The Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics at Yale University offers educational programs throughout the year.

Clinical Ethics Training

On January 25, 2019, we will offer a 1-day training for members of hospital ethics committees and others interested in ethical aspects of clinical medicine. 

Participants will:
  • Review the core ethical responsibilities of individuals performing hospital ethics consultation, and how to fulfill them;
  • Learn and practice methods of mediation that can be employed in a clinical ethics consultation;
  • Participate in simulations of ethics case consultations;
  • Choose from a variety of break-out sessions which shall include administration of ethics committees, latest findings on marginalized populations, the role of religion in ethics consults, and recent legal happenings impacting ethics consultations. 

For more information, please see the Clinical Ethics Training page.

Foundations in Bioethics

This annual four-day program is scheduled for June 11-14, 2019. 

At the conclusion of this four-day program, participants will be able to answer:

  • What is bioethics, and what is ethical theory?
  • What are the main principles, concepts, and common terms in bioethics?
  • What methods, frameworks, and arguments are commonly used in bioethics?
  • What are the most pressing issues in bioethics today (in research, law & policy, clinical ethics, and more)?
  • How might I utilize bioethics in my career?

For more information, please see the Foundations page.

Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics

Now in its 14th year, the Summer Institute is a unique and cherished program.  The program is an intensive 7-week summer immersion for U.S. and international professionals and graduate students (with a select number of undergraduates) from varying disciplines. The program offers approximately 150-200 contact hours (depending on student preference).
The 2019 program will occur from June 10 through July 27.  There are limited spaces for those who can only attend for one of the 3-week terms.
For more information, please see the Summer Institute page.