Medical Ethics

  • School of Medicine students to take part in ethics fellowship

    School of Medicine students to take part in ethics fellowship

    Two Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) students were recently chosen by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week program in Germany and Poland that uses the conduct of physicians in Nazi-occupied Europe as a way to reflect on medical ethics today. Read More

    Apr 19, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Sign up for Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning winter term

    African American pioneers in sports and entertainment, media in a time of fake news, and climate change and human health are among the winter offerings of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Nov 16, 2017

  • DNA sequence

    New center to study genomic privacy concerns

    Researchers at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine have received a four-year, $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish a new center for the study of privacy concerns associated with the use of genomic information, the NIH announced this week. Read More

    May 19, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Regulatory failure leads to risks, expert says

    Failing to get proper consent from parents in a study that potentially put babies at risk is unquestionably a regulatory failure and perhaps a moral failure, according to Laura Stark, an expert on medical regulation and ethics. Read More

    Apr 11, 2013