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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Lecture Series

Since 1981, the MacLean Center has sponsored an annual lecture series examining ethical aspects of one health-related topic each year. The topic in 2017-18 is Ethical Issues in Violence, Trauma, and Trauma Surgery.

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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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JLME Issue on Informed Consent Co-Edited by Valerie Koch

May 8, 2017—Prof. Koch co-edited the March issue of the J. of Law, Med., and Ethics: "Under Attack: Reconceptualizing Informed Consent."

“Life’s Work” - Discussion with Dr. Willie Parker

April 21, 2017—Dr. Willie Parker, upcoming speaker in the Reproductive Ethics Series, discusses his new book "Life's Work" at 57th St. Books.

Latest Seminar Series Video

Contending Conscientiously for Good Medicine with Respect to Reproduction

Farr Curlin, MD, presents in the 35th Annual Lecture Series on Reproductive Ethics on April 26, 2017.