Since 1986, the MacLean Center’s internationally renowned medical ethics fellowship program has graduated more than 410 fellows, many of whom hold endowed professorships and direct ethics programs around the globe.

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Seminar Series

Since 1981, the MacLean Center has sponsored an annual seminar series that examines the ethical aspects of one key health related issue each year. The topic in 2016-2017 is Reproductive Ethics.

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Each November, The MacLean Center hosts the Dorothy J. MacLean Fellows Conference on topics related to clinical medical ethics. The conference spans two days and draws speakers and audiences from all over the world.

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Advance In Human Embryo Research Rekindles Ethical Debate

May 13, 2016—Scientists have been able to make and study human embryos in their labs for decades. But they have never been able to keep them

MacLean Faculty Members Monica Peek and Elbert Huang appear on “In The Loop” on WYCC PBS Chicago.

April 25, 2016—Monica Peek discusses her efforts to improve diabetes care and outcomes on the south side of Chicago. Elbert Huang discusses th

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Do Apes and Young Children Attribute Mental States?

Tyler Burge, Professor of Philosophy at UCLA, presents in the 34th Annual Seminar Series on Neuroethics on May 4, 2016.