The MacLean Center prize is the largest prize in bioethics and clinical ethics. It was presented to Dr. Laura Roberts during the 27th annual Dorothy J. MacLean Fellows Conference on ethics in medicine.
Since 1981, the MacLean Center has sponsored an annual seminar series that has examined the ethical aspects of one key health related issue. In 2015-2016, our topic is Neuroethics.
The MacLean Center’s renowned medical ethics fellowship program has graduated over 320 fellows, many of whom hold endowed professorships and direct clinical ethics programs in the US, Canada and Europe.
Since 1981, The MacLean Center has offered clinical ethics consultations to assist patients, families, physicians, nurses, and students. The Center developed the concept of “research ethics consultation” in 1987 and has continued to offer this service to translational researchers and to the IRB.
The MacLean Center Library, located in W-732, holds over seven thousand physical books, dozens of journals, and a video archive dating back decades.
Since 1986, the MacLean Center’s internationally renowned medical ethics fellowship program has graduated more than 320 fellows, many of whom hold endowed professorships and direct ethics programs around the globe.Apply now
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 2015-2016 is Neuroethics.Learn more
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.Learn more
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