Mini Bioethics Academy

Dr. Ratner Mini Bioethics Academy 2016Is a three-evening series held on campus to help the public understand bioethical challenges in today's society. 
Tuesdays, January 24, 31 & February 7, 2017
2-520 Moos Tower - U of M East Bank Campus, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
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Join experts in bioethics to learn more about the following topics:
Pharmaceutical Monopolization, Steven Schondelmeyer, PharmD, PhD
Caring Democracy: Markets, Equality, and Justice, Joan Tronto, PhD
Bioethics and Global Ecology, Steven Miles, MD


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Spring 2017 Courses

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Graduate Programs

The Center for Bioethics offers three programs to suit the aspirations of graduate and professional students as well as working professionals.

Academic advisors from the Center are available to help determine the program that is right for you.
Contact to ask questions or to make an appointment.

Give to the Max Day

Your donation provides Bioethics graduate students:

  • Assistance for student travel to attend or present research at national conferences.
  • Scholarships honoring excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities.
  • Need-based scholarships.
  • Student emergency funds.

Donations are still being accepted.

 Steven Miles, MD

Alumni Spotlight - Steven Miles, M.D.
A career built on compassion

In 1999, Steven Miles, M.D., decided to run for the U.S. Senate. His central concern? Affordable health care. Too many people, as he saw it, were forgoing critical medical care because they couldn’t afford it. So the University of Minnesota professor and physician entered the race as a Democrat and began touring the state to solicit votes.

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Friday, February 10, 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
Bioethics and the Crisis of Global Ecology