Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship 2016-2017

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Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship 2016-2017
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: August 5, 2016, 9:00 AM

THE PETRIE-FLOM CENTER

STUDENT FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM, 2016-2017

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Center an...

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Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant

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Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics, seeks a part-time re...

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Summer Bioethics Research Internship

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Summer Bioethics Research Internship
Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program

Deadline: January 15, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program seeks applicants for its 2016 summer student program...

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Post-Baccalaureate Bioethics Research Position

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Post-Baccalaureate Bioethics Research Position
Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program

Deadline: March 18, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program seeks applicants for a one-year postbaccalaureate re...

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Fellowship Programs

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Fellowship Programs
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Deadline: December 01, 2014

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University announces the 2016-17 Call for Applicat...

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SAVE THE DATE! PORTAL Ethics and Health Policy Seminar:
Returning Results to Research Participants

Friday, February 10, 2017 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Clinical investigators, public health advocates, and IRBs have been struggling to develop appropria...

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Concurrent Surgeries:
Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues

Thursday, October 27, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Concurrent, or overlapping, surgeries involve the simultaneous scheduling of substantial portions o...

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Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic restrictions

Washington Post, June 27, 2016
by Robert Barnes

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down Texas abortion restrictions that had caused more than half...

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The Difficult Ethics of Organ Donations From Living Donors:

Wall Street Journal, June 26, 2016
by Amy Dockser Marcus

Robert Osterrieder, a 52-year-old project manager, returned home to Pittsburgh from a business...

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Suit Challenges U.S. Over Abortions and Birth Control for Immigrant Minors

New York Times, June 24, 2016
by Erik Eckholm

The federal government is placing unaccompanied immigrant minors caught crossing the Southern borde...

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The Ethical Duty to Know:
The Tragic Case of Facilitated Communication for Autism

Thursday, June 23, 2016 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Warren Alpert Building, Room 236
Harvard Medical School, 200 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA

Event Description

Our speakers will review and discuss the history of a technique called Facilitat...

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Lecturer in Philosophy

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Lecturer in Philosophy
Department of Philosophy at the University of Maine

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description:

The University of Maine Department of Philosophy invites applications for a o...

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Senior Research Program Coordinator

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Senior Research Program Coordinator
Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Global Food Ethics and Policy Program

The Senior Research Program Coordinator will perform researc...

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The Ethics of Later Abortion

The Philosophers' Magazine, June 13, 2016
by Frances Kamm

From the article:

F. M. Kamm looks at some of the ways philosophers have argued about abortion tha...

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Politics Makes Abortion Training In Texas Difficult

NPR, June 22, 2016
by Carrie Feibel, Houston Public Media

[...] It may be good learning, but in Texas this training happens quietly, almost in secret.

"Doct...

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Pediatricians Call For More Testing And Tighter Rules On Lead Exposure

NPR, June 20, 2016
by Rae Ellen Bichell

[...] 

The academy recommends that pediatricians and primary care providers proactively test...

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Birth Control via App Finds Footing Under Political Radar

New York Times, June 19, 2016
by Pam Belluck

A quiet shift is taking place in how women obtain birth control. A growing assortment of new a...

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Canada Legalizes Physician-Assisted Dying

NPR, June 18, 2016
by Merrit Kennedy

After weeks of debate, Canadian lawmakers have passed legislation to legalize physician-assisted de...

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FDA Regulations Limit Blood Donations From Gay Men

CBS San Francisco, June 14, 2016
by Holly Quan, featuring I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Excerpt from the article:

On World Blood Donation Day and in the wake of the Orlando mass shooting...

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After The Orlando Massacre, Many In The LGBTQ Community Are Turned Away From Giving Blood

Greater Boston (WGBH), June 14, 2016
by Nikki Blank, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Excerpt from interview:

Early in the 1980's, there was a lifetime ban or deferral for any man...

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AMA To Battle NRA, GOP To Allow Federal Gun Research

Forbes, June 15, 2016
by Bruce Japsen

The American Medical Association will throw its considerable lobbying clout behind efforts to...

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Preventing Mitochondrial DNA Diseases: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Journal of the American Medical Association, June 9, 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Eli Y. Adashi

From the article:

On February 3, 2016, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its Ethical a...

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Call for Postgraduate Abstracts

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Call for Postgraduate Abstracts
Postgraduate Bioethics Conference

Deadline: July 08, 2016

This year’s PGBC conference is entitled “Bioethics in Theory: Bioethics in Practic...

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Balancing the Surgeon’s Responsibility to Individuals and Society

Springer, 2016
by Bruce D. White and Luke C. Gelinas (Clinical Research Ethics Fellow)

From the chapter in The SAGES Manual, Ethics of Surgical Innovation:

18. Balancing the Surgeon&rsq...

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Ireland Abortion Ban Violated Woman’s Human Rights, U.N. Panel Says

New York Times, June 9, 2016
by Sewell Chan

LONDON — Ireland’s abortion ban subjects women to cruel, degrading and discriminatory t...

