for Biomedical Ethics are John S. Hughes, MD and Sarah Hull, MD.
Alan R. Fleischman presents his talk: Ethical Concern in Neonatal Comparative Effectiveness Research - The Controversy Surrounding the SUPPORT Trial
Mark Mercurio, director of the Program for Biomedical Ethics at Yale School of Medicine, leads the panel discussion.
From Left: George Hardart, Mark Mercurio, Alan Fleischman, Arthur Caplan, Pradeep Mally and Stephen Latham.
Attendees at the seminar listen to Elyn Saks, JD, PhD
A seminar attendee poses a question and shares professional insight.
The Program for Biomedical Ethics sponsored the Medical Ethics Symposium: "Ethical Issues in Mechanical Circulatory Support for Advanced Heart Failure" on May 24, 2012.
Speakers included: Paul Mueller, MD, Mayo Clinic; James Kirkpatrick, MD, University of Pennsylvania; Abeel Mangi, MD, Yale School of Medicine; Mark Mercurio, MD, Yale School of Medicine; and Hochang Ben Lee, MD, Yale School of Medicine.
Conference on Medical Ethics Education
This conference was sponsored by the Program for Biomedical Ethics in partnership with the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy.
Mark Mercurio, director, Yale Program for Biomedical Ethics with Ezekiel Emanuel, University of Pennsylvania, prior to his 11/7/14 talk on Megatrends: Health Care Reform and the Future of American Medicine