Einstein-Cardozo Bioethics Graduate Education

News & Events

  • On March 16, 2015, we invite you to a play reading of "July 7, 1994", by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies. The event will celebrate the 20th year of the bioethics certificate program and raise funds for scholarships. This one-act play addresses the moral distress of a young physician working hard amid divisions posed by class, race, and a broken health care system. Click here to learn more and buy tickets 
  • Congratulations to 2nd year Einstein student William Malouf for his 2014 Winning Essay in the AMA Journal of Ethics: Redefining Professionalism in an Era of Residency Work-Hour Limitations 
  • Dr. Tia Powell was recently named one of nine new 2014 Hastings Center Fellows. The Fellows are an elected association of researchers from around the world whose distinguished contributions in their fields have been influential in bioethics.
  • 2015 Summer Internship
    Applications for the 2015 Bioethics Summer Internship are due March 2, 2015
    Click here for more information and to apply 
  • Conference presentation: March 13, 2014
    "Shared Decision Making and Informed Consent: Understanding the Goals and Responsibility of the Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Speaker: Lauren Flicker
    American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Conference
    New Orleans, LA
  • Conference presentation: April 24, 2014
    "Considering an Approach to Requests for Post Mortem Sperm Retrieval"
    Speaker: Lauren Flicker
    International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultations
    Paris, France
  • Conference presentation: June 6, 2014
    "Building on the Expertise in the Room: Legal Education for a Multidisciplinary Student Body"
    Speaker: Lauren Flicker
    American Society for Law Medicine & Ethics, Health Law Professors' Conference
  • M.B.E. student Jill Werman Harris weighs pros and cons of preventive surgery options for women carrying the BRCA gene mutation, in an article in the New York Times Well Blog. 
  • In an opinion piece published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Dr. Powell discusses the process that led three NYC hospitals to reach different decisions about when to evacuate hundreds of patients
  • Institute of Medicine issues a report on staging antibiotics availability during anthrax attacks. Tia Powell, director of the Center for Bioethics and its graduate programs, served as vice-chair of the committee drafting the report.
    Tia Powell, director of the Center for Bioethics and its graduate programs, served as vice-chair of the committee drafting the report.
  • Los Angeles Times interviews Tia Powell about the ethical and medical issues surrounding the use of robotic pets as companions for the elderly.
  • Certificate Program Reunion takes place in March. Melissa Kurtz writes about the event and keynote address by Mirai Chatterjee of SEWA. 
  • President Obama announces appointments to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. The Commission will be chaired by Amy Gutmann, President of the University of Pennsylvania, and co-chaired by James Wagner, President of Emory University.
  • Tia Powell, M.D., director of the Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics and director of the Einstein-Cardozo Master of Science in Bioethics Program, presents at the 2011 Organ Donor Bioethics Symposium.
  • Voices in Bioethics: In a special feature — Using Bioethics to Improve Healthcare — our faculty and students discuss the need for rigorous education in the field and the unique aspects of bioethics collaboration at Einstein, Cardozo and Montefiore.

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