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The Indiana University Center for Bioethics at IU School of Medicine, founded in 2001, hosts a robust program of research, consultation, support and teaching through the work of faculty investigators from the IU School of Medicine, IUPUI, the Fairbanks School of Public Health, and the McKinney School of Law. Faculty investigators conduct grant-funded research, provide consultation and support to researchers, teach bioethics, and support discussion of ethics and other important issues facing health and society as part of sponsored talks and seminars.

Research

Research

Faculty at the center conduct grant-funded research on bioethics, communication and policy. Areas of focus include supporting patient decision-making and informed consent, precision health (including genetic testing), electronic health information, community engagement and the opiate epidemic.
Education

Education

Center faculty teach bioethics, responsible conduct of research, professionalism, law, medical humanities, and related topics at IU School of Medicine, IUPUI, and other schools at IU and in the Indiana CTSI.
Support and Collaboration

Support and Collaboration

Center for Bioethics faculty work with researchers and clinicians across IU to help identify and address ethical issues in research and clinical care. Consultations are available to all researchers in translational sciences through the Bioethics and Subject Advocacy Program of the CTSI.

Events

A full calendar of upcoming talks and seminars on ethics and medical humanities, covering topics related to medicine, health, society, and history is available

Recordings of previous talks sponsored by the Center for Bioethics and by center faculty are also available.

Calendar of Events