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.


  • Adult Ethics Committee
  • Yale Pediatrics Ethics Program
  • Yale Pediatric Ethics Consultation Service
  • Student Ethics Series
  • Bioethics Interest Group
  • Bioethics Journal Club
  • Community Bioethics Forum

We have an outstanding array of visiting speakers for the Evening Ethics Seminar Series for the 2016-2017 academic year. This year’s speakers will include Josephine Johnston and Dr. Erik Parens from the Hasting Center, Dr. Alan Fleischman from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Author Dr. Abraham Nussbaum from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Christine Mitchell from Harvard Medical School, Dr. Lachlan Forrow from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Robert Macauley from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Dr. David Strauss from Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Mary Dell from Nationwide Children’s’ Hospital, Dr. Katrina Karkazis from Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics as well as Drs. Thomas P. Duffy, Andre Sofair, Adam Hittelman and Pasquale Patrizio from here at Yale School of Medicine, and other great guests. It will indeed be an exciting year. These sessions tend to be informative, often provocative, and always interesting, with plenty of time for audience discussion.

Past Events

Biomedical Ethics, Pediatric Ethics, Bioethics Interest Group, Student Series, Community Forum