Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

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Since its establishment in 1982, the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities has been committed to helping health care professionals, students, policy makers and community members explore the challenging ethical questions that have accompanied scientific advances and changes in our health care delivery system.

We are dedicated to locally, nationally, and internationally recognized innovation and excellence in Bioethics Education, Bioethics Research and Scholarship, Bioethics Consultation and Bioethics Community Service. Learn More
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A leader in multidisciplinary scholarship and research

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Medical Humanities

Dedicated to professionalism, communication, empathy and reflection

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Genomics and Ethics

Using sequencing to guide treatment and inform public health practice

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Seminars & Events

  • November 13, 2018

    5:00 pm–6:00 pm

    13th Annual Medical Humanities Lecture

    MCW Health Research Center

    Uncertainty in Medicine: Why We Need Creativity in an Evidence-Based World

  • November 27, 2018

    12:00 pm–1:00 pm

    Bioethics and Medical Humanities Grand Rounds

    Medical College of Wisconsin M2050/M2070

    Mary E. Homan, MA, MSHCE, DrPH | Global Health Ethics: Justifying Socially Acceptable Imperialism or Supporting Decolonization?

  • November 27, 2018

    5:30 pm–7:30 pm

    Moving Pens

    Medical College of Wisconsin

    Moving Pens is a writing prompt and critique group for MCW faculty and students facilitated by Kim Suhr, MFA, of Red Oak Writing.

Contact Us

Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Medical College of Wisconsin

8701 Watertown Plank Rd.

Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-8498

(414) 955-0042 (fax)

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