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FDA Moves To Speed Access To Compassionate-Use Drugs

NPR, June 8, 2016
by Rachel Bluth

The Food and Drug Administration has reduced an obstacle from its compassionate use policy, streaml...

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Species-wide Gene Editing, Applauded and Feared, Gets a Push

New York Times, June 8, 2016
by Amy Harmon

[...] On Wednesday, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, the premier...

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Football Players Health Study at Harvard University

Friday, June 03, 2016 3:45 - 4:45 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Boston University School of Law, Room 103
765 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA

Part of the 39th Annual ASLME Health Law Professors Conference. In order to attend this panel,...

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Scientists Say They Hope To Create A Human Genome In The Lab

NPR, June 2, 2016
by Rob Stein

A group of scientists say they want work toward being able to create a synthetic version of the ent...

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Finance and Operations Assistant

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Finance and Operations Assistant
Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Deadline: Open until filled.

Finance and Operations Assistant – Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Job Number: 20160453

The Ken...

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The Summer Olympics And The Zika Virus — Is It Safe To Hold The Games In Brazil?

Greater Boston (WGBH), June 1, 2016
by Jim Braude, interviewing Executive Director Holly Fernandez Lynch

Olympic athletes going to Rio de Janeiro might come home with more than just a medal.  Some pu...

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150 experts say Olympics must be moved or postponed because of Zika:

Washington Post, May 27, 2016
by Featuring I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

More than 100 prominent physicians, bioethicists and scientists from around the world posted a...

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Correlations and Research Results:

EMR & EHR, May 26, 2016
by Andy Oram

Andy Oram, an editor specializing in open source, software engineering, and health IT, attende...

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The Neuroethics of Biomarkers:

Oxford University Press, 2016
by Matthew L. Baum (Student Fellow Alumnus)

About the Book: 

Neuroscientists are mining nucleic acids, blood, saliva, and brain images in...

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Call for Papers:

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Call for Papers:
The Rutgers Journal of Bioethics

Deadline: November 11, 2016

MISSION AND PURPOSE OF THE RUTGERS JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS

As members of the Bioethics Society o...

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SRC Doctoral Fellows Program

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SRC Doctoral Fellows Program
Science, Religion, and Culture at Harvard Divinity School

Deadline: Review of applications starts on May 31, 2016.

The Doctoral Fellowship is a competitive two-year fellowship that provides exposure, intellectual t...

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SRC Junior Fellows Program

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SRC Junior Fellows Program
Science, Religion, and Culture at Harvard Divinity School

Deadline: Applications submitted by June 1 will receive full review.

Open to master's students and advanced undergraduates with research interests in science studie...

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The Relationship Between Bioethics and U.S. Health Law:

In The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Healthcare Law, I. Glenn Cohen, Allison K. Hoffman, and William M. Sage, eds., May 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Abstract: This chapter explores the way bioethics is taught as part of U.S. health law. It beg...

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From Medical Experimentation to Non-Medical Experimentation:

Charles Fried, Medical Experimentation: Personal Integrity and Social Policy, New Edition (Oxford University Press), May 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and D. James Greiner

First published in 1974, Charles Fried's Medical Experimentation is a classic stateme...

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Research Project Coordinator

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Research Project Coordinator
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description

The Research Project Coordinator will provide research and administrative assi...

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When Big Data Isn’t Big Enough

Ampersand, May 20, 2016
by Elise Davis

Elise Davis of PRIM&R attended the Petrie-Flom Center's 2016 Annual Conference on "Big Data...

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In Search For Cures, Scientists Create Embryos That Are Both Animal And Human

NPR, May 18, 2016
by Rob Stein

A handful of scientists around the United States are trying to do something that some people find d...

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South Carolina Legislature Approves Ban on Abortions at 20 Weeks

New York Times, May 18, 2016
by Christine Hauser

The South Carolina legislature has passed a bill making it illegal for a woman to get an abort...

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Program Administrator

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Program Administrator
Fordham University HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Institute

Deadline: August 01, 2016

TITLE OF POSITION: Program Administrator

DEPARTMENT: Center for Ethics Education, Rose Hill &...

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Bioethics Research

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Bioethics Research
The Cleveland Clinic

Deadline: June 15, 2016

The Cleveland Clinic invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Bioethics Research. Thi...

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Pfizer Blocks the Use of Its Drugs in Executions

New York Times, May 13, 2016
by Erik Eckholm

The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced on Friday that it has imposed sweeping controls on the di...

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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Health Administration

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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Health Administration
College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University

Deadline: Open until filled. Position begins Sept 2016 or Jan 2017, depending on candidate’s availability.

The College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University seeks applications for a full- t...

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Assistant Professor, Bioethics

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Assistant Professor, Bioethics
Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences at Michigan State University and Spectrum...

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Doctor-Device Deals Need Scrutiny, Report Says:

Wall Street Journal, May 9, 2016
by Stephanie Armour

This article is behind a paywall. Harvard affiliates can access the full text via Hollis +.

Spinal...

