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decorative itemAmerican College of Physicians Center For Ethics & Professionalism
Documents and resources related to end-of-life care, managed care ethics, and professionalism.
decorative itemAmerican Medical Association
Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs
Institute for Ethics
Virtual Mentor
Discussion forum.
decorative itemAmerican Society for Bioethics and Humanities
Consolidation of the Society for Health and Human Values, Society for Bioethics Consultation, and American Association of Bioethics.
decorative itemAmerican Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics
Publishes The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics and The American Journal of Law & Medicine. Web site offers news, audio programs, and conference information.
decorative itemAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics
Based at Indiana University. Produces several publications, including case studies.
Online edition of The American Journal of Bioethics. Daily news; special features; conference information; and "Bioethics for Beginners" section with extensive, well-organized links. Produced by the University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics and MIT Press.
decorative itemCanadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Includes material on testing and confidentiality, prisons, injection drug use, discrimination, and immigration. In English and French.
decorative itemEuropean Network for Biomedical Ethics
Based at University of Tübingen, Germany; publishes Biomedical Ethics.
decorative itemFrançois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights
Works to develop domestic and international policy focusing on the relationship between health and human rights in a global perspective.
decorative itemFrench National Consultative Ethics Committee for Health and Life Sciences
In French and English.
decorative itemGeorgetown University National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature
Books, journals, newspaper articles, legal materials, regulations, codes, and government publications. Links to databases and teaching materials.
decorative itemGeorgetown University Kennedy Institute of Ethics
The world’s oldest and most comprehensive academic bioethics center. Research covering protection of research subjects, reproductive and feminist bioethics, end of life care, health care justice, intellectual disability, cloning, gene therapy, eugenics, and other major issues in bioethics.
decorative itemGlobal Forum on Bioethics in Research
An informal partnership established by a number of organizations with a shared interest in the ethics of conducting research involving human beings in developing countries.
decorative itemHarvard School of Public Health Program on Ethical Issues in International Health Research
Website includes case studies and links related to principles of research ethics, informed consent, responsibility to the study community, mechanisms of approval, and the role of funders. Also see Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics.
decorative itemHastings Center
Independent, nonpartisan, interdisciplinary research institute based in New York State. Research covers medicine and biomedical research; values and biotechnology; and health policy and health care systems.
decorative itemIowa State University Bioethics Program
decorative itemJohns Hopkins University Bioethics Institute
Research includes medical privacy and international research ethics; many related publications, legislative material, and links provided for each research topic.
decorative itemKarolinska Institute Library: Bioethics Resources
Based in Sweden, includes links to articles and case studies.
decorative itemMedical College of Wisconsin Center for the Study of Bioethics
Includes distance learning and abstract service.
decorative itemMonash University Centre for Human Bioethics
Based in Australia; publishes Monash Bioethics Review.
decorative itemNational Human Genome Research Institute: Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Human Genetics Research
Established to anticipate and address the ethical, legal, and social issues that arise as the result of human genetic research.
decorative itemNational Institutes of Health: Bioethics Resources on the Web
Sponsored by the U.S. NIH Office of Extramural Research and the NIH Inter-Institute Bioethics Interest Group. Provides information about bioethics initiatives at NIH institutes and centers, other federal agencies, and nongovernmental organizations. Topics include research (domestic and international), biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, culture and ethnicity, end of life, palliative care, health insurance and managed care, and physician-patient relationship.
decorative itemNuffield Council on Bioethics
Based in U.K. and funded by the Nuffield Foundation, Wellcome Trust, and Medical Research Council. Reports and discussion papers; topics include ethics of healthcare-related research in developing countries.
decorative itemOffice for Human Research Protections
Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
decorative itemPresident's Council on Bioethics
U.S. presidential advisory council on bioethical issues in science and technology.
decorative itemStanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics
decorative itemUniversity of British Columbia Center for Applied Ethics
Online discussions and courses and extensive links related to biomedical and health care ethics.
decorative itemUniversity of Buffalo Center for Clinical Ethics and Humanities in Health Care
News, online library, and an ethics core curriculum; featured topics include research, medical humanities, hospice and palliative care, advance directives, confidentiality and medical record privacy, genetics, and law.
decorative itemUniversity of California San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Policy and Ethics Core
The purpose of the Policy and Ethics Core is to assure that HIV prevention and policy research at Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) meets the highest ethical standards, addresses pressing policy questions, and has a high impact on the policy-making process.
decorative itemUniversity of Chicago MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Online newsletter and guide to biomedical ethics resources.
decorative itemUniversity of Michigan
Ethics links and courses.
decorative itemUniversity of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics
Houses editorial offices of American Journal of Bioethics. Links to Penn Medical School's virtual curriculum, which includes CMEs and grand rounds.
decorative itemUniversity of Pittsburgh Center for Bioethics and Health Law
Extensive, well-annotated links.
decorative itemUniversity of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics
decorative itemUniversity of Tsukuba Eubios Ethics Institute
Based in Japan; publishes Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics. Materials in Japanese and English.
decorative itemUniversity of the Witwatersrand
HIV/AIDS: Ethical, Legal & Social Issues--Bioethics for the Developing World.
decorative itemWHO: Ethical Standards and Procedures for Research with Human Beings
A collection of guidance documents and background material. See also the WHO Department of Health and Human Rights.
See Also
HIV InSite Knowledge Base
Ethical Dimensions of HIV/AIDS
End of Life
Human Rights
Legal Dimensions