Center for Bioethics spring 2018 course list

From stem cells, to global health, to animal ethics, there's room for everyone to join the conversation in ethical dilemmas. Contact with questions.  Complete course descriptions.


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Spring 2018 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.

Mini Bioethics Academy

Speaker and audience Mini Bioethics Academy spring 2018

More than 300 members of the UMN community and the public engaged with expert speakers during the Center for Bioethics' recent Mini Bioethics Academy three-part evening series "Opioid Addiction in America." Topics ranged from the current state of the opioid crisis and public perceptions of opioid addiction to what community initiatives are happening to combat this pervasive issue. 
Mini Bioethics Academy is a bi-annual seminar series aimed to highlight timely bioethical issues. We'll return in the fall of 2018 with a whole new series. Visit to request your name be added to our mailing list.


Friday, April 6, 2018 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm


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The Gender Policy Report

Gender and the First 100 Days of Health Policy

Gender and the First 100 Days of Health Policy

A project of the Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy.  The Gender Policy Report is a non-partisan, multidisciplinary effort to produce and disseminate timely, gender-focused analyses of emerging federal policy proposals based on the best insights from scholarship and research.