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Bartenders Can’t Refuse Pregnant Women Alcohol, New York City Says

New York Times, May 9, 2016
by Mike McPhate

It can be an awkward order for a pregnant woman: A glass of merlot, please.

But she is legally ent...

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Professional ‘Guinea Pigs’ Can Make A Living Testing Drugs

NPR, May 8, 2016
by Rae Ellen Bichell

[...] Like other serial participants in clinical trials, Clough knows that what he's doing...

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Undergraduate Bioethics Essay Contest

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Undergraduate Bioethics Essay Contest
Voices in Bioethics

Deadline: June 30, 2016

Calling all undergraduates! Have something to say about BIOETHICS?

Submit an original, 1,500 word...

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Dead man’s sperm

Mosaic: The Science of Life, April 26, 2016
by Jenny Morber, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Excerpt from article:

[...] Where a man has made his wishes clear, the rights of the dead almost a...

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Health Law Workshop: Robert Cook-Deegan

Monday, April 18, 2016 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2015-2016
Hauser Hall 105
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the materials for the presentation: "Mining the Genomic Data Mountain: Legal and Poli...

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Harvard Medical School’s 2016 Bioethics Conference:
Social Justice and Ethics Committees in Health Care: Core to our Mission or None of our Business?

Thursday, April 14, 2016 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

Couldn't make it to the conference? Join the conversation on Twitter using #HMSABC!

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Petrie-Flom, 10 years on:

Harvard Law Today, April 14, 2016

On March 29, current and former affiliates of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotech...

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Boys to Men to Boys

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East C (2036)
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Couldn't join us for the event? Check out more information, including related publications and...

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Director of Master of Arts in Bioethics

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Director of Master of Arts in Bioethics
Center for Ethics at Emory University

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Center for Ethics at Emory University seeks a scholar in ethics and a clinical field, public he...

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Associate Editor - Ethics

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Associate Editor - Ethics
American Medical Association Journal of Ethics

Deadline: Open until filled.

Associate Editor – Ethics

The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest...

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Call for Undergraduate Papers

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Call for Undergraduate Papers
Penn Bioethics Journal

Deadline: June 12, 2016

Submit Your Work
Spring 2016 Call for Papers

All undergraduates are invited to submit their work f...

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Law Fellow

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Law Fellow
O’Neill Institute

Deadline: May 8, 2016

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is seeking exceptionally qualified c...

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Call for Proposals for the 2017 Brocher Event

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Call for Proposals for the 2017 Brocher Event
Fondation Brocher

Deadline: May 13, 2016

For the tenth anniversary of its scientific activities in 2017, the Brocher Foundation intends...

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Harvard Law Conference Surveys Troubles With Health Care

EMR & EHR Blog, March 30, 2016
by Andy Oram

From the article:

It is salubrious to stretch oneself and regularly attend a conference in a relat...

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The Future of Health Law and Policy:
The Petrie-Flom Center’s 10th Anniversary Conference Celebration

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center celebrated its first decade and kicked off the next by looking at...

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Petrie-Flom & Coalition to Transform Advanced Care Launch Project on Advanced Care & Health Policy

Petrie-Flom Center, March 28, 2016

The Project on Advanced Care and Health Policy will foster development of improved models of care f...

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Student/Postdoc Essay Contest

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Student/Postdoc Essay Contest
International Neuroethics Society

Deadline: June 15, 2016

Call for Submissions

The International Neuroethics Society (INS) is pleased to announce a call for...

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A Tool to Help Address Key Ethical Issues in Research

Journal of Medical Ethics Blog, February 22, 2016
by Rebecca H. Li & Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article: 

One of the most important responsibilities of a clinical project lead at a...

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Legal Internship

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Legal Internship
New York State Task Force on Life and the Law

Deadline: Open until filled.

The New York State Task Force on Life and the Law was established in 1985 by Governor Mario Cu...

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PhD Scholarship

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PhD Scholarship
Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology is seeking a s...

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Assistant or Associate Professor

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Assistant or Associate Professor
Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: April 15, 2015

Assistant or Associate Professor

Due to tremendous growth, the Center for Medical Ethics & Hea...

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Director of Clinical Ethics at Cleveland

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Director of Clinical Ethics at Cleveland
Department of Bioethics, Cleveland Clinic

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Department of Bioethics at the Cleveland Clinic invites applications for the Director of Clinic...

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Post-Doctoral Research Positions

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Post-Doctoral Research Positions
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

Deadline: April 15, 2016

The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE) announces two post-doctoral research position..

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Call for Papers: 2016 Health Law Scholars Workshop

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Call for Papers: 2016 Health Law Scholars Workshop
Saint Louis University School of Law

Deadline: April 11, 2016

The Health Law Scholars Workshop is a collegial forum in which faculty new to health law and bioeth...

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Research Associate

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Research Associate
King's College London

Deadline: April 1, 2016

Salary Details: £32,600 to £38,896 per annum 
Allowances: £2,323 L...

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Policy Surveillance Summer Intern

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Policy Surveillance Summer Intern
Temple University

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Policy Surveillance Program seeks applications from law-school students to fill several Summer...

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