Graduate Academic Programs in Healthcare Ethics
All Healthcare Ethics (HCE) programs include academic courses and clinical ethics rotations or internships. Students may study full-time or part-time. Part-time students must take a minimum of 2 courses each fall and spring semester. Typically, HCE degree courses are taught in the afternoon and evening.
The courses are designed with a focus on research competencies. This will better facilitate the writing of dissertations.
The David F. Kelly Bioethics Lecture
Ethical challenges in confronting disasters: Some lessons learned
Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Ruth Macklin, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Ruth Macklin is Professor of Bioethics in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at Albery Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. She received a BA with Distinction from Cornell University and an MA and PhD in Philosophy from Case Western Reserve University. She has more than two hundred sixty publication in professional journals and scholarly books in bioethics, law, medicine, philosophy, and the social sciences in addition to articles in magazines and newspapers for general audiences. She is author or editor of thirteen books, including Against Relativism (1999), Double Standards in Medical Reserach in Developing Countries (2004), and Ethics in Global Health: Research, Policy and Practice (2012). Dr. Macklin is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science and serves as a consultant to the World Health Organization. She currently co-directs an NIH-sponsored Training Program on Research Ethics, which takes place in Buenos Aires, Argentina.