• Ethics Grand Rounds: Dual Agency, Population Health, & Professional Responsibility in Contemporary Healthcare Delivery by Jon C. Tilburt, MD will be on Friday March 20th from 12:15 - 1:30pm in Jackson 2-137. Free, open to the public, RSVP requested

    Our next Ethics Grand Rounds is coming up & is eligilble for IPE credit. Learn more here. 

  • #UMNGive to the Max was a huge success! Thank you to all who raised $4,120 for the John Song Vision for Health Justice Fund. Dr. Song: "The circumstances and context of living life destitute and at the lonely fringes of society create fears of dying, de..

    Thanks to our #HealthEquityChampions for raising $4,120 on #UMNGive to the Max Day. Dr. John Song's work is a shining example of Bioethics at its best: scholarly but also genuinely making a difference in the lives of people who really need it. With your support, we can continue to promote his vision for health Justice. 

  • Research Ethics Week Event: Informed Consent: Navigating Best Practices hosted by Human Research Protection Program and the Center for Bioethics on March 6 12 - 1:30 pm in the Mississippi Rm, Coffman. Open to anyone, RSVP requested.

    Filling up fast! Join us on March 6th to learn about best practices from informed consent for our 2020 Research Ethics Week event. Learn more.

Interim Director

Headshot of Deb DeBruin, PhDThe Center for Bioethics is excited to announce that Debra DeBruin, PhD has been named Interim Director. Dr. DeBruin has been with the Center since 2000. She has served in various administrative leadership roles for the Center since 2003, including a previous appointment as Director. She also holds the Maas Family Chair in Bioethics. Dr. DeBruin’s interests include bioethics and social justice, ethical issues related to women’s health, and public health ethics and policy. Congratulations, Dr. DeBruin!


Dr. Frazier Benya

Check out what our alumni are up to and how they have been using their bioethics degree post-graduation.  Learn more about alum Dr. Frazier Benya.


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Friday, March 6, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm